Sweaty brow, racing heartbeat, tremoring hands, cold clammy skin — it’s time for that big speech, and all you can see is what seems like thousands of piercing eyes in a crowd of maybe twenty people. Public speaking consistently ranks as a top fear for most people when asked about things that give them the heebie-jeebies.
The good news is that public speaking anxiety is a completely normal physiological response. What isn’t normal is when you let this fear take you away from becoming the badass you’re destined to be. All CEOs and professionals in their field are expected to have some level of comfort giving speeches—yet sadly, lots of experienced people haven’t taken the time to face the fear head-on. Growth doesn’t take place in your comfort zone, and you won’t win a game by staying on the sidelines. [Read more…] about 10 Ways To Crush Your Fear Of Public Speaking