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The Fear of Public Speaking - The WHAT IFS?


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Then there are the "WHAT IFS?" that give many
the Fear of Public Speaking.

WHAT IF?. . .

I'm not perfect.
I've must be perfect, right?

The audience doesn't like me?

The last speaker was really, really good and compared to them I Stink!

The Biggest WHAT IF? many people have is: (Watch and Read!)

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The Fear of Public Speaking - The WHAT IFS?

  1. 1. The Fear of Public Speaking The What Ifs?
  2. 2. What If? I’m Not Perfect? I Must Be Perfect, Right?
  3. 3. What If? The Audience Doesn’t Like Me?
  4. 4. The Last Speaker was Really, Really Good, and Compared to Them I Stink! WHAT If?
  5. 5. The BIGGEST What If? Many People Have Is What Topic Could I Talk About that Would Interest Anyone?
  6. 6. EVERYONE Has Something of Value to Speak About!
  7. 7. The Problem: You’re Too Close toYourself.
  8. 8. Sometimes Your Knowledge Base is so WIDE and DEEP. . .
  9. 9. You Don’t ‘KnowWhatYou Know’!
  10. 10. YOU Have Knowledge and Experiences People Would Love to Know About, and Would BenefitThem!
  11. 11. You Have a Story, Don’tYou? Photo Credit: martinak15
  12. 12. Who Cares? What did you learn? So What? Answer These Questions About Your Story. What will you do different next time?
  13. 13. “I Have Nothing to Talk About”
  14. 14. “I Have Nothing to Talk About” Nonsense!
  15. 15. YOUR Audience is Waiting!
  16. 16. MORE NO SWEAT Public Speaking FREE NO SWEAT Elevator Speech! Template NO SWEAT Elevator Speech! Book 3rdFloor 4th Floor 5th Floor 2ndFloor 6th Floor They also know we perceive really good speakers as EXPERTS! We like to work with EXPERTS! - Correct? Businesses and Individuals Hire Me because they want to improve their Public Speaking and Presentation Skills. The title of my first book is, "NO SWEAT Public Speaking!" I'm a Speaker, a Coach, and an Author. 7th Floor I show them how to Develop, Practice, and Deliver "Knock Your Socks Off!" Presentations with NO SWEAT! 8th Floor ASK! "Enough about me. What do you do?" 1st Floor Describe Who You Are Hello! My name is Fred Miller. Describe What You Do Describe Expertise Describe What I do for them What I Deliver If "Yes" Ask, "What's the next step? Because is an influencer Word. Robert Cialdini Hire Me gets right to the point. It's a good dis-qualifier. Your USP Unique Selling Proposition. Your WHY? "People don't buy What you do. They buy Why you do it." Simon Sinek's Golden Circle The Elevator Speech starts simple. As interest increases and time permits, it is expanded. Your Expertise Years in business, awards, major accomplishments. Or Prospect! "Enough about me. How does your company handle Public Speaking and Presentation Training?" People who take and make those opportunities: Grow their Businesses, advance their Careers, and increase their Leadership Roles. They do this because they know: Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities. WHY More WHY USP Why the hire me More Why they hire me NO SWEAT Elevator Speech! On-Line Course NO SWEAT Elevator Speech! Audio NO SWEAT Public Speaking! Book