Tap Away Your Fears Of Public Speaking

fearspeakingIt is generally accepted that speaking in public is one the top fears we face. It is actually an irrational fear but never the less one that hinders progress in our professional lives. How many more opportunities could you take up if you felt confident when speaking to groups?

There are many ways in which to become a confident speaker. One practical way is to to be better prepared with your material and to rehearse your delivery. The more prepared you are the more comfortable you will feel and that has a knock-on effect on your confidence. There are also several NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming) techniques which I will cover in another post. I want to talk about EFT today.

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Out To Lunch?….Invest In Yourself More

RESTAURANT Great opportunities almost never fit into our schedules. They turn up when we are not ready for them and don’t seem to be there when you want them. Very inconvenient. But what if you could improve the odds and stack the deck in your favour? How do you do that? Well by courting serendipitous intelligence. In other words keeping your ear to the ground by actively plugging into your network. I recently read about this concept in “The Start-Up Of You” by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha – a book that takes a refreshing look at how to transform your career.

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Dump…Or Get Engaged?

make your choice

No, this is not an article about relationships.  Well not that kind anyway.  I’m referring to engagement with your audience versus dumping a load of information on them. Ever been in the back of a car on a really long road trip – nothing to look at except an endless highway wondering “are we nearly there yet”?  Well that is the experience of many audiences when sitting in a business presentation. [Read more…]