7 Principles to Master Public Speaking Stress And Connect to Your Audience

Your ability to communicate thoughts and ideas will directly impact your relationships, career, and earnings – in a significant way.

Public speaking is the number one fear in America. The second most common fear, you ask? Death. It’s crazy, isn’t it? Public speaking has a bad reputation and I’m here to help change that. 

I’m going to share my advice to not only overcome your fear but also transform you into a great public speaker.

 

Simple Keys You Can Remember Before You Speak

 

The next time you speak in public, whether it’s in a small or large group setting, remember to focus on a few things:

 

 1. Don’t Infer

“I am nervous, so I must look and sound nervous to the audience.”

 

2. Focus on the Facts

“I am prepared and my message is bigger and more important than me.”

 

3. Be Helpful

“I am sharing information that will add value to my audience.”

 

Stress associated with public speaking can be difficult to eliminate, so don’t try to -- focus on managing it.

 

 

The 7 Principles to Diminish Public Speaking Stress

 

1. Present-moment focus

Focus on the Now


 

2. Acceptance

Embrace Each Moment as if You Chose It


 

3. Judgment free

Layers of Judgment Create Stress


 

4. Compassion

Let Go of Any Expectation of Perfection


 

5. Patience

Recognize that Public Speaking is a Process
 

 

6. Practice

Again and Again and Again


 

7. Distance

Don’t be Attached to a Particular Outcome

 

Want to Improve Even More? I Know How.


Your ability to communicate thoughts and ideas will directly impact your relationships, career, and earnings – in a significant way. 

If you are serious about improving your public speaking skills. I visited this website in 2006 and it has made all the difference for me. Now, I gladly accept speaking engagements when they're offered. 

Look, public speaking is a skill that, like any other skill, can be improved with practice. Go get it.