Your voice is a powerful tool. You can use it to scare, inspire, intimidate, or soothe. It can show strength, or reveal weakness, dilute an argument, or bolster a point. This chapter breaks down voice into its component parts so that your communication isn’t left to intuition or chance. You will learn to control your voice and, by extension, the way you are received by others.

Women develop strategies in response to how we are received by the world that hurt us rather than help us. My dear, brilliant friend Dr. Leo Taylor works in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The Ohio State University. Leo is a brilliant educator ...

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