10 Things People Would Rather Do Than Speak in Public

10 Things People Would Rather Do Than Speak in Public… 1.Count the blades of grass 2. Eat Liver 3. Sit in rush hour traffic 4. Listen to nails scratching on a blackboard 5. Babysit Tommy the Terrible 6. Pay their taxes 7.  Have root canal 8. Jump out of an airplane 9. Snuggle with a grizzly bear 10. Eat worms What about you?   1 Thing You Can do to Overcome the Fear: Click here! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ For detailed articles/tips on various communication topics, free gifts and exclusive offers, subscribe to our newsletter! Subscribe now and get two free gifts including JoJo’s free eBook, Communication Activities: Finding Time to Talk to Your Children is a Busy World.


  • Art of Eloquence

    ROFL That’s the ticket, Carla. That’s how to become proficient.

  • Carla

    Oh, I think you’re right. . . LOL!!! Not for me, though. I never had a problem speaking in public provided it was a subject I knew something about. I had a great speech teacher in college who started us off with using a lot of props to keep our hands busy and we had to do it, initially, on a subject we knew well. I remember my first one. I used an overhead projector to teach the class how to crochet a simple stitch. I had tons of yarn and crochet hooks so I passed out a practice ball and hook to everybody and we all went at it with me standing up there. After that, we progressed to subjects we had to research and then to the dreaded “no props” speech. It was okay! I did a lot of fundraising in my younger days, too. No problem with getting up in front of folks and sticking my hand in their pockets. ROFLOL

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