Creation requires an uncommon mind and strong will serving an original view of life and the world.

—Jacques Barzun

We have already discussed the nature of Vocal Power and the most common vocal and communication challenges. Now it is time to get practical and learn the steps that can help you claim ownership of your Voice—with a capital V—on every level. In this chapter, I am going to teach you the fundamental techniques of Vocal Awareness. Among them are 7 Empowerment Rituals to be used concurrently with the exercises you’ll learn in Chapter 4, “The Daily Vocal Awareness Workout.” By the way, when I use the word ritual, I am not referring to a candle lighting ceremony but rather to a sequential procedure that ...

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