Following rave reviews and multiple Oscar’s, the film came out on DVD this past week and is available on pay-per-view as well.
Last week, I blogged about things that we fear, either rationally or irrationally. Mine were tornadoes and tidal waves.
But, it’s well known that speaking in public is almost universally listed as the #1 greatest fear experienced by human beings!
Those of us who dread the call to speak in front of a group can only imagine the added anxiety we would feel if we suffered from a debilitating speech impediment and we were the figurative leader of our entire nation!
As a business person and a manager, I am frequently expected to speak publicly. It’s never easy for me.
Those who genuinely are not afraid to speak in front of a group have my sincere admiration.
I’m more than a bit jealous. These are people who will find greater success in life and in their careers because of the greater level of comfort they have with communicating verbally.
It must feel great to be able to stand up in front of a group without fear and to do a superb job of communication. People who are able to think on their feet and to bring the right words at the right time are simply amazing.
I know I’ll never be a great public speaker. I’m getting better at it. But, it will always be hard.
A while back, I took a very good class … the link takes you to the blog I wrote afterward.
I am blessed myself … I have no problem communicating in writing and I suppose that’s a big plus for me, that a lot of people would envy.
Even those with the “gift of gab” …