How to Overcome Fear in Public Speaking
Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe that you all already know why I am standing here. I have been selected by my employer to present a speech to all of you on How to Overcome Fear in Public Speaking. Ladies and Gentlemen, either you realise or not, the real fact is, most of us are having this problem. This is the most common problem to us. It is not easy for us to stand and speak in front of many peoples. Some peoples experience something in their stomach, sweating, shaky legs and difficulties to start their speech. Even sometime, they feel like visiting the toilet. Even a highly qualified speaker also can experience nervousness before they start their speech sometimes. As I said earlier, this is the most common problem we have to face. Ladies and Gentlemen, to overcome fear in public speaking, first of all, we must define and we must know what are the reasons that caused this fear. There are many reasons might caused this fear. It might caused by yourself, either physically or mentally. Physically means all our physical body, for example maybe if we are not healthy enough on that day, we could facing a difficulties to deliver our speech smoothly. It also could caused unpredictable things happen. Mentally is referring to our mind and our emotion. In the situation which we required to deliver a speech, just before our turn comes, our mind could work extremely active to think other than the speech. Because of that, we could lost focus in our speech. As a result, we have failed to deliver a good speech to the listeners.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I did some research on the reasons that caused fear in public speaking. Let me share with you some of the reasons. The reasons are : - Fear of failure.
We can’t run away from this fear, just face it. Before delivering a speech, people always think about the result of the speech. People will think, whether the speech went smoothly or not, whether the listeners...
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