“I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
The former First Lady had an extreme fear of public speaking. However, she was considered by most as an extremely polished and experience speaker. From this quote we can see that she spent a considerable amount of time battling the fear by doing the thing she feared.
I recently posted an article on passion and how having passion about a topic can make you a better, more confident speaker. Here I show you an example of what a speaker with passion looks like. Continue reading →
Let me start by asking you a question. What are you passionate about? What is it in your life that really holds your interest and excites you? Is it your family? Is it your hobby? Is it your pet teacup chihuahua? Whatever it is I am willing to bet that you could go on for hours talking about your “passion”. Even if you don’t like talking (especially in front of a crowd) you would have no problem talking about this subject. Did you ever think why? Continue reading →