TED Talkin’ - Matt Abrahams tells us about “Speaking Up Without Freaking Out”

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TED Talkin’ - Matt Abrahams tells us about “Speaking Up Without Freaking Out”

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This is an episode for: People that want to get better at public speaking.

Feb 10, 2022

If you’ve ever spoken to a room (or a Zoom!) full of people, you might be familiar with the nervous butterflies that come along with it. Matt Abrahams, author & professional speaker, gave a TED Talk in 2018 for just this challenge: “Speaking Up Without Freaking Out.”

Mikey and Bethany discuss his clever tips—like putting your hand on a cold glass of water to physically cool down your system. But also, the mental mindset to strive for when presenting or pitching in front of folks that aren’t just friends, family or, ya know, the mirror.

Matt’s walkup song? Bethany says without question: Sultans of Swing. Still waiting on Matt to confirm…

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TED Talkin’ - Matt Abrahams tells us about “Speaking Up Without Freaking Out”