“Will you speak for us at………….?” How do you feel when you hear that question directed at you? Excited? Scared? How do you respond? You might think that because you don’t like speaking, or have a fear, that you can just avoid it. Just say NO, right? But what are you missing out on? Or perhaps you do say yes, but secretly you are wishing you could get out of it. Here are 5 reasons why would it help YOU to improve your confidence or skills speaking and say YES to speaking? 1. Speaking for personal empowerment First and foremost,
There are 3 things to consider and address before you can really STAND out and share your brilliance through speaking. 1. Obviously, Speaking is one of those. From what you say, to how you say it….it helps paying attention to details. The details of your message – the content, the stories, the segues and transitions to keep it flowing, and the introduction, the end…. And then there is the confidence and the way you deliver it. All that is part of Speaking. 2. Before you can really Shine with speaking, it’s most likely you need to do some work with the Mindset. That is point number 2.