Getting and Keeping the Job When You’re Afraid of Public Speaking

All of the strategies and tips that you’ll come across for acing interviews, making great connections at industry events, schmoozing execs at a staff gathering, or wowing your manager in the boardroom, all share one common element: the ability to speak well. If you’re someone who’s shy, introverted, or just nervous in large groups, you’ll need to put on your best game face so no one will be the wiser.

front coverEasier said than done, but communications coach, Beth Noymer Levine, has some winning public speaking tips inspired by world of sports in her new book, Jock Talk: Five Communication Principles Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World. In recognizing that athletes often have to conduct interviews, meet fans, and hold press conferences, Levine realized that top athletes could greatly benefit public speaking improvements.

Easier said than done, but communications coach, Beth Noymer Levine, has some winning public speaking tips inspired by world of sports in her new book, Jock Talk: Five Communication Principles Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World. In recognizing that athletes often have to conduct interviews, meet fans, and hold press conferences, Levine realized that top athletes could greatly benefit public speaking improvements.

We connected with Levine to see how her tips can translate from the ball field to the office so that public speaking won’t hold you back from your career aspirations.

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