Extra time ensures you won't be late (even if Google Maps shuts down) and gives you plenty of time to get adapted to your presentation space.
The more adjusted to your environment you are, the more comfortable you'll feel.
" It may sound strange, but I'll often down an energy drink and blast hip-hop music in my earphones before presenting. It pumps me up and helps me turn jitters into focused enthusiasm.
Studies have shown that an enthusiastic speech can win out over an eloquent one, and since I'm not exactly the Winston Churchill of presenters, I make sure that I'm as enthusiastic and energetic as possible before going on stage.
One of the hardest fears to shake when speaking in public is that the audience is secretly waiting to laugh at your missteps or mistakes.
Fortunately, this isn’t the case in the vast majority of presentations. In fact, many people have a fear of public speaking, so even if the audience seems indifferent, the chances are pretty good that most people listening to your presentation can relate to how nerve-racking it can be.
Here are my 20 best tips to improve your presentation skills.
Naturally, you'll want to rehearse your presentation multiple times.
Another speaker may also say something that you can play off of later in your own presentation.
It's always best to allow yourself plenty of time to settle in before your talk.