Chapter 6./idiot_asser_81_la_0.jpg Increasing Your Vocal Self-Confidence

In This Chapter
  • Vocal self-confidence
  • Flexing your vocal cords
  • Practicing in front of real-life subjects
  • Finding a speech pattern you can live with

James Cameron, director of the movie True Lies, an Arnold Schwarzenegger blockbuster, was asked why he chose Charlton Heston to serve as CIA Director, Schwarzenegger’s boss in the movie. Cameron replied that Charlton Heston was the “only person who can plausibly intimidate Arnold.”

In Hollywood and in Republican circles, Charlton Heston is considered the epitome of the self-assured, self-confident individual. He has an unmistakable presence that men and women, ...

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