You’ve just been asked to give a public presentation. Maybe it’s for work. Maybe it’s for school. But no matter where the assignment came from, one thing is certain: you’ve got to overcome your fear of public speaking and you’ve got to overcome it fast.
You’re tired, unhappy, and demotivated. You’ve got dark circles under your eyes, and every interaction with your boss leaves you feeling a combination of rage and frustration that keeps you from getting a good night’s sleep.
You may wonder why you should bother with public speaking. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t like public speaking. You may even be afraid of public speaking. But the are some very real advantages of public speaking that can help you in both your professional and personal life.
In the business world, communication is a common problem. In a survey by training company Fierce Inc., 86% of respondents blamed lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures.