I have read that among the most potent fears experienced by the human being are,
the fear of falling, and
the fear of public speaking.
In one of my “CorporateTheatre” workshops, I met the expat head of a multinational corporation who was petrified by the fear of public speaking. In his organization it was customary for the head of the team to give a Christmas speech, attended by all the employees in the Head Office. From October onwards, this experienced professional was under stress thinking of the speech he had to deliver in December. Read More…