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oVIDEO #17: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Use Notes or a Mind Map!

This Video is the Seventeenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Notes!

There’s nothing wrong with having notes!

I’ve got a lot of stuff to tell the audience. If notes remind me so I don’t leave something out – that’s great!

One problem with notes, they can look a little fuzzy, especially when you’re nervous. Anyone ever have that happen to them?

Well, here’s the answer! Use a Mind Map. Read More→

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0VIDEO #16: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Stuff Happens!

This Video is the Sixteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!


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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another one of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Be prepared – because, STUFF HAPPENS!

If you use slides in your presentation,the projector could go blank.
The computer could crash.

You need to have a spare tire. Probably, several spare tires! Read More→

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OVIDEO #15: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Props!

This Video is the Fifteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another on of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Props!

Props are dynamite! Here’s why.

People have three learning styles.
One: Visual. That’s sixty-five percent of the the population.

Auditory.
That’s thirty-five percent.

And five percent are Kinesthetic. They learn by doing.

If you can combine two or more those learning styles in your presentation,that increases the odds that they’ll GET IT! Read More→

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O  VIDEO #14: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Don’t Hand Out Handouts!

This Video is the Fourteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!


Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another on of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

If you have handouts – Don’t hand them out!

They’ll be a distraction. The people next to them will be distracted.

We cannot multitask. Read More→

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O VIDEO #13: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Interact with Your Audience!  

This Video is the Thirteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another one of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Interact with your audience. Get them engaged in your presentation.

Ask a question. “Does that make sense?”

Pause.

Look for their reaction, their nonverbal response. Read More→

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O  VIDEO #12 – Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Join Toastmasters!

This Video is the Twelfth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Join Toastmasters!

Toastmasters is an international organization.They teach Public Speaking Skills and Leadership Skills. They do that in a structured and and nurturing environment.

I love Toastmasters! I was in a club for years. I still speak at many clubs.

Here’s a suggestion: Read More→

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OVIDEO #11: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Cotton Mouth!

This Video is the eleventh of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Cotton Mouth! Throat dry! Very hard to talk when you have Cotton Mouth!

It happens for a number of reasons:

  • Nerves! That can certainly do it!
  • Sometime just Dry Air. That will dry you out.
  • Other times – antihistamines. If you can wait till other times to take those – do it!

Now here’s a couple tips to lessen that Dry Mouth. Read More→

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O VIDEO #10: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Don’t Use Buzz Words!

This Video is the tenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!


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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Every Industry has Buzz Words, Acronyms, and Techno-Speak. Don’t use them!

You do not impress people with words they do not understand. Read More→

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O VIDEO #9: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Find a Friendly Face!

This Video is the Ninth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Find a Friendly Face!

There are people in your audience who love your stuff!

They are looking at you, listening – they’re Getting It!

Find a friendly face, make eye contact, finish a thought, move on to another friendly face.

Finish a thought, repeat that. Read More→

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O VIDEO #8: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Develop Your Own Style!

This Video is the Eighth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Develop your own style!

Don’t try to be someone else. Read More→


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