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Why are some people more influential than others? What is it that makes people sit up and take notice?

Making Your Voice Heard is a fresh take on how to successfully influence others, regardless of your gender or background.

Drawing on the latest research in social psychology, Connson Chou Locke will look at why we are prone to miscommunicate and how to overcome these barriers. This practical guide, based on her hugely popular Guardian Masterclass, will help you hone your personal style, and enhance your presence and influence with ease.

Discover:

*The latest insights on influencing people who have more power than you
*Gender in the workplace: how to sidestep unconscious bias
*Energy and body cues: what does your body communicate about you?
*Tips on how to make an impact and be seen as a leader
*How to make a strong first impression
*Practical exercises to help you communicate with confidence

Making Your Voice Heard is a treasure trove of grounded, practical advice on how to boost your presence and impact while staying authentic and true to who you are. It’s a great read for anyone seeking to speak up and step forward with more confidence and clarity.’ – Caroline Webb, author of How to Have a Good Day and Senior Adviser to McKinsey & Company

‘Ideal for anyone who wants to boost their presence or personal impact.’ – Kirsty McCusker-Delicado, Head of Guardian Masterclasses

‘A compulsive read, full of fascinating insights […] A great tool for people at any stage of their career.’ – Mylene Sylvestre, Publishing Director, Guardian News and Media

Reviews

Making Your Voice Heard is a treasure trove of grounded, practical advice on how to boost your presence and impact while staying authentic and true to who you are. It's a great read for anyone seeking to speak up and step forward with more confidence and clarity, whether they're new in a role, navigating a different culture, or simply seeking to make the most of their talents in a complex world.
Caroline Webb, author of How to Have a Good Day and Senior Adviser to McKinsey & Company
Making Your Voice Heard is a compulsive read, full of fascinating insights into psychology and human behaviour. It explores how gender, ethnicity and cultural background affect how you are perceived at work and offers practical advice on how to adapt to your environment and overcome prejudice. A great tool for people at any stage of their career: extremely well researched and mixing self-improvement techniques and practical advice on how to navigate the workplace. A must-read.
Mylene Sylvestre, Publishing Director, Guardian News and Media