Your success depends on your ability to speak and present effectively in public.
If you feel nervous, insecure, embarrassed, ineffective, inept, or afraid when speaking in front of other people, whether it’s a large auditorium, a small boardroom, or just one important person you need to impress, you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from fear of public speaking or performance anxiety, commonly called "stage fright”, and this can result in everything from sweaty hands to shortness of breath or even heart palpitations.
If we don’t master our communication and pronunciation skills, we risk losing important deals, big cases and the respect of our colleagues.
Welcome, I’m AnnJoan
I'm here to help you command the influence you want by “wowing” listeners with your confidence, poise, and knowledge. My public speaking and presentation skills program will help you project executive presence and make a great impression in all your important meetings.
I specialize in speech training for clarity, confidence and power. I coach communication skills throughout all levels of management and across multiple mediums, spanning from meetings to conference calls to webinars to presentations on stage.
Whether you are a novice public speaker getting ready for your first presentation or a seasoned speaker looking to polish and fine tune your skills, I can help. My clients get results and respect.
Once you walk through my door, your ability to communicate effectively, with clarity and confidence becomes MY problem and responsibility, not yours. And I have total faith in my ability to deliver the solution you need.
Learn More About AnnJoan
Licensed Speech Pathologist
Ann Joan Hyman M.A., CCC-SLP is the force behind the speech of countless corporate executives, public speakers, and actors around the world.
Ms. Hyman has changed the speech for corporate executives and employees of many top companies and Am Law 100 global law firms including, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, JP Morgan, Mercedes Benz, Capital One, among many others.
In addition, her work can be heard on television (The Blacklist, Arrow, Madame Secretary, The Good Wife, House of Cards, and Mozart In The Jungle, Elementary, The Americans, Saturday Night Live), on stage (The Book of Mormon and Significant Other), and film (Jack of the Red Hearts, James Bond: Quantum of Solace, The Invisible Guardian, and the Tim Burton film, Dark Shadows).
AnnJoan Hyman is a licensed speech pathologist in practice for more than 30 years. She holds a master’s degree in speech pathology from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.
AnnJoan is licensed in New York and New Jersey and holds a national certification from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Get an edge and an advantage over your competition
Work with AnnJoan to:
- manage your stage fright or performance anxiety,
- control your voice and tonality to express confidence and authority,
- know the proper words to use across all contexts in American English,
- deepen your connection with the audience,
- eliminate your accent,
- improve the clarity of your speech,
- perfect your body language for maximum impact and executive presence while speaking to large and small groups.
I’ve had the great fortune to work with AnnJoan Hyman in multiple capacities over the last several years. AnnJoan has become our ‘go to’ person when anyone on my team is looking to sharpen presentation skills whether for formal trainings, Ted talks, panels, or workshops. AnnJoan homes in on your individual strengths and builds on them, and, with expertise, patience and humor, she addresses your areas for improvement. Working with her builds your credibility, your confidence and your power as a communicator.AnnJoan is also a consulting partner to my company and works regularly with our own clients in the many instances in which we need to rely on her specialized skill set and experience. Without exception, our clients have found their work with her to be nothing less than invaluable. Finally, I have first-hand experience working with AnnJoan and have benefitted enormously from her training, her creativity and her insistence on preparation. By the time you’ve finished rehearsing with AnnJoan on a given presentation, it feels effortless!We are looking forward to a long and growing collaboration.
I have lived in the United Sates for the past 24 years, owning a business for 21. 12 months of sessions with AnnJoan have accomplished what I could not do myself in all those years. My self confidence in public speaking has increased 100%. AnnJoan gave me a priceless ability to function in professional life as well as socially. Employees in my office became Ann Joan’s assistant teachers pointing out my mistakes. As time goes by, their corrections become less frequent. (Right! Back to work!) Working and improving my speech gives me great personal pleasure. I practice after I get home every day. It is a good way to unwind. I look forward to the weekly lessons. They give structure to my weeks. Ann Joan is a great speech professional and psychologist. She analyzes the mechanics of speech as well as the psychology of communication. This makes her a super effective accent correction coach. Living in the US as an immigrant, I of course wanted to be an American. But no matter when you acquire citizenship, you become an American when people stop asking to repeat what you just said. Thank you, AnnJoan for making a dream come true, the dream of becoming an American.