Fear of Public Speaking

Today I saw a report of the top 10 highest paying entry level jobs. Some have been on a list like this for years like the pharmaceutical sales person or the “investment banking analyst” or the “software engineer.”

While there’s all sorts of controversy in the comments on the blog post I linked to, something struck me as a little odd about those 10 positions:

Each of the top 10 highest paying entry level jobs could be potentially performed by someone that doesn’t have particularly good communications skills. That in ability to communicate to one’s highest potential possibly… Read Full Post »

Holding back

If you are one of the millions of people who have a fear of public speaking, that fear is probably holding you back more than you know. Your fear of speaking has had a dramatic impact on the person you are today. After all, just like the saying goes, “You are what you eat,” your fear of public speaking has made your personality the way that it is because you’ve been thinking about it and practicing that fear probably every day.

I know, because I too lived in a world of extreme fear of public speaking; and I can definitely… Read Full Post »