Stop letting worry or critical self-talk hijack your thoughts and confidence. Start actively cheering for yourself. Why? As a speaker, you'll be able to show up ready to pour into your audience--rather than expecting them to validate you.
Get introduced to improv exercises that can be applied to your script for speaking. Basically, get your brain unstuck and reboot your creative thinking again.
Some of us are naturally funny- others have to work on it. Learn how to use humor to connect with an audience and be more memorable.
Improviser and storyteller Dave Morris inspires his speakers to have more fun in life taking advantage of each opportunity. His funny, heartfelt, and effective. Defiantly recommend this one to my friends and clients.
Former FBI agent and body language expert Joe Navarro explains how we can project confidence through our body language. Incase you are less familiar with this topic, this is a crash course in the basics to start thinking about.
Mel Robbins is one of my favorite voices on confidence out there. When I heard this message originally, I was pumped because it's exactly how I feel about confidence. Confidence is being willing to try; it's something we develop.
This is one of my kids favorite TED talks. Tim Urban captures their attention with vivid and relatable storytelling--that supports his big idea. Use this an example of using a honestly and humor to break down barriers with an audience.