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   Your business and leadership ability is being    judged when you speak   What are your conversations and    presentat...
Confident Conversations and    Powerful Presentations           Are A    Core Competency forBusiness Leaders and Experts  ...
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    Brain Freeze is that something that takes    over your body at the most inopportune time.    It is a physiological bo...
A few butterflies are good. They prevent you from being flatExcessive nerves, shallow breathing, red neck and jittery hand...
Not band aids         info@JeanCaton.net   8
No tricks or      Tricks and gimmick                   like picturing the gimmicks          audience in their            ...
   What is the Root    Cause of your    fear of speaking    in front of a    group that    causes your mind    to go blan...
What is so scary about speaking in front of an audience?                        info@JeanCaton.net   11
   Fear of looking bad- if you can’t answer    tough questions   Fear of embarrassment – if your mind    goes blank   F...
I’mNot….            enough….Feelings-emotions    FEAR        Thoughts            Words                    info@JeanCaton.n...
Four fastcoaching tips that you can immediately put  to work to reframe      your fear             info@JeanCaton.net   14
   The word audience    triggers your nerves   When you are    listening to a    speaker do you    think of yourself as ...
1.      I’m not an          audience. I’m          just a guy          asking a          question!  2.      Remind        ...
1.   You cannot be expected to     answer every conceivable     question. It is how you     handle the questions.2.   Conf...
Remind yourself you are the topic GURU but you are not                info@JeanCaton.net   18
1.   You are there to serve.2.   It is all about the audience – not all     about you the speaker.3.   When you take the f...
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1.   Your fears are coming     from a story you are     telling yourself in your     head. Change your story.2.   Change t...
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You can’t learn to swim by reading a book. You have to jump in the pool.The best way to become a more confident speaker is...
Because if you are inbusiness you are a speaker!               info@JeanCaton.net   24
Speaking is an audition for   your next promotion!                info@JeanCaton.net   25
   Sound like leaders   Are perceived as experts   Connect with the audience   Inspire and motivate others to take act...
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  • Make you feel good but don’t work Stop drinking the slushy snow cone
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  • FEAR AND SELF DOUBTWHAT ARE YOU FEARING Thoughts become words in your head become emotions feelings action or inactionREJECTION LOOKING FOOLISH LOOKIN BAD TOUCH QUESTIONS Then AWFULIZE THAT
  • Change the thinking
  • REALITY IS RED GREEN YELLOW
  • REALITY IS RED GREEN YELLOW
  • Banish brain freeze

    1. 1. info@JeanCaton.net 1
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    3. 3.  Your business and leadership ability is being judged when you speak What are your conversations and presentations saying about you? Confident, capable, expert leader…or something else ? info@JeanCaton.net 3
    4. 4. Confident Conversations and Powerful Presentations Are A Core Competency forBusiness Leaders and Experts info@JeanCaton.net 4
    5. 5. info@JeanCaton.net 5
    6. 6.  Brain Freeze is that something that takes over your body at the most inopportune time. It is a physiological body response due to perceived stress. It doesn’t just happen on a stage. It can happen ◦ In a conversation with the big boss, ◦ In an important meeting, ◦ On stage in front of the whole company. info@JeanCaton.net 6
    7. 7. A few butterflies are good. They prevent you from being flatExcessive nerves, shallow breathing, red neck and jittery hands steal your credibility! info@JeanCaton.net 7
    8. 8. Not band aids info@JeanCaton.net 8
    9. 9. No tricks or  Tricks and gimmick like picturing the gimmicks audience in their underwear is a band aid not a cure.  You must identify the source of the fear and ‘perceived threat’ that is causing you to be afraid info@JeanCaton.net 9
    10. 10.  What is the Root Cause of your fear of speaking in front of a group that causes your mind to go blank and your jitters? info@JeanCaton.net 10
    11. 11. What is so scary about speaking in front of an audience? info@JeanCaton.net 11
    12. 12.  Fear of looking bad- if you can’t answer tough questions Fear of embarrassment – if your mind goes blank Fear of not being liked (respected, thought highly of) if someone disagrees with you Fear of having what you say judged or criticized info@JeanCaton.net 12
    13. 13. I’mNot…. enough….Feelings-emotions FEAR Thoughts Words info@JeanCaton.net 13
    14. 14. Four fastcoaching tips that you can immediately put to work to reframe your fear info@JeanCaton.net 14
    15. 15.  The word audience triggers your nerves When you are listening to a speaker do you think of yourself as the audience? Most people don’t info@JeanCaton.net 15
    16. 16. 1. I’m not an audience. I’m just a guy asking a question! 2. Remind yourself you are speaking to a room full of individuals – not an audience.info@JeanCaton.net 16
    17. 17. 1. You cannot be expected to answer every conceivable question. It is how you handle the questions.2. Confidently respond, possibly offering to get them the answer or talk to them off line if the question is inappropriate info@JeanCaton.net 17
    18. 18. Remind yourself you are the topic GURU but you are not info@JeanCaton.net 18
    19. 19. 1. You are there to serve.2. It is all about the audience – not all about you the speaker.3. When you take the focus off of you and turn it to the audience you have a lot less to be nervous about. info@JeanCaton.net 19
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    21. 21. 1. Your fears are coming from a story you are telling yourself in your head. Change your story.2. Change the assumptions you are making about not being good at public speaking – make the opposite assumption info@JeanCaton.net 21
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    23. 23. You can’t learn to swim by reading a book. You have to jump in the pool.The best way to become a more confident speaker is to speak. info@JeanCaton.net 23
    24. 24. Because if you are inbusiness you are a speaker! info@JeanCaton.net 24
    25. 25. Speaking is an audition for your next promotion! info@JeanCaton.net 25
    26. 26.  Sound like leaders Are perceived as experts Connect with the audience Inspire and motivate others to take action Have more influence, impact and are more persuasive Increase their chances of landing a job or getting a promotion info@JeanCaton.net 26
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