What’s scarier than spiders and high places? For many adults, the answer is public speaking. According to the National Social Anxiety Center, more than 70% of Americans have at least a mild case of glossophobia, otherwise known as fear of public speaking.
While it’s natural to be nervous in front of an audience, it could also be holding you back in your personal and professional life.
Increasing your confidence is the key to raising your visibility and sharing what you know. The more you are able to deliver ideas and business concepts verbally the more valuable you will be as an entrepreneur or an asset to your company.
With patience and practice, you can overcome your stage fright. Let’s conquer this fear in two stages; learning to relax and knowing how to present clear cogent thoughts. These tips are not only good to reduce the initial anxious feelings before a presentation but to also strengthen your overall communication skills.
Your hard work is more likely to pay off if you learn how to demonstrate your knowledge and connect with your audience. Giving amazing presentations #likeaboss will help you to impress others and make the most of your abilities.