by I am always on the look out for new research insights into how to improve our memory and performance. Presenters and meeting facilitators can certainly benefit from improved memory capabilities. What follows is a quick summary of three research … Continue reading
by The Book of Lists has repeatedly reported that the fear of speaking in public is the most frequent answer to the question “What scares you most?” These results were recently echoed in Chapman University’s survey on American fears, which … Continue reading
by In conjunction with the release of my 3rd edition of Speaking Up without Freaking Out, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business released this new infographic on Hacking Your Anxiety vhealthportal.com/product-category/anti-anxiety/ that derives its content from my book.
by I am always on the look out for easy-to-implement public speaking anxiety reduction techniques, and I recently came across two that I hope can be of value to you. Conversational Hypnosis Anesthesiologists often calm the nerves of surgical patients … Continue reading
by Believe it or not, my advice appeared in Glamour magazine. Here is the one-page article that gives good public speaking management advice from several sources.
by Please take a listen (or read) of a recent Quick and Dirty podcast that I did with Lisa Marshall who is the author of “Smart Talk.” In this interview, we discuss five effective techniques for managing speaking anxiety. http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/5-ways-to-speak-up-without-a-freakout-an-interview-with-matt-abrahams
by Providing constructive feedback can very challenging. Recipients often get defensive and retreat. This video discusses how to communicate a critical/constructive message in a supportive and inviting manner using the 4 I’s approach (Information, Importance, Invitation, and Implication).
by My experience in listening to thousands of presentations as a communication professor and coach has taught me that having an engaged audience makes all of the difference in the world. Yet, getting your audience involved can be very challenging. … Continue reading
by Enjoy this new podcast where I discuss how confident, compelling presenting can be incredibly beneficial to marketing ideas, businesses, and yourself. http://bit.ly/1OwmVhk
by Giving yourself one more thing to do can certainly make you more nervous. Nowhere is this more evident then when you start using a microphone for the first time. The microphone makes many nervous and novice speakers super sensitive … Continue reading