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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF


Vol. 7, Issue 11, Part E (2021)

Effective presentation skills: Managing anxiety in public speaking

Effective presentation skills: Managing anxiety in public speaking

Dr. Neelu
Mastering one’s field of specialization does not guarantee competence in public speaking and giving presentations professionally. Anxiety hampers effective communication and it is important that students overcome the fear of public speaking before they transit from academic world to corporate life. Public speaking skills are crucial not only in educational institutions and for employment purpose but also come into play in our day-to-day public interactions – be it social, cultural, religious, economic or political functions. Honing skills to present yourself emphatically and clearly before others helps us accelerate our career prospects and also makes up productive human beings. Public speaking skills are the skills which are put into operation to speak in public. (Better Public speaking 2020). The interaction may involve communication between two individuals, colleagues, an office presentation or group discussion. In order to speak clearly and fluently one needs high confidence level, an ability to have a connect with the audience, power to ascertain what the audience needs, clear diction, command over language, decent vocabulary, knowledge and the correct paralanguage. It also calls for a lot of planning and practicing because it helps to overcome anxiety, apprehensiveness and feeling of vulnerability. The present paper attempts to study the key strategies that can help individuals overcome their limitations and be good at public speaking.
Pages: 336-339  |  275 Views  39 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neelu. Effective presentation skills: Managing anxiety in public speaking. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(11):336-339.
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