Confidence: How can I feel more confident?

The number one request we hear on all of our public speaking courses and presentation skills coaching sessions is: ‘Can you help me feel more confident on my feet?’ It’s not only an issue for presenters as watching a presenter speak who lacks confidence can be quite disturbing for an audience too. Confidence is a complex and very personal topic in its own right as there are a great number of factors at work.

The key to feeling more confident as a presenter is to work hard to improve your presentation skills following the advice given to the previous question: How Can I Improve My Public Speaking Skills?  Taking the following advice will also serve you extremely well.

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