How to strengthen your communication By: Giovanni Lopes

Steps to Overcome public speaking /anxiety:

  1. Know your topic
  2. Get organized
  3. Practice, and then practice some more
  4. Challenge specific worries
  5. Visualize your success/be confident when speaking
  6. Do some deep breathing
  7. Focus on your material, not on your audience

Public speaking: Has traditionally meant the act of speaking face to face to a live audience. Today it includes any form of speaking to an audience, including pre-recorded speech delivered over great distance by means of technology.

anxiety: is a natural human response when we feel that we are under threat. It can be experienced through our thoughts, feelings and physical sensations.

Approximately 75% of people experience this problem across the world. You are not alone in your fear due to lot’s of people are facing this challenge also.

Effective listening Is listening is the practice of preparing to listen, observing what verbal and non-verbal messages are being sent, and then providing appropriate feedback for the sake of showing attentiveness to the message being presented. 

5 tips for active listening:

  1. Face the speaker and have eye contact
  2. “Listen” to non-verbal cues too
  3. Don’t interrupt
  4. Listen without judging, or jumping to conclusions
  5. Don’t start planning what to say next

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