The art of effective presentations and speeches

Berg, Karen
February 2005
Public Relations Tactics;Feb2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p28
Trade Publication
Discusses the art of presentation and speeches. Recognition of stage fright as a lack of confidence built upon a few bad experiences and unrealized fears that stream into our conscious and subconscious thoughts; Approach used to get over a stage fright; Identification of experience as the best learning tool according to the author. INSET: Test your knowledge about the rules and processes of developing.


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