22 episodes

Welcome to the Be Truly Heard Podcast with me, Anne Leatherland.
I’m a coach and voice expert with over 27 years of experience. I'm also a woman in business who understands the power of communication.
In this podcast, I will help you control your nerves, sound more authoritative, speak confidently, and be taken seriously! I will share valuable growth strategies to help you overcome the barriers of communication in your life.
Join me on this journey and get ready to be truly heard.

Be Truly Heard Anne Leatherland

    • Business
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Welcome to the Be Truly Heard Podcast with me, Anne Leatherland.
I’m a coach and voice expert with over 27 years of experience. I'm also a woman in business who understands the power of communication.
In this podcast, I will help you control your nerves, sound more authoritative, speak confidently, and be taken seriously! I will share valuable growth strategies to help you overcome the barriers of communication in your life.
Join me on this journey and get ready to be truly heard.

    The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening

    Today, we explore the art of active listening—what it means to truly hear someone and why it's crucial for effective communication.
    Whether in personal conversations or professional settings, understanding how to engage fully with others can transform your interactions.
    We'll discuss strategies for active and passive listening, how to create a safe space for dialogue, and the importance of body language and feedback.
    Join me to enhance your communication skills and connect more deeply with those around you.
    Here are the highlights:
    (1:03) The importance of active listening.
    (3:48) Tips for effective listening.
    (7:36) Eye contact and body language.
    (10:45) Avoiding distractions for effective communication.
    To find out more, contact Anne here
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    This podcast is proudly produced by The Podcast Boutique

    • 16 min
    Is it a Man's World? Women in STEM with guest Carol Dougherty

    Is it a Man's World? Women in STEM with guest Carol Dougherty

    In today’s episode, we’re joined by an amazing guest, Carol Dougherty.
    Carol is a trainer, coach, and founder of Delta Consulting Group, LLC, a coaching, and training company helping women in STEM gain the recognition they deserve.
    With a rich background in engineering and leadership, Carol shares her journey and insights on empowering women in a predominantly male-dominated field.
    Tune in as we explore the unique challenges women face in STEM, discuss strategies for effective communication, and learn how to make your voice heard in any professional environment.
    Here are the highlights:
    (1:13) Challenges faced by women in STEM fields.
    (5:12) Gender bias and communication challenges faced by women in the workplace.
    (11:10) Vocal techniques for women in a male-dominated industry.
    (16:42) Assertiveness and active listening in STEM fields.
    Connect with Carol:
    caroldougherty.com
    Carol Dougherty, MBA | LinkedIn
    To find out more, contact Anne here
    And reach out on Social Media:

    LinkedIn
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    This podcast is proudly produced by The Podcast Boutique

    • 23 min
    More on Managing Interruptions

    More on Managing Interruptions

    Today, we’re tackling a common challenge many of us face in meetings and presentations: dealing with interruptions and difficult questions.
    Drawing from discussions on the Be Truly Heard Facebook forum and previous episodes, I’ll share five top strategies to handle these disruptions with confidence.
    From managing your vocal tone to assertive phrasing and redirecting conversations, learn how to maintain control and ensure your voice is truly heard.
    Tune in to refine your communication skills and enhance your professional interactions.
    Here are the highlights:
    (0:45) Managing interruptions during a meeting/presentation.
    (2:04) Vocal tone, emphasis, and assertive phrasing.
    (4:14) How different tones can convey different meanings.
    (7:19) Active listening and controlling speaking situations.
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    To find out more, contact Anne here
    And reach out on Social Media:

    LinkedIn
    Facebook
    Instagram

    This podcast is proudly produced by The Podcast Boutique

    • 14 min
    Vocal Milestones

    Vocal Milestones

    Do you ever take time to look back at the achievements you’ve made?
    Tracking your milestones is important. It keeps you motivated enough to keep improving your skills.
    This episode is all about celebrating your voice and seeing how much you’ve already progressed. Doing this on a regular basis can have a wonderful effect. So, join me as I help you figure out how to track your vocal milestones and understand the ways that you can benefit from this. 
    Here are the highlights:
    (04:11) Having unrealistic expectations. 
    (06:10) Motivation!
    (09:19) Aims and goals. 
    (12:06) Tracking your successes and celebrating them.
    (13:45) Get some feedback.
    Free Progress Tracker: click HERE

    To find out more, contact Anne here
    And reach out on Social Media:

    LinkedIn
    Facebook
    Instagram

    This podcast is proudly produced by The Podcast Boutique

    • 17 min
    Dealing With Interruptions In Meetings With Guest Dr Gillyanne Kayes

    Dealing With Interruptions In Meetings With Guest Dr Gillyanne Kayes

    Many women get scared and frustrated when they are interrupted during meetings. It can be especially confusing when the interruption is not helpful because it can take some time to get back into the flow of your presentation. 
    My guest has had her fair share of dealing with interruptions. Dr Gillyanne Kayes is an international singing voice specialist, researcher, author, and Director at the company Vocal Process. Today, she shares some great tips to help us feel confident enough to handle interruptions during meetings and presentations.
    Here are the highlights:
    (06:02) Learning to take the lead.
    (10:29) Making contact with the audience.
    (13:30) Body language.
    (15:56) Practice doing it. 
    (20:54) Positive affirmations.
    To find out more, contact Anne here
    And reach out on Social Media:

    LinkedIn
    Facebook
    Instagram

    This podcast is proudly produced by The Podcast Boutique

    • 24 min
    Breaking Down Communication Barriers

    Breaking Down Communication Barriers

    Have you ever tried to communicate with someone and felt that there was a barrier to what you wanted to get across? 
    In this episode I’ll be talking about how we can overcome such barriers, especially when we're speaking in public. 
    Find out more about my free online masterclass for businesswomen, “Owning The Space” on April 24th HERE

    Here are the highlights 
    (02:38) Anxiety and barriers 
    (06:48) When barriers can occur 
    (07:29) Strategies for overcoming communication barriers in presentations and meetings 
     

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Barrowmangirl ,

Find your voice

I could listen to Anne for days! Anne is clear, warm and insightful. Our voice, both literal and metaphorical, is at the core of who we are and Anne helps us to connect to it in ways I never realised possible. Can’t wait for more!

R22SL ,

Fantastic!

Loads of helpful tips and strategies here for public speaking - I’ll definitely be using lots of these! Highly recommended!

laubm94 ,

Inspiring for women

This podcast is ideal for me. It shares loads of easy tips for becoming more confident with my voice. It’s short enough to listen to on a quick walk too.

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