Nobody likes being shy. Shyness makes us feel awkward and most of us try to avoid situations where we know we will feel awkward.
Sometimes we make excuses to avoid going to social events where we won’t know many people, because we don’t want to feel awkward. In some instances, in the week before the event our spirit starts to dampen. We start to feel down, and it does not get better as the event draws closer. So on the day of the event, when we phone to say we are not feeling well; we are not lying.
Some people love an audience; they look for any excuse to speak in public. Whilst for others it is torture. Love it or hate it, here are 11 tips to help you speak to an audience in public with confidence.
Have you ever set goals only to be disappointed when you were not able to accomplish them? It may seem simple, but when it comes to achieving your goals, simply writing them down will improve your chances of achieving them.
Confidence. We know it when we see it. We see it when the well-prepared student sits to take an exam. We see it when the highly trained athlete steps to the line. We see it when the well-educated and knowledgeable business person enters a meeting to offer a presentation.
Confidence. We see it in others, but sometimes have trouble finding it in ourselves. Why do they walk boldly into the lion’s den while you find yourself trembling outside? Why haven’t you been able to gather the confidence you need to be successful?