Public speaking is not fatal! Six essential weapons to fight the fear of presenting in public.

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How would you describe your last experience of public speaking?  Woeful?  A toe-curling horror story?  Death by powerpoint?  A blank anxious stare? Fear of looking like an idiot seems to be a large part of the emotions stirring in people’s hearts and minds when they step up to speak. For me, stepping up to speak is the very last point in the process. Here are the six stages that I have been using and training clients to use for nearly 30 years....

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Who puts the fear in Public Speaking? Three essential tips to improve your public speaking skills.

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What are your feelings when you get up to speak in public? I am using the widest possible sense of ‘public’ here – it can mean just one person too. Do your palms sweat, your throat dries out and all those words you knew have fled your mind? It is a very common condition for many people. Fear seems to be the overwhelming emotion being generated. Would you agree? Let’s break this down into its painful elements: fear of looking like an idiot...

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