A recent survey showed that 74% of people admitted to being afraid of public speaking . So, chances are, you’re at least a little anxious about it, too, whether it’s to one person at a networking event or 100 people during a speech.
Unfortunately, while fear-inducing, it’s also an essential career skill. Being able to communicate your ideas to groups of all sizes is essential not only for landing a job, but for getting ahead in your current one .
That’s why we’ve teamed up with General Assembly to bring you a free class on how to overcome your fears of public speaking, use storytelling techniques in your communication, and become a master orator in no time.
Speak Up: Storytelling and Public Speaking Techniques
Monday, May 19
5-5:30 PM ET
Sign up, and you’ll:
- Get more comfortable speaking to any size group of people (one-on-one networking, small meetings, sales pitches, and larger speaking events)
- Learn how to craft an elevator speech that perfectly explains who you are and what you do
- See how to apply storytelling techniques to create more compelling presentations
It’s everything you need to boost your public speaking skills—fast.
Photo of seats courtesy of Shutterstock .
The Daily Muse is the daily publication of The Muse, your ultimate career destination that offers exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. Learn more, contact us, and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.More from this Author