First Speech

October 12, 2010 at 9:26 pm 1 comment

Going into my first speech I was nervous to death.  I hated every thought of standing in front of the class and talking.  As a person I am easy to talk to and to carry a conversation on with but when it comes to talking in front of the class I can’t stand it.  I’m not going to lie I hated the thought of even taking the class and the only reason I was in there was because it was required and I want to get it out-of-the-way.  However, now I’m very glad I am in it.  I know its going to help me out a ton throughout my life.

It’s good to get the first speech out-of-the-way though.  I was shaking throughout the entire thing as I’m sure some of you could tell.  I hope that they become easier the more times we go and with each speech.  I worry though because even though the last speech was the first one and it should be the most nerve-racking it was nice to be able to read off of something and to read other people’s words.  It’s not going to be as easy to prepare for the next speech so for me I’m probably going to be more nervous to present.  Hopefully I’ll be able to overcome my fear of speaking in front of the class and do a good job.



Entry filed under: Fear & public speaking, Public Reading, public speaking, Uncategorized.

Where Did that Come From? power and control

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. shamilton22  |  October 17, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    Blake, one thing you have to remember is that we all feel the same
    way, so don’t let it bother you too much. Just look at your feedback and learn from it, that will help. Also, maybe walking around may help you a little better than just standing there. That’s what I’m going to try and do the next time…


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