Saying filler words like “Um” can easily creep into your vocabulary when talking. Unfortunately, using those filler words can make you sound less sure of yourself and take away from your credibility.
The London Speaker Bureau provided this great graphic with tips on how to avoid the “Um” word. Some of them are pretty standard like slowing down and thinking through your thoughts ahead of time. There are also a few interesting ideas like keeping your sentences short and not to have your hands in your pockets while speaking.
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