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Public Speaking and Anxiety
A discussion on public speaking and anxiety in a business setting.
# 122096 | 1,250 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Disorders) , Business (General)

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This paper addresses the problem of presentation anxiety for business professionals. It offers tips on how to overcome this problem. The paper describes the fear of public speaking as a common anxiety, but one that may be necessary to advance a career, and therefore must be understood and overcome.

From the Paper:

"Fear of public speaking is one of the most common sources of anxiety. Seasoned actors and actresses often suffer from stage fright as do casual speakers. The idea of getting up in front of a crowd-or even a small group-can produce sweaty palms, uncomfortable feelings in the intestine and increased heart rate. Some business professionals are required to give speeches or presentations on a regular basis, others do so infrequently. Stage fright or presentation anxiety can affect both..."

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