Lower your voice. That’s it. That’s the tip.
In a study conducted at the University of Illinois, females and males who lowered the pitch of their voices were rated as more influential than those who didn’t.
“And this approach ends up being effective in that, if you lower your voice, chances are you’ll probably be more effective at becoming leaders and influencing others, because it changes how others see you,” Joey Chang, a social psychologist at the University of Illinois, told Scientific American.
To learn more, please listen to the 60-Second Science podcast, “Lower Your Voice Pitch to Persuade.”
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