I used to be a fast talker. Like seriously — I would trip over my own words, trying to catch up with my own brain.
As a young 20 something, I tried to rush in every last thought, just so my voice would be heard. In all actuality, this was doing just the opposite.
When you take your time, people pay attention. More importantly, you are paying more attention.
Pro tip to communicate better : Eliminate passive language and unnecessary adverbs.