What If I Get On Stage and Forget What I'm Supposed to Say?
Today, let’s talk about all the “what ifs” you may be asking yourself around your next presentation.
“What if I forget everything I’m supposed to say up there?”
“What if I bomb and it just looks horrible?”
“What if I look silly?”
“What if they don’t like it?”
Those questions are a quick way to drive yourself nuts.
Because here’s the thing: nobody can answer those for you.
We don’t know what’s going to happen until we take action.
So if you’re driving yourself crazy wondering what could possibly go wrong, well...what about what could go right? Don’t forget all the possible good that could come out of the presentation, and where your focus should really be. Because hint...it’s not on yourself.
If you’re this focused on how you’re going to be received, you need to shift your mindset.
Instead of spending all your preparation time asking yourself “what if…” and what could go wrong, watch the video below for two better ways to prepare: