I was listening to an air check of our radio show the other day looking for ways to improve what we do and I was a little frustrated by my use of filler words like “um” and “you know”.
I was a little embarrassed by listening to what I thought was less than A-1 broadcaster delivery and then I saw this article from Elite Daily and then I was comforted to know that my struggle was just a reflection of my complexity! (nice spin)
"A new study indicates that people throw in filler words in an attempt to pause for a moment to collect their thoughts, or to prevent the listener from starting to speak. For example, people throw