Your voice, when properly used, is a powerful tool which can dramatically influence others, and even impact their behavior for your benefit. An authoritative voice incorporates the following characteristics:
---A resonant, low-pitched tone
---A comfortable yet varied rhythm of your speech
---Appropriate cadence of the delivery
---A confident, commanding voice quality
This video focusing on a recent fascinating social experiment demonstrates different outcomes depending on whether one utilizes a strong voice versus a weak, ineffective delivery.