Would you like to know the truth about high impact presenting?
I ask the question mindfully in the knowledge that there are a great number of myths about what it takes to become an effective presenter.
In a previous article, ‘10 Common Public Speaking Myths We Need To Dispel Immediately,‘ I wrote:
‘Don’t let the plethora of public speaking myths alarm you.
Despite efforts to dispel them, the world is full of tales and illusions which have stood the test of time.
Public speaking myths are no exception and continue to hurt presenters and audiences in businesses everywhere.
It’s time to challenge those unhelpful public speaking myths that persist today.’
Presenting and public speaking is shrouded in negativity
The fact is, getting up to present to any audience can be a very daunting experience for many people.
If you feel some level of fear or anxiety before you stand to present, rest assured you’re not alone.
It’s time to break the stronghold of so many of these unhelpful beliefs which do not serve anyone well.
Let’s start with these:
Please don’t dismiss the idea or possibility of becoming a highly effective presenter or public speaker. If you have the desire to do so, it comes with training and practice. The world today and history itself has no shortage of high profile celebrites who once subscribed to their own negative beliefs.
A vast number have successfully faced the truth and become very effective presenters and public speakers. The article, ‘They’re Just Like Us: How Celebrities Overcame Their Public Speaking Anxiety‘, shares just a few of them:
Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman
You can be certain that there are many, many more.
If you’d like to learn more about high impact presenting:
– Book yourself onto a powerful public speaking course.
– Invest in some really good one to one public speaking coaching.
– Get yourself some excellent presentation training
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