Using techniques to steady your nerves
Harnessing the power of positive thinking
Preparing on the day of the presentation
Handling emergencies while presenting
Managing Q&A sessions
Does the thought of having to give a presentation immediately bring up thoughts of stage fright, presentation jitters, nervousness, butterflies, fretting, anxiety, and foreboding? If so, keep in mind that it is natural to be nervous before giving a presentation. Almost everyone gets butterflies— the trick is to harness this nervous energy and direct it into delivering a stellar presentation.
Whatever you do, do not start off by saying, “Whew, am I nervous!” and broadcasting your fear. Participants ...