The Shy Girl’s Guide to kicking ass at presentations

Does the idea of presenting to an audience make you

image of conference audience

Does this fill you with dread?

  1. Sweaty?
  2. Shaky?
  3. Want to run away?
  4. Scared beyond words?

If you’re a naturally shy person, presenting to an audience will never be your first choice of ideal work task.  But, at some point in your career, you may well find yourself in front of a large audience, laptop in front of you, clicker in hand, panic in your eyes.

As a formerly shy person, I’m not going to tell you to ‘just get it over with’.  Instead, I’m going to give you some tried and tested tips for presenting to an audience that aim to calm the nerves and kick ass! Continue reading