The Art of Public Speaking

In This Episode:

In this episode we discuss the fears and thrills around public speaking. How to overcome stage fright, tips for a successful presentation, and why if you want to advance in your career, getting a grasp on public speaking is good for you!

Key Takeaways:

  • Best practices for delivering a presentation
  • Individual fears about public speaking
  • Tips for a smooth delivery
  • How public speaking is good for your career
  • How practice can make perfect


  • “In my mind, there’s sort of two parts of this. One has to be mastery of the content, and the better, you know the content, the more comfortable you feel. And the other part is confidence, like sheer confidence. Getting out there and being like, alright, I’m gonna do this.” – Maggie Bright
  • “I think the most important thing is just mastery of the content overall, even beyond the deck that you’re presenting. So then you can be flexible as you move through whatever the content is, whether it be a more formal public speaking, or a presentation to a group of clients.” – Maggie Bright
  • “I kind of think for most people, if you want to continue progressing, there’s no way around this. You have to conquer public speaking. You can’t hide from it.” – Chuck Murphy