PUBLIC SPEAKING AT ITS WORST Hello all, I am taking a different tack with this Blog! Addressing bullying – the killer of self-confidence! I am always talking about ways to boost your self-confidence, face your fears and
TOP 10 WAYS TO INTERRUPT THE FEAR SPIRAL These top 10 have been tested by our team and our clients many times over. These simple activities have been successful in disrupting the behaviour that is displayed by many
Preparation is key before you get up to speak. Here are some things to think about BEFORE you get up to speak. It takes a bit of practice and a lot of confidence to stand and speak on demand.
How to Conquer the Fear of Public Speaking Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. This is a ‘look at and discuss research findings’ day for the BLOG. This article offers some very useful general tips to get the fearee (new word
Is death really the preferred option? “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a
Flight or Fight Response Did you know there is a day set aside for Rabies Day? September 28 is World Rabies Day. As humans, we all know the lurch in the stomach and the faster breathing when we are facing
FEAR SPIRALS I came across this article How I Overcame the Fear of Public Speaking by Adam Grant recently. My research for more ways to build resources for my clients leads me in all directions. My clients are on every
That can’t be right! Just a checklist? So many people are crippled by their fear of public speaking. It is an activity that is vehemently avoided. (Good description? Head shaking, knees wobbling, breath quickening, heart pumping, moving backwards.) So imagine
10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1! My performance career started as an 8-year-old. I was the new kid in school, chunky, smart, different… Sr Ruth asked – who knows how to sing this hymn? Knees knocking, I go up and deliver the first 3 verses
The advice to one had been 'make a noise, any noise'; to the other 'make no noise, people are dangerous'