“By ‘guts’ I mean grace under pressure.” Hemingway was not commenting on public speaking but he might as well have been. Your gut is probably the first and most acute experience of your anxiety around delivering a presentation. Gracefully addressing your audience is a principled blend of pacing, poise and purpose.
The swarm of butterflies in your stomach are simply seeking a way out. When you focus on them they just beat their wings faster, which tends to disrupt your last ...Continue Reading →