Some voices seem to command instant attention. Actors and singers spend a lot of time learning how to do this, often we forget that the voice is based on muscles, and muscles can be trained. So all of us can learn, should we choose, to have voices which command attention.
The tone of our voice is important of course, and muscle structure helps with this. But pace and volume matter as well, and these can be adjusted perhaps more easily. We dress for the occasion, perhaps we should think of adapting our voice for the occasion!
Here are some thoughts on how we could do that.