The Baltimore Business Journal
Volume 21, Number 32
August 1st, 2003
Frank Sinatra practiced voice control by holding his head under water as long as he could. His ability to control his breathing helped him become known as "The Voice."
How can you use your voice most effectively to help your business?
Work on pitch, pace and volume, says Natalie McIntyre of Image Line LLC in Baltimore.
"So much of communication is done by voicemail," McIntyre says, "if youre not leaving messages with vocal variety, people time out."
To discover your most interesting voice, she assigns you this homework:
Your voicemail greeting is also important. Never say "um", she says.
If much of your business is conducted via phone, McIntyre says to keep a mirror and water nearby.