Successful Stuttering 101
They have developed artificial intelligence that can read people’s lips better than a person can. José has been in stealth mode since he was 6 years old.
Ironically, the hardest word for José to say is ‘stutter’. So once that’s out of the way, it’s all uphill.
Stuttering can be genetically passed on. José is hoping that’s his get out of jail free card if he ever knocks someone up.
Some people say it’s brave for José to get up there and speak, but he thinks it’s selfish. He only has to write for 2 minutes and you have to listen for at least 5.
If you stutter, check out smooth speech and The McGuire Programme. José found them to be the most effective programmes. The latter includes two days of initiating conversation with strangers, followed by a public speech, and is a great way to ease out of the fear of speaking.
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