PRISM Trainings & Consultancy

Training II OD Consultancy II PRISM Philosophy II www.prism-global.org

MANAGE FEAR : STRESS MANAGEMENT

Leave a comment

MANAGING FEAR AND ANXIETY

 Accept fear. Anxiety is a natural reaction to stress. It can be helpful to speakers by releasing adrenaline, which improves performance.

Develop confidence through practice. It is critical for to practice, and to obtain IMG_6408as much feedback as possible. Two major feedback sources for speakers are videoing themselves, and soliciting the opinions of others.

Eliminate logistical uncertainty. Four practices can help reduce anxiety caused by uncertainty:

  1. Commuting in advance to the speaking location.
  2. Checking the setup of the room.
  3. Pretesting the technology.
  4. Learning about the audience.

Reduce stress in the hours before the speech. There are many effective stress-relieving approaches, including:

*Getting a good night’s sleep.

*Drinking warm liquids and eating lightly.

*Taking a walk.

*Listening to music.

Speak slowly. People under stress naturally speak faster than usual. To slow down, it helps to fill one’ lungs with air every few sentences; pause at commas and periods; and clearly enunciate.

Advertisements

Author: prismphilosophy

We are prolific Human Process Interventionist having certified Facilitator, Trainers and OD Consultant @ Prism Trainings & Consultancy having 5yrs years of professional experience across OD, Learning Consultant, Corporate Trainings, Professional development Leadership and Followership with Recipient of Emerging HRD thinker award (Gold Medalist). Contact us at https://twitter.com/prismglobal1

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s