The main issue that terrifies speakers is the fear that the audience will judge them and find them wanting. They assume their listeners arrive ready to find fault with every single word and gesture.
It can be intimidating to speak up in a team meeting. Those with great ideas often fear sharing them because they aren’t sure how to speak up when in a group. But the best way
Many speakers erect a public façade when delivering their message. They hide behind a persona (the Public Speaker) to protect their feelings. They tell themselves that any negative reactions are in
In business, our communications are often goal-focused; we are trying to influence, persuade, motivate, inspire or negotiate. However, it can become a problem if we are so focused on what
When we enter situations where we feel less than confident, we unconsciously display certain behaviors. These nervous habits telegraph to others that we feel awkward or uncertain. These behaviors often