Taking your voice higher/lower

Wall Street Journal: How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic.

“My research shows that charismatic leaders of any type in any culture tend to stretch their voice to the lower and higher limits during a public speech, which is the most important and risky context of communication for leadership,” he said.

These leaders adopted an entirely different tone when speaking to other high-ranking politicos or when the subject strayed from political topics. “They stretch their voice less when they speak to other leaders, keeping the vocal pitch very low. They stretch the voice limits even less when they speak about nonpolitical topics,” Dr. Signorello said.

Read that and instantly thought about Bill Burr going up high.


1 Comment(s)

Anonymous Ryan Higgins said...

Vocal expression IS the tool of the comedian ... knowing when to use inflection is the soul of "delivery."

12/9/14, 10:11 PM