It's NOT How You Say It, It's What You Say

It's NOT How You Say It, It's What You Say

How many times have you heard the advice, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it?

There’s even science to back that up.

In 1967, Dr. Albert Mehrabian conducted studies at UCLA which found 55% of what we communicate is body language and 38% is vocal tone and inflection.

Is that 93% for team delivery and only 7% for team content?

Well, according to one of the top ten most popular TED talk presenters of all time, (and according to Chris Anderson, the head of TED) we might have a debate on our hands…

Is There a "Power Pose," but With Your Voice?

Is There a "Power Pose," but With Your Voice?

Amy Cuddy revealed in her famous TED talk that standing in a confident pose actually boosts the level of testosterone (the hormone largely associated with confidence) in the brain.

I asked Julian Treasure (who gave another of the top 10 most viewed TED talks of all time) whether the same was true for speaking in a confident voice.

If so, could this be called the Morgan Freeman impression effect? Intoned cognition? Power throating?

The Influential Power of Your Voice - Tim David Interviews Julian Treasure

The Influential Power of Your Voice - Tim David Interviews Julian Treasure

Julian Treasure sits down with Tim David and explains…

  • Why it’s not HOW you say it that matters most. It’s WHAT you say.

  • When to FAKE IT and when to be AUTHENTIC.

  • The vocal version of power posing. Power toning?

  • The critical shift that will make you more influential - but the world refuses to do it.

  • The different vocal styles and how to maximize your own to help make sure you are HEARD.