You are in good company.

The New York Times printed the Most Read, Shared & Viewed Stories of 2016 recently and an article on overcoming the fear of public speaking hit the list.

That’s right – thousands of clicks on the issue of working through public speaking stage fright.

Titled “How to Give a Better Speech: Talk to a Dog” the NYT suggests you practice out loud to a dog. They’re nonjudgmental and cute.

You can read our blog series on conquering stage fright here.

How Do I Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking?

We recommend you practice out loud to a nice live person (not a mirror – you could be having a bad hair day). Now we will have to add in speaking to a dog. You will laugh at this 2-minute video.

Speaking to a dog video from New York Times

The key – practice out loud to a human being you like or a calm dog.

© Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S., author of 3 books and President of Speak For Yourself®, works with decision makers on how to speak with gravitas. It’s all in how you speak for yourself. Karen also speaks about her cousin, Albert Einstein, in a message about hope, resilience and brassieres.

Read more at www.SpeakForYourself.com/blog.

Did you know that we also work 1:1 with decision makers on overcoming the fear of public speaking? Click here: https://www.karencortellreisman.com/seminar-what-i-didnt-say.html

 

 

 

 

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