A few weeks ago, I had tried out for a voiceover (my first time ever!)
Whilst I put the huge headphones on, the technician moved a stand aside so that they could see my face clearly. That particular script needed a lot of emotion in it.
Whatever I felt as I read the short script would be reflected on my face. Which in turn, could be heard in my voice. The truth that we sometimes forget is that our voices can easily convey happiness, irritation, joy, hope, nervousness and more.
Half the time we are not even aware of how much our voices are telling the world about our emotions.
What does this mean for you as a businessperson?
It means that no matter how you feel deep down inside, you’ve got to pretend to be happy, energetic and excited when you speak over the phone (unless it’s a negative situation).
On a bad day, say when…