Ask anyone, young or old, about their greatest fear and you’ll likely hear, “Speaking in public!” That’s right…most of us suffer from Glossophobia…I know I did. I had two lines in my first school play and promptly spaced on the second. My wedding vows, practiced about 857 times, didn’t go so well either.
Thankfully, Glossophobia can be overcome through training and experience, and as parents and mentors, we can help build confident, skillful communicators at a surprisingly early age. It’s truly a gift for a lifetime. It involves:
- Teaching the keys to a great presentation
- Providing tips to handle nerves
- Finding avenues to polish their skills.
Keys to a Winning Presentation
As adults, we’ve been on both ends of countless presentations—good and bad. Every presentation situation is unique and requires good planning in order to succeed.
Here are some keys to teach to win over an audience:... Read More