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How Do I Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Reducing Your Fear of Public Speaking –  speech coach Karen Cortell Reisman

Final thoughts

7 sure-fire ways to overcome fear: prepare, prepare, prepare, prepare, prepare, prepare, prepare.

“All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.” Emerson 

Fear + Practice =  Peak Performance

“Positive thoughts = positive people.” Norman Vincent Peale

Thoughts control you or you control your thoughts.

“Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement.”  John F. Kennedy

Your audience wants your speech to be a rewarding, worthwhile investment of their time. No one wants you to fail.

This is your final blog in this short 4-part series on how to get a handle on your fear of public speaking. After coaching 1000s of people from CEOs to community volunteers to small business owners to fellow speakers here’s what I’ve come to know: EVERYONE and ANYONE can lose the mojo, whether at the helm or on the deck of the ship. Stay the course. Read these blogs and get in touch with us if we can be of further help to you.

Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S., author of 3 books and President of Speak For Yourself®, works with organizations on how to communicate to make more money. It’s all in how you speak for yourself. Read more at www.SpeakForYourself.com/blog/