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Meet and Greet Audience To Reduce Nervousness

Antsy before a presentation? Make time to meet and greet your audience. Read more

How Can I Calm My Nerves Before a Presentation? Turn Panic into Poise

It’s no secret that public speaking tops many lists of the Top Ten Fears and Phobias. The mere thought of standing up and speaking to a group of people makes them break out in hives. Even seasoned professional presenters know as soon as you take the stage, so to speak, and as soon as the spotlight is on you, the anticipation of that presentation will manifest itself physically in some form or fashion—no matter how many years’ experience you have and no matter how much of a subject matter expert you are. Read more

Believe the Four B’s of No-Panic Presentations

For five years I served on the faculty of the American Management Association International, traveling and teaching one-day seminars. More specifically, I worked the five-cities-in-five-days circuit. For example, Monday might find me in Denver; Tuesday in Salt Lake City; Wednesday in Boise; Thursday in Seattle; and Friday in Portland, Oregon. Read more