Public Speaking. Those two words can cause anxiety in novice presenters and even the most experienced of public speakers. As a Communications major at Temple University, presentations are pretty hard to get around. I decided that it might actually be beneficial (for my current college and post grad career) to take a public speaking course even though it was not necessarily required. In doing so, I took from that class five critical lessons that I will not soon forget:
Few people look forward to presenting in public, and the ones that do are often seasoned professionals or leaders. Admittedly it is nerve-wracking, but if you keep these 5 short tips on mind, your next presentation should be rewarding for both you and your audience.
Author: Jessica Turner