So, is speaking in front of a crowd really more terrifying than taking your last breath? If so, what can ordinary people do to tackle that terror? Whether you are asked to give a presentation in front of a group of colleagues or debate a contentious topic in a large auditorium, the fear and trepidation are very real.
The good news is there are things you can do to overcome that fear of public speaking. Here are 10 ways to make it happen:
From tech leaders like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to scientists like Albert Einstein and Sir Isaac Newton, everyone who has done anything important has failed, sometimes spectacularly. Any study of the lives of these remarkable individuals is in part a study in failure. Facing adversity and overcoming challenges is what these individuals did, and part of what ultimately made them so successful.