Office Hours - Invest in Your Public Speaking Skills - Issue #306

We all need the ability to communicate and persuade

Here comes the month of September, which is all about public speaking! Do you do a lot of public speaking? How confident do you feel in your presentation skills?

If you are confident, what advice would you share with others to help them overcome their fear? We’d love to hear about it in the office hours channel today!

Many people are afraid of speaking in a public setting like a meeting, conference, networking events, or other activities. Even when people are comfortable with public speaking, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are good at public speaking.

Unfortunately, most are not. I’m sure you’ve been on the receiving end of a dull presentation that failed to hold your attention.

I’ve talked about how I overcame my fear of public speaking before. You can read that article if you haven’t seen it.

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How to Conquer Your Fear and Loathing of Public Speaking
Many of us dislike public speaking. But an outright fear of it isn’t as common as you might think, despite the popularity of throwing around an estimate that 75 percent of us suffer from speech anxiety. Approximately 7 percent of the global population…
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However, improving your presentation, persuasion, and speaking skills is always a good personal and professional investment — even if you don't f…

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