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Lynda Katz Wilner, M.S., CCC-SLP is a corporate communication trainer and 
a Speech and Language Pathologist.
She is the founder and director of Successfully Speaking, a woman-owned communication consulting firm, which specializes in professional speaking skills, foreign accent modification, and regional dialect reduction for native and non-native speakers. She works with individuals and groups. 

Ms. Wilner developed and published Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession, The Medically Speaking Inventory: Assessment of Accented Speech, and collaborated with Marjorie Feinstein-Whittaker in the development of  RULES, RULES To Go, Medically Speaking RULES, Medically Speaking Idioms, RULES BY THE SOUND Boston RULES, and the Pronunciation Screening Tool for Healthcare. She trains individuals, groups, and trainers around the United States with her unique programs. 
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July 18th Train-the-Trainer Webinar
Webinar on Accent Programs Unique to the Medical Community

Lynda is the lead presenter at this train-the-trainer webinar in its 11th year. Lynda joins Lorna D. Sikorski in the LDS Online Series. Learn how to market to the medical community and develop a training program that is unique to the needs of the medical profession.  


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 July 2013


Summer is finally here! Enjoy the weather and hopefully you will have some time for rest and relaxation!


June was a busy month of workshops. I was honored to work with seventeen members of the clergy of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, WV and at another workshop with a  group of professionals from THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development.   Testimonial


What diverse groups of professionals! Each workshop teaches me new perspectives!  


Diocese testimonial for accent reduction/modification programs offered by Successfully Speaking.
Diocese testimonial for accent reduction/modification programs offered by Successfully Speaking.


Do You  Know the V's of Communication?
In my workshops, we often discuss the
Three V's (Visual, Vocal, and Verbaland their impact on communication. Many presentation coaches quote the landmark studies by Albert Mehrabian, PhD, that identify communication as 55% Visual, 38% Vocal, and 7% Verbal. This data is often misunderstood........ Read more
Talk Like a Leader


Inc. magazine just published some excellent tips on strategies to speak like a leader.  
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What Makes a Good Presentation ?

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We form a first impression in a matter of seconds! How will you begin your presentation? Should you make a joke? Apologize? State your credentials?


How can you grab the audiences attention and make an excellent first and lasting impression? If you make the wrong impression, it will take the audience a lot longer than 15 seconds to change their mind! Check out this article that reinforces many ideas Successfully Speaking teaches in 1:1 coaching and workshops.


15 Seconds to a Better Presentation

Grammatically Speaking

Here are some more grammatical slips heard from fellow professionals and celebrities. Can you see what is wrong? What should be said?


I have four sons and four daughter-in-laws.


Thirty-five of us does this procedure.


Check the answers and explanations


Our Vision

Successfully Speaking helps individuals from diverse backgrounds  achieve excellence in communication and maximize their professional success.

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Do you have a topic your employees want to hear? Public speaking? How to present yourself professionally? Vocal hygiene? Effective communication in the workplace? Let's talk about bringing these educational and practical topics to your workplace. Call 410.356.5666 to see how Successfully Speaking can help your organization.
Warm regards, 


Lynda Katz Wilner, M.S.
Successfully Speaking
Telephone/Fax: 410.356.5666