How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking Speaking Up Without Freaking Out | Matt 2 days ago   08:36

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Communication is the most important skill for personal and professional success. In this talk, Danish Dhamani discusses how overcoming your fear of public speaking is key to leading a fulfilling life and unlocking your true potential. Danish’s vision is to empower everyone around the world to overcome their fear of public speaking and to become a better communicator. As a first generation immigrant, for whom English is a second language, the fear of public speaking haunted Danish throughout his early life. By constant practicing and coaching, he soon realized that people are not born public speakers; instead public speaking is a learn-able skill. This is what inspired Danish to create Orai, a mobile app that uses artificial intelligence to improve your speaking ability. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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Sensei Plazo
Awesome speech
Evangel Anyanwu
Look 👀 for solution if you have any problems. If nothing exists then create a solution. Good one dear 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Dx Babu
Good English, easy to understand for BD, Indian, Pakistani People's
lely fab
Bible - "the source of all wisdom" not the google
Sumedh Khandagale
Question Mark
I am going to check it out...
Jagan Rajappa
I downloaded orai
I think i dont hv a fear of public speaking .. i hv a fear of speaking in english since i m not a native speaker.. i
Spell Anarmy
I really want to overcome my fear in public speaking. But I'm not good enough in English and very shy😔
Akshay Jain
Give a footballer a bat and tell him to play cricket, give an actor a mic and tell him to sing, give a child a pen and tell him to write poetry.
Nothing's really a gift, you gotta work for it inorder to get the jist of it.
Public speaking is usually a problem among the crowd because people are not exposed to it properly.
I use to be really good at public speaking when I was in school but now I'm 20 and get the worst anxiety from public speaking even just introducing myself! It's been getting worse and worse and idk what to do I'd rather jump off a cliff
pateliya Meet
I think .The YouTube is big source to learn how to speak English front of the people okay.
mohammad rasel
Winner of a video, been searching for "iq test intelligence" for a while now, and I think this has helped. Ever heard of - Norayla Jonrayson Cure - (search on google ) ? Ive heard some great things about it and my work buddy got excellent results with it.
Tasneem Nasrin
I have a great fear of public speaking and I can't overcome it....
Very dangerous n myopic..."google is the source of all wisdom"??!!
More like an IT talk.
Without these AI n devices, what then?..
Dot run out from your fears chalange your fears
G At
I was a teacher. I loved talking in front of people. I loved acting and performing. I used to sing. I loved debating. But after 2 years of teaching in front of kids, I suddenly became so conscious and insecure. I was surrounded with passionate and talented teachers. I don't know if it was because of constant observations that I lost my confidence. I don't know if it's psychological or something's wrong with my voice. I think I developed social anxiety. I don't know what's happening and I feel as if I'm so close to getting depression because it affects me everyday. Please help me.
Tandin Zam
Very eloquent speaker 👍👍👍
Junior Bruno
Bruno Barnabe
Is Very good
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Speaking Up Without Freaking Out | Matt How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking 2 days ago   13:45

In this informative and captivating TEDx talk, Matt Abrahams offers practical solutions to handle communication anxiety and provides tools to empower all of us to confidently share our ideas and stories.

Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, author and coach. At Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, Matt teaches popular courses in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting. He is also Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley.

Matt recently published the third edition of Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help those wishing to be more confident and compelling communicators. Prior to teaching, Matt held senior leadership positions at several software companies, where he created and ran global learning and development organizations. When not teaching and coaching, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, martial arts and eating dessert.

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This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at