Synopses & Reviews
"Ever wonder what makes us buy from a certain salesperson or prefer one TV news announcer over another? In each case, a human voice is subtly captivating our ear and commanding our attention.
Now celebrity voice coach Renee Grant-Williams reveals the trade secrets behind those persuasive voices and shows readers how to apply positive vocal techniques to business and personal situations. Much more than a guide to proper breathing or voice projection, this is a life-altering ""owner's manual"" to unleashing and directing the powers of communication within one's speaking voice. By exploring the rich connections between singing and speaking, Grant-Williams helps readers:
* Evaluate their ""VoicePower"" quotients
* Literally breathe new life into their voices
* Tap the amazing power of consonants--and silence
* Deliver sales pitches virtually guaranteed to sell
* Turn a voice mail message (incoming or outgoing) into a personal calling card
* Become more confident, persuasive presenters and public speakers."
About the Author
Renee Grant-Williams (Nashville, TN) is a well-known voice coach whose clients include U.S. senators, attorneys, salespeople, and vocalists such as Faith Hill and Randy Travis.
Table of Contents
"Section I: Techniques
Chapter 1: Your Voice Speaks Volumes
Chapter 2: Just Keep Breathing
Chapter 3: A Good Sound Foundation
Chapter 4: Silence Is Golden
Chapter 5: Theme and Variations
Section II: Applications
Chapter 7: Speeches That Make People Listen
Chapter 8: Increase Your Sales Volume
Chapter 9: Voice Mail Matters
Chapter 10: Your Voice: At Work
Chapter 11: Your Voice: In the World
Section III: Health and Maintenance
Chapter 12: Survival Tactics"