- Arrive early so you don't feel rushed.
- Don't let negative thoughts play over and over in your head. Think to yourself how prepared you are and how you practiced and you'll do great.
- Relax. Try focusing on relaxing your muscles every time you breathe out. Picture the muscles loosening with each exhale.
- Have a glass of water in case your mouth goes dry or you need a moment to think.
- Look at smiling faces or the faces of friends when you're speaking. If even these people make you nervous, then look at the top of the audience's heads instead of their eyes.
- And don't forget to imagine your audience in their underwear.
Next time it's your turn to present something or just lead the weekly staff meeting, use these tips to get your point across more effectively and make the experience enjoyable for you and your audience. The more you do it, the easier it will get and that could help you further your career.
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