public speaking tips

Everybody’s scared of something. It doesn’t matter how big or brave you may feel — there’s definitely a deeply-embedded, irrational anxiety in there. Statistically, one of those anxieties probably centers on public speaking.

According to researchers, a majority of people are actually more afraid of getting up in front of a room and delivering a short speech than they are of death. If you’re a business owner, that could turn into a bit of a problem. Staff, clients and customers will constantly be looking to you for insight and guidance, and so you’re inevitably going to find yourself addressing groups of people on a regular basis.

Fortunately, there are plenty of tricks you can try in order to calm your nerves and deliver an effective speech. To help you get started, here are 20 simple public speaking tips:

Public Speaking Tips

1. Exercise Beforehand

You may not always have a fair warning before you’re thrust into the limelight — but if you know you’re going to be speaking in public


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Source: Small Business Trends