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Dealing with Stage Fright presentation by Heather Smith

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This is a presentation I created for a workshop I ran for dealing with stage fright.
The workshop was for business owners.
I am an accountant learning everything I can about small business, passing it on via my writing and presentations.
I am a member of the National Speakers Association, and a CC and CL with ToastMasters.

Heather Smith :
www.heathersmithsmallbusiness.com

Published in: Business, Education
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Dealing with Stage Fright presentation by Heather Smith

  1. 1. Dealing with stage fright www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  2. 2. What scare you about speaking on stage? Identify and address issues www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  3. 3. Prepare • Know your material but don’t memorise it • Know audience knowledge level • Fear comes from anxiety you’ll make a mistake www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  4. 4. What is the worst that can happen? Enjoy the moment www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  5. 5. Chew gum • Loosens jaw • Helps you relax • Don’t go on stage with gum in mouth! www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  6. 6. Drink • • • • DRINK Water Orange juice Warm tea • DON’T DRINK • Milky drinks • Alcohol www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  7. 7. Be calm • Meditate • Breathe • Exercise • Think positive thoughts Place hand on head, over eyes, breathe deeply visualise a light coming through hands www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  8. 8. Get your head in the game • • • • Get in the zone Get your mojo on Listen to music Visualise success www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  9. 9. Audience • Imagine them in their under wear • Imagine they are all the same person www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  10. 10. Tongue Twisters Red Leather Yellow Leather Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. She sells sea shells by the sea shore. www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  11. 11. Lavender or Vanilla lotion Rub your hands with lotion before going on stage - reduce anxiety www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  12. 12. Lucky Charm www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  13. 13. Thank-you for viewing this presentation. If you have any further questions or comments please contact me at www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com. If you would like to see other presentations developed – let me know. If you found this presentation useful, please let your colleagues, training managers, and anyone else that would appreciate this material know. Images www.imagebase.net www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com
  14. 14. Connect with Heather Smith twitter.com/heathersmithau www.facebook.com/HeatherSmithAU www.linkedin.com/in/HeatherSmithAU And sign up to my newsletter here: bit.ly/SignUp4Newsletter www.HeatherSmithSmallBusiness.com

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