Are You Afraid of Public Speaking?

You are not alone! Most people are terrified of public speaking but did you know there is something you can do about it? With practice, a mentor and a system everyone can become an incredible public speaker. One of the best ways to start is the following:

1) Have a coach
A coach who brings out the best in you and helps you move beyond your comfort zone.

2) Join Toastmasters
Toastmasters is a place where you can improve your public speaking skills in a structured and supportive way.

It’s so inspiring to see how much success people can achieve! Discover what Vonnie, who was recognized with the Best Speaker Award several times since June 2016, has to say:

“Through Ulrike’s coaching, insight and instruction I got stronger, more self-confident and courageous. A year after we started coaching together I did the unthinkable! I went to visit a Toast Masters meeting. I was only going to visit. That would be good enough to satisfy Ulrike for another year, right! I wrote a long, rambling, incoherent speech and read it to Ulrike. She gently made suggestion, cuts, additions and adjustment. In the end, I had a very strong speech about who I am and what I stand for. She taught me techniques on how to practice giving a speech. I didn’t even know there was such a thing! She had me visualize myself giving a successful speech. She taught me step-by-step on what to do the day of the speech. How to walk up to the podium, how to hold my hands, how to engage the audience, body language. Though still terrified I” … read more here .
~Yvonne Haas, Manager and Network Marketing Professional, WA, USA

Also, hear what Mike who achieved numerous Best Speaker Awards during the last years has to say:
“Ulrike has been a terrific mentor, I already had experience addressing live audiences as a journalist, musician and college teacher but Ulrike gave me big league advice that helped me refine both my delivery and my content effectively in the speeches I delivered at Toastmasters. l have also enjoyed working with her because we both share high professional standards. Overall, I have been fortunate to have her as a mentor and I cannot recommend her highly enough.”
~Michael Barris, Writer, Editor and Educator, NJ, USA

Author's Bio: 

Ulrike Berzau, Executive Coach & Consultant, works with individuals, teams and organization to achieve exceptional results in life and business. With extensive experience as healthcare executive, she is known for providing highly respected insights and creative solutions to secure continuous advancement and excellence. Ulrike has an unwavering passion for igniting the talent and brilliance in others and her international and multicultural experiences allow her to relate to a diverse audience. Her ambitious, yet well balanced, positive and inspiring mindset is the catalyst of her own success and assures the success of clients, staff and organizations.

Ulrike is the co-author of the International Best-Seller Imagine a Healthy You and an inspirational speaker. She is certified as Thinking into Results Consultant, Passion Test Facilitator, ASAP Engagement Consultant and Achieve Today Coach, and holds a Master’s Degree in Management, a Master’s Degree in Health Science, Physical Therapy, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.