How to master the Art of Speaking in Public?

Postby sachin322 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:32 am

We all have been Speaking in Public from time to time, it does not matter whether we have to speak in a team meeting or in front of an audience.
So how can one overcome his/her fear of speaking in public?
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Postby Richard@DecisionSkills » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:17 pm

By (1) speaking regularly and (2) scaffolding

You don’t start with a 1 hour unscripted speech to a hostile audience of 5,000 people. Instead, you start with a 2 minute, scripted speech to friends. Then you build from there, making a 4 minute speech to 10 people, then a 5 minute speech to 15, and eventually you have scaffolded to a 10 minute speech to 100 people.
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Postby emtelligence » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:25 am

Prepare a small speech. Memorize it. Then go to random people on the street and ask for their feedback. Tell them it's only a minute or so.

When you force yourself to practice, you'll find out that it's not so bad. That's how I started out and just like doing anything in succession, it gets easier.
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