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Being Prepared and Manging Nervousness for Your First Speech

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Your first speech. Be calm!

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Being Prepared and Manging Nervousness for Your First Speech

  1. 1. Kill the Nerves Create a positive self image - imagine a successful speech!
  2. 2. Don't memorize - sort of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oneFKU9aM4o
  3. 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thg6LbcQdRc Turn Your Speech Into a Journey Create a journey that is familiar to you. BREAK THE SPEECH DOWN TO CLEAR IMAGES THAT REMIND YOU ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT – THINK OF THE LANDMARKS, TURNS, VISUAL INTEREST POINTS • BRIDGE • RED BARN • DEAD ZONE • BIKER BAR • WALMART • JIMMY STEART AIRPORT
  4. 4. TELL A STORY FROM YOUR YOUTH AND USE THE METHODS DESCRIBED ▪ GETTING LOST ▪ BEING AFRAID ▪ YOUR 15 MINUTES OF FAME ▪ A BIG FIGHT ▪ LOSING SOMETHING YOU TREASURED ▪ BEING EMBARRASED
  5. 5. USE VISUAL AIDS – BRING SOMETHING NEXT WEEK http://blog.crazyegg.com/2013/05/28/online-presentation-tools/ SHOW AND TELL ONLINE PRESENTATION TOOLS POWERPOINT/CHALKBOARD/WHITEBOARD 19 Free Presentation Tools to Wow Your Audience http://www.thelilypadcottage.com/2013/03/10-chalkboard-tips-and-tricks.html
  6. 6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLz6Vbxz2L0 Do Yoga Breathing Acupressure Autogenic Training http://www.guidetopsychology.com/autogen.htm
  7. 7. Never, ever, ever……………apologize

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