July is Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month and to celebrate, I’ve invited a team of speaking experts to share their best tips and tricks for improving your speaking skills and overcoming speaking anxiety.
The 4-Word Secret to Confident Speaking
By Guest Expert Dr. Laura Sicola
Would you like to be a more confident speaker? Watch this video where Dr. Laura Sicola shares the four words that can change how you perceive speaking.
Highlights from the Video
- Why people are afraid of speaking
- Four words to more confident speaking
- How to prepare for a long presentation
- How to quickly get good at speaking
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About Dr. Laura Sicola
Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence coach, author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice, and founder of Vocal Impact Productions in Philadelphia, PA. Her TED talk: “Want to sound like a Leader? Start by saying your name right” has over 5.5 million views, and her client list includes companies such as Comcast, IBM, Chubb, EY and Women Against Abuse. She has appeared on Fox Business News, Fast Company Magazine, Forbes.com, Coaching for Leaders podcast and more. She earned her Ph.D. in educational linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania where she also taught from 2001-2013.
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Want more information on how to overcome the fear of speaking? Check out the first post in Speaking Palooza 2019: The ultimate guide.
Does Speaking Make You Nervous?
Discover 13 practices that will help alleviate your presentation fears and anxiety.
Inside You’ll Learn:
- Five ways to reduce anxiety before your audience arrives.
- Four practices to reduce anxiety as your audience arrives.
- Four things you can do to calm down right before stepping up to the platform.