A Fate Worse Than Death: Tips to Take the Terror Out of Giving Presentations

by Roger Seip What’s scarier to most Americans than spiders, heights, or even death? There hasn’t been a horror movie made about it yet, but more than 75 percent of Americans surveyed report that they suffer from “glossophobia,” a debilitating fear of public speaking. Statistically, far more of us claim that we would prefer death to giving a speech; even comedian Jerry Seinfeld used to joke that at a funeral, most people would rather be lying in the casket than delivering the eulogy. Many educators report feeling perfectly secure presenting material in the classroom, but they quake at the prospect […]
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