3 Infographics to Beat the Fear & Become a Better Public Speaker

Written by:
Pooja L.

Nov 10, 2014
Become a Better Public Speaker

Did you know that 74% of people suffer from speech anxiety?

Whether it’s in your business or job, there will be times when you’d want to present in front of an audience. Instead of leaving it up to chance, here are three infographics that don’t just tell but show you how to become a better public speaker and deliver a riveting presentation.

Infographic #1. The Fear of Public Speaking

Picture this: You’re about to give the most important presentation of your life, but the fear of being judged grapples you. Your palms go sweaty; you open your mouth but lose your train of thought and next thing you are not sure if you can do this without the trusty notes in your pocket.

What do you do?

First, get this: Fear at such times is a perfectly normal thing. There is no point supressing it because it’s very real.

The next step is to become aware of your own fears.

Check out the below infographic for the 10 biggest fears about public speaking. (Although this infographic won’t give you the tips, we think it does a fine job of bringing awareness.)


 Source: Warrencass.com

Infographic #2. 7 Surefire Tips to Overcome Presentation Anxiety

Following on from the above infographic, how do you deal with those fears once you’re fully aware of their existence?

Instead of giving in to anxiety, here’s what you can do:


 Source: 24Slides.com

Infographic #3. A 9-Step Cheat Sheet for Becoming a Public Speaking Expert

We saved the best for last.

Ever wanted a go-to guide for public speaking? Well, this is it. This infographic from the London Speaker Bureau doesn’t leave any stone unturned to help you become a better speaker.

It shows how to plan your speech, make an impact by being memorable and even what to do 24 hours before you’re up on the stage.


 Source: London Speaker Bureau

Your Turn

In the comments, tell us what's your number #1 tip when it comes to better public speaking. Have you applied it yourself? What were the results? We’d love to know!

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    8 responses to “3 Infographics to Beat the Fear & Become a Better Public Speaker”

    1. Hi Pooja,

      Best blog I have read ever. It showed me that I was forgetting to do what I love. This blog was full of ideas and I am learning as I speak. Thank you Pooja. Pleased to make your acquaintance.

    2. Hi Pooja,

      Thank you for posting the infographics. As a “Presentation Skills” coach and speaker, I can confirm the usefulness of the ideas they contain.

      • Payman Taei says:

        Thanks Ronald for the feedback. (Apologies for delay; Pooja was on vacation hence delay in reply, so I’m thanking on her behalf). Checkout the visme.co/blog for more recent posts.

    3. […] Want to Become a Better Public Speaker? We've handpicked the best infographics to share top tips in this post.  […]

    4. Westin says:

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    5. Mobile says:

      Great tips.I really like the infographics. East to understand and great information. 😉

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