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Speak to Win by Brian Tracy

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CHAPTER 8

Vocal Mastery: Powerful Voice Techniques

He is the best orator who . . . teaches and delights, and moves the minds of his hearers.

—CICERO

When you speak, your voice is your most important tool. Fortunately you can learn to use your voice, like playing a musical instrument, to increase your power and persuasiveness in any conversation or speech.

Singers are famous for training their voices for hours each day, sometimes for months and years, to reach a higher level of quality and resonance. You must do the same. Powerful voices are deeper, more sonorous, and stronger. They are infused with energy and power. When you speak with strength and confidence, as though you know your subject and believe in the importance of the points you are ...

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