Many – not all, but many authors are afraid of speaking before groups. Some believe this is because they are introverted. Others believe it is because they spend most of their time sitting in a room alone typing away at their keyboard. Regardless of the reason, if you are such an author, you are not alone. And the good news is, you can go from author to speaker and expand your speaking comfort zone so that you can better promote your books to a larger audience.
Category Archives: Overcoming the Fear of Speaking
Perfectionism can stop you from getting started in public speaking. But it can do way more than that, as well. In this episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, I’m going to talk about perfectionism and how it breeds the fear of public speaking.
Did you know that one key to success is the ability to reframe failure? In this video, I share four lessons you can take away from seeing failure in a different way.
The Women Speakers Association (WSA) recently released “Voices of the 21st Century: Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Women Who Make a Difference” featuring essays from 50 women, including yours truly. In this video, Gail Watson, CEO and co-founder of WSA, interviews me about my chapter and story, “Unleashing My Voice.”
Did you miss any of the contributions to Speaking Palooza 2019? This post gives you the highlights — and a downloadable planner and workbook to help you make the most of this information.
The words “public speaking” often strike fear in the hearts of many an otherwise brave soul. In Felicia Slattery’s college public speaking class, and later in her business working with business professionals to develop their speaking and businesses, she’s witnessed strong, powerful people reduced to a bundle of nerves, nearly unable to put a sentence together because of public speaking anxiety. In this post, she shares some tips on how to move forward and overcome this fear.
Are You Camera Shy? How To Get Over Your Fear of Being on Video [Ultimate Guide]
(Day 28, Speaking Palooza 2019)
Are you using video in your business yet? Or are you letting the fear of being on video stop you from using one of the most powerful tools available for self-promotion? If the latter, this ultimate guide article can help.