Wise Words Podcast Episode4

Wise Words Podcast Episode4

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In this episode of the Wise Words Podcast:

For this episode I wanted to share a few stories with some lessons I’ve learned about public speaking and my ongoing battle with nerves. I thought it would be better done as a conversation so for this episode I am being interviewed by guest interviewer, Craig Walsh.

Some of the things we cover include:

– managing a pre-speaking attack of nerves

– the question of content vs skill & technique

– how improving speaking skills can really change lives

There’s also a few other tips and some good banter around the challenges of hosting an event.

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Wise Words Podcast Episode 2

Wise Words Podcast Episode 2

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In this episode of the Wise Words Podcast:

Fear of being judged is one of the main reasons that people feel insecure about putting their voice out into the world. For me, it is the number one reason I have held back, stayed quiet and not gone after my goals in the past. However, using the strategies I talk about in this episode, I now feel a lot more confident about pursuing my goals and growing my business. I hope there is something here that helps you find that little bit of extra courage you need.

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If you’re interested in the science behind things such as self-concept and self-esteem, here are a few concepts to check out:

Social comparison theory. The theory that we evaluate our own abilitiesby comparing ourselves to others. 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/au/basics/social-comparison-theory

Downward social comparison. A defensive tendency to compare ourselves to others who are less successful, less happy or less fortunate. 

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01889/full

Sociometer theory. The idea that people are inherently social and self-esteem is connected to a primitive need to connect with others and gain their approval.  

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065260100800039

Self-regulation. The process of controlling, thoughts, feelings and behaviour in order to achieve a personal goal. 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/au/blog/anger-in-the-age-entitlement/201110/self-regulation

Strategic self-presentation. Strategies people use to shape what others think of them. 

https://www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences/applied-and-social-sciences-magazines/self-presentation

 

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@davidwisewords

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