Today my guests are Karen Schelsky and Paul McGillicuddy, members of Early Risers Toastmasters. We’ll be talking about how you can gain confidence while speaking in front of a group as well as how to gain confidence and develop a variety of social skills necessary to succeed in life.
Do people really fear public speaking more than death? Tune in today at 12:30 and find out.
According to their Facebook page, “The Early Risers Toastmasters meet weekly at Humpty Dumpty Kitchen, Grass Valley at 6:30am. GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!Toastmasters International is open to anyone looking to sharpen their listening, speaking and leadership skills. You can look forward to another morning of interesting information, fun times with friends and many laughs. See you on Tuesday!
Find out more about Toastmasters at: http://toastmastersnevadacounty.org/.
Here are some interesting statistics from www.statisticbrain.com/fear-of-public-speaking-statistics/
|Fear of public speaking is known as Glossophobia|
|Percent of people who suffer from speech anxiety||74 %|
|Percent of women who suffer from speech anxiety||75 %|
|Percent of men who suffer from speech anxiety||73 %|
|Number of Americans who have a social phobia||5.3 Million|
|Number of Americans who have a fear of crowded or public places||3.2 Million|