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.
How To Be an Authentic Speaker
By Guest Expert Norma Hollis
Authenticity is one of the top three most important skills for a speaker. But many find it challenging to authentic on the stage, in part because of their speaking anxiety. In this video, Norma Hollis shares her expertise on authenticity and how it can actually help be more at ease.
Highlights from the Video
- What it means to be an authentic speaker
- Whether an audience can tell if you’re being authentic
- What happens if you are not authentic
- The first step to being an authentic speaker
- The challenges to authenticy
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About Norma Hollis
As a 23-year veteran of the professional speaking industry, Norma T. Hollis has done it all – speaker bureau owner, international speaker, event producer/promoter, trainer/coach/mentor, information product producer. Norma has found that the most challenging of all is identifying your authentic message. It’s the most important first step to success as a speaker. Norma is also known as Ms. Authenticity because she spent 30 years understanding human nature and developing programs to help people become more authentic. Now she combines speaking with authenticity to help people find, live and share their authentic voice. She’s the author of The Process to Become a Professional Speaker and Ten Steps to Authenticity.