Instantly improve your public speaking skills with these simple tips. [TWEET]
Most of us aren’t naturally gifted public speakers. In fact, many avoid speaking in front of groups whenever they can. However, this fear of presenting can have adverse effects over the course of your career.
David Blum*, a communication skills trainer at Well-Spoken Joe, explains that people who are uncomfortable with public speaking are at a disadvantage in the workplace.
“It does very little good to be a ‘technical expert’ or ‘marketing master’ if you cannot effectively communicate your ideas to an audience,” says Blum. Skilled presenters are usually the ones who get the job offer, who get the plum project, and who get the promotion. In fact, one study found that people who present at work earn $9,000 per year more than their counterparts who don't present. [TWEET]