80 STASHED IDEAS
You don't owe anyone personal information, especially not to satisfy their curiosity.
Repeat your stock answer if the person persists.
When someone has crossed a line, you should open up the conversation alerting the other person to your feelings, concerns, or objections.
Some conversation starters:
Here are a few ways to buy yourself more time to assess the situation.
When a friend, family member or colleague makes a rude comment and then says," I'm just honest," you may feel inclined to accept their words. Don't. If you know them to be genuine, you will know when to be open to their feedback.
Comments about how you wore the wrong dress or how bad your hair looks, say something like:
While sending a LinkedIn message (or InMail), take note of these three factors to increase the likelihood of the message being read and responded to.
Being comfortable will affect how you speak and how you remember your presentation.
The key to not forget what you want to say is to create a comprehensive outline that consists of the major points.
Three types of outlines are helpful:**
Public speaking is one of the main fears, including forgetting what to say during a presentation.
But, memorising your presentation can make you more likely to forget it. This is partly because you limit yourself to one 'right way to communicate your message. If you deviate from your point, your brain identifies it as an error and panic sets in. This cause a heightened awareness of how you sound and causes you to be less connected and engaging.
Close your eyes and envision your presentation unfolding in a familiar space such as your home or hiking path.
As you walk through your presentation, imagine putting different key ideas in certain locations in your imaginary route—for example, a catchy introduction at your front door and surprising results in your study. Practising your presentation in this way can help you more easily recall your points.
We feel compelled to memorise because public speaking makes us nervous, making us worse at remembering a memorised script.
Research shows that being excited can improve performance and confidence.
Keep these things in mind: