What’s your biggest challenge in public speaking? Is it overcoming your fear of public speaking?
Do you struggle to tell your stories? Does the stage fright scare you off? Are filler words filling up your speeches? Maybe you’re lost with no idea what to give a speech about?
At one point or another, we all face these challenges in public speaking. Right now is your opportunity to make some decisions that will help you solve those problems later.
Welcome to the new year – the Toastmasters New Year – and all the promise that a new year has.
Do you want to overcome your fear of public speaking? Then Toastmasters can help you. Our proven plan can teach you the skills and techniques of public speaking so you can share your message with the world. This is Toastmasters 101 and I’m your host, Kim Krajci.
Getting lost in the plan
Have you ever started a project and watch it go wrong? You’re stuck at a place with no idea what to do next or how to finish it?
Maybe you’re lost on a trip. Maybe you’ve got just enough experience to get yourself in a pickle. Or maybe you just need a better plan.
Public speaking challenges people down to the core of their being. Whether they’re afraid of being judged or afraid of making a fool of themselves, or concerned that they can’t effectively communicate their message – those go down into the center of who we are, who I am as a person. Fear might overcome almost every other emotion we feel – even love, passion, or pleasure.