How to fight the fear of public speaking
Know your audience
Manage your audience's expectations to ensure they get what they want out of the day. This will guarantee a successful event.
Structure your speech
When it comes to engaging an audience, structuring your speech like a story will win!
Keep a glass of water next to you while you speak. A little squeeze of lemon will also lubricate your throat. Staying hydrated helps to keep your mind sharp but avoid sugary drinks as these can dry out your mouth and make it harder to speak.
Don't overload your slides
It might be tempting, but keep the clean and simple. It's easier for note-taking.
Practise, practise, and more practise
The more practise the smoother your agenda will flow. Use your friends, partner or pets as your test live audience.
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