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Voice Power: Using Your Voice to Captivate, Persuade, and Command Attention

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"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 persona
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 23rd 2002 by Amacom (first published January 31st 2002)
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Ahmed Wagieh
Jan 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
كتاب متميز .. خصوصا في ظل ندرة الكتب اللي تهتم بالموضوع دا ..... وان كنت برضو شايف ان النوع دا من المهارات مينفعش فيه كتاب لوحده ... بس هو مرجع كويس ومجهود متميز من مدربة عالمية للصوت
Sam
Jun 12, 2013 rated it it was ok
If you have any experience with your voice, don't bother with this book.

"Voice Power" has some advice that is probably good, but it's buried in a mountain of meh where the author talks about how his advice comes from admiring Elvis and how the author knows all kinds of rock stars.

The advice in the book: breath through your belly, support your breath, let your voice resonate, emphasize (using volume, tone, elongated sounds, or silence) the things you want to emphasize, and match your audience. A
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Dante
Apr 10, 2010 rated it liked it
Finally an instructional book that doesn't conclude with "well, I guess, you know, whatever works for you". It actually gives INSTRUCTION!
Renee's editors should have taken out much of the parenthetical meanderings - or was a conversational tone what they were going for? If not, I would not have been comfortable enough to call the stranger who wrote the book by her first name. Okay, fine, it worked!
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Michelle
Jan 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
Excellent book for public speakers. The author makes you feel like you're at her workshop. Great skill builder.
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