Jan 10, 2020
Some public speaking myths have been around for years. I have no
idea how they continue to be perpetuated. Hopefully, this
episode will help bring these myths to an end ... at least for
those who listen to it.
The 10 myths covered in this episode include:
To become an excellent speaker, just get more speaking
If you get nervous when looking people in the eye, looking
above their heads is just as effective.
Some people are natural-born speakers.
To be less nervous, imagine that the people in the audience
are in their underwear.
To deliver effective presentations, you need just two things:
to know what you’re talking about and the guts to speak in front of
It's a good idea to have a drink or two to calm your nerves
You can effectively evaluate your presentation by looking into
a mirror when rehearsing.
Winging your presentation makes it appear fresh and
Speaking loudly is obnoxious and overbearing.
To be an excellent presenter, you just need to demonstrate
your passion for your topic.
Listen in and learn why these myths just don't hold water.