Tag - anxious public speaking

Public Speaking Fear Roadblocks and How to Get Past Them

Public Speaking Fear Roadblocks and How to Get Past Them Do you put up public speaking fear roadblocks? Do they stop you from achieving your goals…or one goal in particular? Are you just over it? In today’s post I’ll discuss some common types of fear, and three ways to get past  your own fear roadblock and improve your public speaking. Public Speaking Fear Roadblocks and How to Get Past Them Comfort Zones. Fear shrinks the boundaries of our comfort zone, as we try to control our environment and keep ourself safe. Comfort zones are designed to be temporary, and their boundaries flexible….when we...

Nervous Speaker? Where Does your Focus Naturally Go?

So you're a nervous speaker: where does your focus naturally go? Updated 2019 Today's video post is around a link to some interesting research on where your eyes and attention go if you're an anxious presenter. This is assuming you're able to look up and 'take in' your audience - and if you're nervous, that's not a given! (I put myself in that category: my eyes used to dart around the room when I was afraid of speaking. Eye contact was way too difficult!) Nervous Speaker - Where Does your Focus Naturally Go? So if you're a nervous speaker, where does your focus...