Jack Palance once said in a Skin Bracer commercial, “Confidence is very sexy, don’t you think?”
Yes, indeed it is … but it is also one of the public speaking super powers that can help you be a better presenter.
The funny thing with confidence is … at least in the realm of public speaking … that you don’t need it to get started, but it helps, and the more you succeed, the more your confidence grows.
You see confidence feeds on itself, growing in power the more you flex the confidence muscle.
That’s why, when it comes to confidence, you often have to “fake it until you make it.”
Another thing about confidence is (more…)