Every time you step on stage, do you judge yourself? Do you fear that you won't be good enough for the audience? That your answers won't be pithy or perfect enough?
You're shoulding on yourself. And when you stop that, you are going to see miraculous transformations in both your style and your impact. So...how do you stop that?
There is only one way that I have ever found, which is to focus on who you are, instead of on who you think you're supposed to be.
There are some helpful questions to use to get yourself into a different focus. Here is one that always works for me, powerfully. Ask yourself:
So ask yourself, "How would I do this?" and then go ahead and do it that way in your practice room right away and take note of how completely amazing you are, how differently you have just done it, and above all just how comfortable you are!
That is critically important. And it comes from YOU being YOU, not from you taking on another set of instructions.
#DareToBeYou Because you are already good enough. You just need some reminders in order to get to your authentic self-expression. The rest is about crafting story, marketing, great use of PowerPoint, stage presence. But you have to start with being you.
Send me an email and let's connect! You're one step away from catching the flow you have been looking for for decades in your talks and presentations: Support@GoodbyeGoodGirl.com.
Women's Leadership Coach and Speaker Lori is the author of Call Center Crazy and The Human Solution: Human Solutions to Every "Unsolvable" Business Problem,
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