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Tips of Overcome Presentation Anxiety

Tips of Overcome Presentation Anxiety

  1. Practice makes perfect
  • Practice in front of a mirror
  • Rehearse answers to possible questions


  1. Redirect your nervousness
  • Channel your energy into something more productive like being more expressive in gestures to boost your confidence


  1. Visualize
  • Scan for friendly faces in the crowd to imagine your entire audience in a different light


  1. Force yourself to act confidently
  • By acting confidently (appropriate eye contact, body language, facial expressions and tone of voice) you can direct your mind to eventually follow


  1. Ask yourself “What’s the worst thing that could happen?”
  • Whatever possible negative outcome isn’t such a big deal…this is your TEAM


  1. Practice breathing techniques
  • Take deep, slow breaths to improve blood and oxygen flow to the brain thereby increasing mental alertness and function


  1. Prepare your audience
  • Start with a joke, amazing fact or detail to break the ice and get their attention



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