Fear gives us a physiological advantage when we need it most, but it can easily spiral out of control, sabotaging our best efforts. Get it under control and tap into the added focus and extra mental charge it delivers by purposely staying present.
The more anxiety you typically feel before presenting, performing, or competing, the more potential you have to tap into!
References and additional insight:
- Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques, Matt Abrahams, Stanford Graduate School of Business
- Your body language shapes who you are, Amy Cuddy, Harvard Business School
- Four Habits that Kill Public Speaking Anxiety, Ryan Foley