ENGL230 Course Discussions Week 2

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ENGL230 Course Discussions Week 2
What are some common reasons for presentations in a business or professional…

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ENGL230 Course Discussions Week 2

ENGL230 Course Discussions Week 2

All Students Posts – 55 Pages 

Business Presentations Discussions 1 Week 2 All Students Posts – 29 Pages 

What are some common reasons for presentations in a business or professional setting?  What are some of the benefits of making or listening to presentations in the workplace? Why is public speaking frightening to you? List the techniques you use to overcome your fear of public speaking? What benefits and/or challenges have you experienced when giving professional presentations?

Public speaking is frightening to me because I absolutely do not like talking in front of a crowd with everyone looking directly at me.  I have no idea why it bothers me so much but it does.  I’ve personally found that the most effective way to combat this feeling is to talk about something I have knowledge of and am passionate about.  I also find that I put myself into “the zone” if you will.  I try and focus really hard on just delivering the information and going from there.  In general though I have found that every time I present if I am properly prepared then the whole nervousness really starts to dissipate.  If I’m not prepared and just doing things on the fly I get super nervous…

Public Speaking Discussions 2 Week 2 All Students Posts – 26 Pages 

How might you handle the following situations? You arrive to give your speech and are asked to speak for an hour instead of for thirty minutes because a second speaker has canceled. Someone interrupts you, saying that you are not speaking on the subject the audience has come to hear. What do you consider as “good” delivery? What delivery techniques work for you?

Based on the descriptions, my method is typically extemporaneous speaking. This allows me to adapt my presentation to the facilities on an individual basis. As I regularly deal with audiences with different levels of understanding to the topic, different cultures, and different learning styles this suits me best for my situation as most of my presentations are for training purposes.  Therefore I’ll most likely stick to what I’m used to. However, I may break out and try something out of my comfort zone. After all variety is the spice of life…