Stress & Public Speaking (slide 36 onwards!)

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
1. Stress in Public Speaking
2. Methodology & Findings
3. Personal Sharing & Theory
4. Practical Relief Methods

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Stress & Public Speaking (slide 36 onwards!)

  1. 1. Stress A Presentation (of sorts) by Alex, Simon, Sunny, Magus, Elvis
  2. 2. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: 1 Stress in Public Speaking 2 Methodology & Findings 3 Personal Sharing & Theory 4 Practical Relief Methods
  3. 3. READY?
  4. 4. Stress 1 1 STRESS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING The unexamined life is not worth living.
  5. 5. Stress What is stress? • The emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world . • It gives life some excitement. But, it may harm your health.
  6. 6. Stress What’s more? • Physical symptoms – Dry mouth – Pounding heart – Difficulty breathing • Mental symptoms – Tension – Irritability – Inability to concentrate
  7. 7. Stress How Does Stress Affect The Body? Benefit • Blood flow to your brain and muscles • Breathe faster => Oxygen to your muscles • Sudden stress => Burst of exceptional strength
  8. 8. Stress Hurt to body Stress can: • Danger of heart attacks • Cause digestive upsets, headaches, and back pain • Immune system => get diseases
  9. 9. Stress What Causes Stress? • The better situation can also cause stress. Examples: • Death of a spouse • Pregnancy • Buying a house • Christmas • Public speaking
  10. 10. Stress PUBLIC LET’S FOCUS ON SPEAKING 10
  11. 11. WHY?
  12. 12. a common source of stress for everyone
  13. 13. must have a chance to speak in public
  14. 14. Stress The cause of stress in public speaking 1. Perfect performance 2. Include lots of information 3. Focus on performance rather than benefit 4. Notice the nervous thing and force to calm down 5. Lack of self-confidence and practice 6. Always consider to persuade
  15. 15. Stress 2 METHODOLOGY AND FINDINGS The unexamined life is not worth living.
  16. 16. METHODOLOGY COMES FIRST!
  17. 17. Stress Type of research method • Descriptive research – Secondary data – Focus group – Personal interview • Constructive research – Online survey
  18. 18. Stress The research flow: Design the Application Descriptive Constructive research of model to question research research the data (objective)
  19. 19. Stress Descriptive Research -- Secondary data • Sources of recognition of the principle model – ABC model • Provide Direction of the question setting in the online survey
  20. 20. Stress Descriptive research -- Focus group • A group of people discussing the stress in public speaking with a director. • Clear understanding of the situation
  21. 21. Stress Descriptive research -- Personal interview • 1 to 1 interview • More detail information is received by open question
  22. 22. Stress Conclusive Research - Survey • Objective: To know the situation and collect the opinion about public speaking • No sampling stage! • Can obtain data for analysis
  23. 23. THAT’S IT! BUT….
  24. 24. HOW ARE YOUR FINDINGS?
  25. 25. Stress Online survey • Topic: Stress management in public speaking • Aim: To know the situation and collect the opinion about public speaking • Participants: Over 100 participants Reference: http://www.my3q.com/home2/273/eastwords/22105.phtml
  26. 26. Stress Do you enjoy public speaking? yes 31% no 69% Most of people do not enjoy public speaking
  27. 27. Stress Would you prefer to avoid public speaking whenever it is possible? no 31% yes 69% A lot people feel afraid public speaking
  28. 28. Stress Do you think you are able to deal effectively with the stress related to public speaking? yes 33% no 67% It makes people speak incoherently in public speaking
  29. 29. Stress Analysis: The Belief I can’t deal effectively with the stress related to public speaking. B causes C The Consequent Emotion Anxiety and nervous
  30. 30. Stress Assume you need to do public speaking in a foreseeable time, you believe your stress level in the period below is: (5: extremely high, 1: extremely low) at that day, before public at that day, after public speaking speaking 12 5 4 3 2% 8% 5% 10% 1 10% 47% 5 52% 3 4 16% 2 28% 22% A lot of people feel the most stressful at that day, before public speaking.
  31. 31. Stress You believe the unpleasant feeling in public speaking comes from stress. 1(1=strongly 5(1=strongly disagree) agree) 6% 15% 2 16% 3 4 15% 48%
  32. 32. Stress Do you have any little gestures in the public speaking ? no 7% yes 93% They can express their meaning to catch the audience’s attention, and even enhance their confidence.
  33. 33. Stress It shows our body react to the effects of stress
  34. 34. Stress You are a successful speaker as 1(1=strongly 5(1=strongly you handle the pressure very well disagree) 4% agree) 10% 2 25% 4 33% 3 28% Stress = Public Speaking
  35. 35. Stress How to cope with stress The best relief method for public speaking eliminate the imagination of negative outcome 9% practice to the best of 8% 11% your ability see the outcome as 72% insignificant in relation to the totality understand that some external factors can't be controlled Most of participant(72%) practice to the best of your ability
  36. 36. Stress How to cope with stress Take a long bath Go for a walk 20% 15% 19% 8% 33% Listen to music 5% Read a book
  37. 37. Stress 3 ALEX’S BIGGEST STRESS SITUATION The unexamined life is not worth living.
  38. 38. Do you still remember …
  39. 39. Can you perform under that stress?
  40. 40. Alex’s Biggest Stress Situation
  41. 41. Why do I say, why do we say So much?
  42. 42. …… I am going to tell you
  43. 43. Stress A + Model! This is not me 43
  44. 44. TOO COMPLICATED !!!
  45. 45. That’s why… I USE THIS
  46. 46. Stress Before we proceed A word of cautions. 53
  47. 47. Stress 54
  48. 48. Stress 4 PRACTICAL RELIEF METHODS The unexamined life is not worth living.
  49. 49. To reduce the significance of the other person(s)
  50. 50. To eliminate the imagination of negative possibilities
  51. 51. To understand things that out of control
  52. 52. Not to judge what just happened or will happen / second-guess any audiences' reaction
  53. 53. Stress 5 CONCLUSION The unexamined life is not worth living.
  54. 54. 1 Stress in Public Speaking 2 Methodology & Findings 3 Personal Sharing & ABC Model 4 Practical Relief Methods
  55. 55. Stress 6 Q&A The unexamined life is not worth living.

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