can anyone give me tips to feel more confident and get better @public speaking ..thx
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- 15-09-2016 16:47
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- 16-09-2016 22:54
- 16-09-2016 23:01
Pretend the audience are your friends and you're just having a causal conversation. If you even pretend you're confident it'll have a good impact on others. Make sure you're happy with yourself, meaning to say that be confident in your abilities and convince yourself that you're amazing and you can do whatever task you need to. I gained confidence by getting a job in retail because I had to talk to so many new people all the time, honestly it changed my life. So maybe just talk to anyone and everyone, even if it's just one person. That way it'll be easier for you to talk to a crowd of new people.
- 19-09-2016 16:46
No matter how confident you are, if you don't know what you're saying or if you don't know your stuff that can be really awkward,so id say preparation is key!
In terms of confidence etc. do you have a powerpoint? If so, that can be a safety net so it prompts you what to say next so that may take some of the stress away. Which also means focus on what you're saying rather than thinking 'how am i coming across, can they sense im nervous etc?', and the delivery will come naturally. Of course I don't know the ins and outs of the situation you're in or if you're just asking generally..