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Stagefright and Social Anxiety Disorder

It’s traditional to start blogs on performance anxiety by running out a list of famous names of people who suffered from stage fright. And, sure, the fact that Adele, Barbara Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Kim Basinger, Rod Stewart, Donny Osmond and Lawrence Olivier all managed to rake in the big bucks and forge careers in the [read more...]

I am interviewed every other week on Radio Live, with Wallace Chapman. Late last year I spoke with Wallace about the fear of public speaking, and how most people would rather be dead than give a speech! That’s what most surveys say, time and time again when asked about their fears, people rank public speaking [read more...]

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The Courage to Give a Speech

“There are two types of public speakers. Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” ― Mark Twain That’s what most surveys say anyway. When asked about their fears people rank public speaking as number one, and death usually comes in around four or five. Recently I was interviewed for Radio Live about this research, and [read more...]


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