Fear, you know, the sweating, the inability to maintain eye contact, the nervousness the instant that someone says why don’t you speak to us. Believe it or not, your chances of dying of stage fright are extremely slim. Even though most people are more afraid of public speaking than are afraid of dying. You might feel as if you are dying on the stage, but chances are good your audience won’t even notice your wobbly knees and sweating armpits. Most audiences really want to see the speaker succeed. Even the best speakers were once terrified novices, feeling the same symptoms as you when facing an audience. Zig Ziglar once described this feeling in a presentation. He started by using an analogy of “Butterflies In the Stomach.” He went on to say that the difference between the novice speaker and himsel was that the butterflies in his stomach had been trained to fly in formation.
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