CHAPTER 31

VERBAL PRESENTATION:IT IS HOW YOU SAY IT

We judge others by their voice. If you sound either uncertain and timid or arrogant and demanding, your ability to gain charisma will falter. Your voice is your calling card: It must exude confidence, courage, and conviction. Charismatic voices have a soothing volume, varied emphases, good articulation, and a pleasing pitch. Your voice will either connect you with your audience or disconnect with them on a subconscious level.

What does your voice trigger in people? Do you use repelling words? How you package your words and how you say them can create energy and excitement. The right words will captivate your audience, and the wrong ones will drive them away. The right words in the right tone ...

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