QuickBites: How to Keep Your Brain From Screwing Up Your Talks

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By Peter George Public Speaking Inc and Peter George. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Your brain’s primary functions include keeping you alive and steering you clear of harm’s way. When it determines that you are in a dangerous situation, or even in a stressful one, it initiates the fight or flight response. Once that adrenaline begins flowing through your body, all sorts of things start to happen, including your brain becoming super vigilant. In this episode, you’ll learn how your brain, in an effort to help and protect you, may actually undermine your talk and how you can keep it from happening.

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