Facing the public is one the biggest fear of many people I know. It is quite natural because of the fact that not everyone has the skills to communicate with others or it may be due to lack of confidence in them. So why is confidence so important in our social and professional lives? Well, if you don’t know how to deal with people it is most probable that you won’t be able to bring out the best of them. You won’t be able to express yourself. So the following tips may help you gain some confidence in facing the people that are quite eager to hear what you've got to say to them.
If you see yourself in the mirror, you’ll see that you don’t actually look bad when you speak. Practice conversations with yourself in front of the mirror.
Don’t be shy of your mistakes. Everyone initially makes mistakes when they speak. Practice makes man perfect.
Tell your friend to help you make new friends. The more people you interact with, the more confident you’ll feel.
Enjoy your time with your friends. The more hesitant you are to speak, the more confidence you’ll lose.
Social networking sites ruin the capability of a person to talk to their acquaintances face to face. Try to focus more on interacting with the person you wish to talk to. You may feel awkward but that is totally fine because gradually you’ll learn how to do that.
Change your attitude a little. Be more polite in your speech. People attract to you by how you by how nicely you behave with them.
When you go for a presentation or a speech, think as if the people sitting in front of you don’t know anything regarding the topic. This will give you some confidence.