In this interview, I’m speaking with someone who has a real knack for voice - Cynthia Zhai. She’s helped people from over 46 countries around the world improve their voices and speak with impact and conviction. If you’ve been wanting to improve the quality of your voice, this is the interview for you!
Cynthia’s current living situation during COVID
Cynthia’s background in singing and voice
Falling into becoming a voice coach
The development of her work - how do you change your voice?
The realization people have had in the last year about the tone of a good voice
If the tone of voice is low quality, then people won’t hear the content as well as they could
Conveying emotions through our voices
The science behind an attractive voice
The voice sends out vibrations and some frequencies are more attractive/easier to listen to
The constriction of the vocal cords and how it effects voice frequency
Stress’s effect on the voice
Authenticity’s part in producing a relaxed voice
The importance of breathing when it comes to voice
How to breathe properly when doing any sort of speaking
The balloon analogy that gives a great visual for the proper way to breathe
The importance of having proper voice quality for your brand
Authenticity and relaxation and their importance for podcast hosts and guests
Matching your voice to your brand
Ways to improve your voice if you don’t like the sound of it
The reason why your voice sounds differently to you than when you listen to a recording of it
You can find more information about Cynthia Zhai:
On her website: powerfulexecutivevoice.com
On her TED Talk: https://youtu.be/PcDerWSyccg
This episode was very skillfully made to sound beautiful by the talented Humberto Franco (http://www.humbertofranco.com/).
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