Fear of Failure. The Fear of Public Speaking and the Fear of Failure go hand-in-glove. The Fear of Failure keeps many from attempting new things, especially if we believe others will become …
“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good.
It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”
– Malcolm Gladwell, Outlier
My best advice for lessening the Fear of Public Speaking and becoming a Better Speaker is simple:
SPEAK! – SPEAK! – SPEAK!
It is imperative the audience knows WHY:
This speaker was chosen to make a presentation on this topic.
The proper Technique combined with Passion and Knowledge will ensure they GET IT!
Always take the temperature of the audience.
Everyone has knowledge and experiences many would love to hear and would benefit from!
Remember, it’s all about the story, and you have many!
Get an iPad or your computer and video your presentation.
See and hear what the audience will see and hear!
Slides are a great way, if used correctly, to help people GET IT!
The Bottom Line is – Personal Responsibility!
It is your presentation. Control everything you can and have as many backup plans and devices as makes sense.
If you’re a speaker there are certain things you should do, and should STOP doing.
Here are Eleven Definite STOPS!