interviews and tips by kim a page

June 2021 (p.19)

Finding Your Voice During A Pandemic

As we've all willingly - or begrudgingly - become ensconced in the world of Zoom meetings, webinars, Team meetings, Google chats we've found ourselves having to develop a new range of skills. Sometimes those skills come naturally, and sometimes painstakingly...

November 2019

Likability in business

When we do business, we do it through relationships. We select whom we want to engage with, and whom we come back to for more. The ability to make a real connection, and make the other person like you is a big part of your success or failure…

May 2019

The right kind of loud for executives

Getting the Right Kind of Loud means knowing how to adjust to the person you are trying to reach, fine-tuning to the situation and the kind of influence you are looking for…

February 2019

Listen to understand

When it comes to the communication acts of listening and speaking, we tend to think that speaking is active while listening is passive. It is actually the other way around, speaking is simply thinking out loud, while listening is hard work, requiring us to stay attentive…

October 2016

How to take control of your presentation

How can you deliver a presentation in a way that makes your audience take notice? For independent voice coach Kim A. Page, the answer is to train your voice to become more dynamic, elastic and connected with your “gut feelings”. In this article, she shares the steps to speak like a pro…

October 2016

Corporate Choirs For Wellness

When it comes to corporate wellness, most people think of team-building games and sports as effective ways to encourage bonding and promote a healthy lifestyle. But there’s another activity catching on in the business world that ticks those all boxes – corporate choirs…

May 2016

How to Handle Q&A

It is not uncommon to watch a good presenter plunge and suddenly lose credibility when their discourse is interrupted. When an audience member puts up his or her hand, you can feel a heightened attention in the air. Will the reply increase the relevancy of the topic and connect with the audience – or will it do the opposite?

April 2016

Pitching Your Business With Impact

As a trainer who delivers presentation workshops as well as pitching sessions, I am sometimes asked, isn’t it really the same thing? An understandable comparison, of course, but pitching distinguishes itself by some specific criteria, just like a 100-meter sprint is different from a marathon, requiring a different preparation and practice…

February 2016

Multitasking Takes its Toll on Focus

Information doesn’t have status any more because we keep Googling everything. The most important skill today is the capacity to tune in and ask ‘what does this person need to know and what is relevant to them?’ We want to feel like someone is listening to us. Kim gives Active Listening tips…

January 2016

Five UAE Experts Share Their Tips

Five experts in the UAE provide insights on how you can become more productive throughout the day. Kim’s tips is something you can do in the car while driving to work…

June 2015

Learn the Art of Overtone Chanting

This interview introduces Overtone Chanting, one of Kim’s voice techniques. The journalist captured parts of Kim’s journey with her own voice, the background that eventually filled her toolbox as a vocal coach…