2 “ According to most studies, people’s #1 fear is public speaking “ According to most studies, people’s #1 fear is public speaking. Number #2 is death. Does that sound right? This means to the average person if you go to the funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” – Jerry Seinfeld
3 Top 10 Fears Fear of Flying Fear of Public Speaking Fear of Intimacy Fear of DeathFear of FailureFear of RejectionFear of HeightsFear of the DarkFear of Spiders10.Fear of Commitment
4 The 9 P’s Of Preparation Prior Proper Preparation Prevents Poor PerformanceOf thePerson Putting on the Presentation
5 Four Ways to Grab Attention You can begin with a question that’s related to your topicYou can begin with a rhetorical questionYou can begin with a compelling statementYou can begin with a short story that makes a point related to your topic
6 Tips & Techniques To Relax Before Speaking Learn How To RelaxSit comfortable with your back straight. Breathe in slowly, hold your breath for 4 to 5 seconds, then slowly exhale.To Relax your facial muscles, open your mouth and eyes wide, then close them tightly. Do shoulder and neck rolls and warm up your facial muscles by chewing in a highly exaggerated way.Visualize Yourself Speaking SuccessfullyTurn Nervousness Into Positive Energy
7 The Power of StoriesIf you think of your speech as a song, what you write down are the lyrics, how you say it is the music, and how you say it can add all kinds of impactThink of great speeches of the 20th and 21st century, listen to them, it wasn’t just the words they used it was how they said it.
8 How to Finish Strong You can use a quotation You can use a compelling statementYou can use a rhetorical questionYou can end with a powerful story