Author: Ryan Brown

Mar
29

The Disappearing Voice

In my most recent book, Vocal Leadership, I quote directly from the journal of the greatest Roman orator of the last Century BC, Cicero, referencing public speaking and leadership.  He identifies voice, pitch, and body language and what he shares is as relevant today as over 2000 years ago.  I go on to discuss the […]

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Mar
15

‘IMPOSTER SYNDROME’—AND THE JOURNEY OF A HUMAN BEING

In a recent post Academy Award interview with ABC News’ Amy Robach, Oscar winner, Viola Davis said, “I still feel like I am going to wake up and everybody is going to see the hack I am.” Similarly, in 2015 the actress Emma Watson said in an interview with Vogue UK, “When I receive recognition […]

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Jan
23

A Birthday Letter From Arthur

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARTHUR SAMUEL JOSEPH! A letter from the Master: “January 23rd marks my 71st birthday! I always celebrate ‘my day’. When I send birthday cards, I often say “May your day and every day be all that you deserve.” I am sure, for most if not all of us, our birthdays are special. However, […]

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Jan
02

Arthur’s New Year’s Letter 2017

A dear friend and former student of many years standing recently gave me an abbreviated version of The Wisdom of Success that he had compiled. Although the provenance could be questionable, as it is presumed to be based on a two-and-a-half day interview of Andrew Carnegie that Napoleon Hill conducted a century ago, as far […]

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Nov
29

What is Vocal Leadership?

Announcing the Vocal Awareness Leadership Academy “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson   In the United States, we are in the throes of one of the most heated political struggle in perhaps the last seventy-five years and we have clearly lost the ability to communicate respectfully […]

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Sep
29

When Did We Lose Authenticity In America?

How Politicians And Each Of Us Can Restore Trust In American Politics As we digest the first 2016 Presidential debate, no one can deny we are witnessing an election like no other. We are living in historical times. So much is at stake for all Americans—and obviously, the world. Through this, we continue to be […]

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