Infographic: How to tamp down verbal fillers

Repeatedly saying ‘like’ or ‘um’ diminishes your credibility—and makes your audience want to jump through the nearest window. Here’s how to stop annoying speech patterns.

Um, have you ever noticed, like, how annoying, ya know, verbal fillers are?

We are all guilty of uttering extraneous “likes,” “ums” and “you knows”—especially when we’re nervous or searching for the right words. However, there are ways to combat these spoken speed bumps.

Quid Corner has composed an infographic to help you fight the good fight against verbal fillers. The piece opens with compelling reasons to cut the conversational clutter, including:

The piece then offers seven steps to “stop saying ‘like’ all the time.”

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