Confident Conversation is a Learnable Skill: Participate. Advocate. Communicate. Educate.
The diabolical Pandemic of 2020/21 seems to be sticking around resulting in lifestyle and Work-style Changes. With change often comes new Challenges & Opportunities. If that resonates with you consider this: statistically, about 75% of Americans say their #1 Fear is “Fear of Speaking.” But, when I first started to follow “Fear of Speaking” stats in 2011, the % was around 45-50%. What happened? I don’t believe that people are more “fearful” now. I think the sampling & collection of the stats is more comprehensive. Whatever the reason for the uptick, if you’re in that 75±% you are limited in what you can accomplish by the Fear of Speaking! Reality is that most of the people I’ve seen come thru my Workshops in the US & Japan get over the Fear enough to Contribute to Conversations. And a pillar of my Workshop philosophy is: every verbal communication is a Conversation. You see, I deal with it regularly with some of the… [Read more…] about Advocate for Solutions