Recent Articles in Public Speaking Fear

November 8, 2019

Job Requires Public Speaking: Will you take it?

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Will you pass on your dream job if public speaking is required? Here's what you can do if your presentation fears are holding you back...

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October 13, 2019

Public Speaking Nerves: How One High-Profile Speaker Copes

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She speaks to large crowds. She's used to hostile audiences. She's known for making bold statements. And she still gets nervous. Here's how this public speaker deals with it and what you can learn...

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September 13, 2019

How To: Project Confidence

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Most speakers want to appear confident. When you know what that looks like, you can project a more powerful stage presence—whether you're feeling it or not. Here's how...

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September 5, 2019

The King’s Speech: New Inspiration for Speakers Who Stammer

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Eighty years after Great Britain's king overcame his stuttter to address the nation, his courage still provides inspiration to stammerers...and is helping them change perceptions about speaking in public.

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May 26, 2019

Reading Aloud: A shortcut to speaking confidence?

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We know reading aloud improves your public speaking. A barber says it's also a shortcut to conquering your fear. Read how he's helping kids find the courage to speak up.

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April 26, 2019

Three Things to Tell Yourself When You’re Nervous

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That voice in your head? Give it a new script! Try these lines to talk yourself into being a more confident speaker...

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April 17, 2019

Debating, Civil Discourse, & Better Public Speaking

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Can building killer arguments lead to more civil conversations? College students on the lessons we can learn from competitive debate...and how it can refine your presentation skills.

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March 18, 2019

March Madness: Some Public Speaking Slam Dunks

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March Madness fans are arriving in our neighborhood, hoping to see Zion Williamson, perhaps unaware they could improve their presentation skills while watching the big games...

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November 8, 2018

How To: Calm Public Speaking Nerves

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When you feel nervousness coming on, what's a speaker to do? Here's how to manage that I'm-on-next stress and keep nerves from undermining your presentation...

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January 4, 2018

Speaking to Lead: Recall what moves you

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She wasn't much of a talker until her job demanded it. Here's how Olympian and once-shy public speaker Dawn Staley finds her voice and how the same technique can help you...

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December 5, 2017

Sheepish Speaker Overcomes Nerves

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Two secrets for conquering public speaking nerves that New Zealand's champion sheep judges learn--and you can use them, too.

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November 20, 2017

Public Speaking Fears: Make A Game Plan

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How public speaking tripped him up and what you can learn from Duke's Grayson Allen about handling your nerves...

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May 1, 2017

Lessons from TED for public speaking

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How can a TED talk help you improve your public speaking? Buckley faculty Elise Partin gave one--and shares her tips from the experience.

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January 9, 2017

Make Yourself Bigger?

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We know audiences read body language. But what signals are you sending yourself with how you use your body? In one of the most popular TED talks of all time, Amy Cuddy explores how you can change your mindset by making yourself bigger.

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