“According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” – Jerry Seinfeld
Speaking in front of big audiences can be daunting when you don't feel prepared. You get that nervous, shaky feeling and everything around you gets blurry. There are literally hundreds, possibly thousands of eyes staring you down as you approach the podium. You being to sweat profusely and you get that sinking feeling in your gut. You then wonder just what will come out of your mouth once you finally focus on the microphone in front of you.
For many, this is a regularly occuring feeling when speaking publically and for a very select few, large audiences and public speaking seem to be a breeze. If you're not part of the lucky ones, there is a simple solution to overcoming your fears by getting coaching from Arthur Reel with Advanced Communication Skills.
With over 35 years of experience, Arthur Reel's history in stage, theatre and directing provides him with a unique understanding of the roles people play and the signals that sabotage persuasive forms of communication. Learning the fundamentals of public speaking is especially crucial for a well developed foundation to prepare you for informing, influencing or entertaining your target audience.
Some key elements to consider when working towards enhancing your communcation skills include:
- Knowing and practicing your material
- Paying attention to your audience and your surrounding room
- Developing techniques to relax and stay focused
- Focus on clear speech patterns and confident enunciation
- Concentration on the message rather than the medium
- Remembering that everyone in the room wants you to succeed
If you are having trouble learning the best techniques for effective communication with others, Arthur Reel can help you identify trigger points of stress, helpful coping mechanisms for stress relief, and great ways to help you better prepare. Advanced Communications can also help you to build confidence for public speaking and developing a system for successful persuasion, voice power and assertiveness.
Private instruction is great for helping to develop your communication skills and strategies without feeling overwhelmed or intimidated. Yet, if you are already empowered by these helpful tips, you can take advantage of group and private workshops in an exciting and friendly atmosphere. Public speaking is also a useful tool for stage actors seeking to advance their career. So fight your fears, reduce your stressful anxiety and get prepared for your best speech with the experts at Advanced Communication Skills today.