How to Overcome your Fear of Public Speaking

Jokes aside, let’s face it, Public Speaking is very, very difficult. For most of us it is an experience likened to the fear of snakes, spiders and even death itself.

The above belief tends to influence our physiology and our ability to deliver properly as a speaker. The “speakers nerves,” anxiety, or the fear of public speaking lead to many limitations in our ability to deliver our message properly and effectively. (more…)

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The Elevator Pitch

The most important goal of your elevator pitch should be clarity and understanding. Everyone who hears it should know exactly what you do or what job you are seeking.

We’ve all been there: Say, you go to a networking event, seminar or social function, and the leader says, “Before we get started, go around the room and mingle. When it’s your turn: stand up, tell us who you are and what you do. (In other words: ‘Give us your elevator pitch’). (more…)

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Fear of Public Speaking – No More

Public speaking is often listed as one of the most feared experiences. This is often listed before fear of snakes, spiders and even death itself. Really? Is public speaking really worse than death? How is it that such a powerful communication skill gets such a powerfully negative perception?

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