You’ll find that teleseminars are an effective and flexible way to create learning content products either for sale or as a traffic or sales tool. And you’ll find that your public speaking skills will stand you in good stead when it comes to teleseminars.
You don’t have to necessarily memorize your speech word for word, but it does help if you have outlined your speech and remember the main points. It is SO BORING to watch someone read off of a sheet of paper or even note cards. Not only is it distracting, but it is also difficult for the speaker to, as actors say, “get off the page”. This means that they have a mechanical sound, as if they are reading, instead of a natural flow of words. Know your topic inside and out so that you can speak on it easily and with confidence, but just commit the main points to memory and fill in the rest on your own.
Together with your eyes focused on your pointed index fingers, slowly form a lazy eight figure along with your arms. Say whats happened, i.e., “I was ready to speak on Strengths and I see here I am so supposed to talk on Personality Assessments, which will get the audience on your side. Listed here are some points that can assist.
Nervous to natural : Be ourselves. An audience will know if we are trying to be someone we are not. Relax – our best self is our real self. Our audience is almost nervous as we are. Involve them as soon as possible to calm everyone’s nerves.
One-on-one apologies are fairly simple to do. However, when we’ve done something that has offended a larger group of people, then that’s when our presentation skill classes are going to have to come into play and the true importance of public speaking is going to have to save the day.
An overall plan to reduce shyness and increase self-confidence would be wise to include joining Toastmasters. Membership will provide you plenty of opportunities to both develop your communication and leadership skills but also plenty of opportunities to network in social situations.
Plus, no one can copy you. No one else can tell your stories. Connect with your audience with genuine care and attention to your story. Share stories that will have importance and relevance to the people in the room.
Building public speaking self-confidence takes time and practice, but you can do it. You have to work on your public speaking skills, believe you can be successful even before you experience success and as you experience success, continue to build your skills in a reinforcing positive loop.