Public Speaking is a Risk

Public Speaking is a Risk

Public Speaking is a Risk

Public Speaking is a Risk!!

The sooner you realize it, the better it is for you.

Fear of public speaking is a common form of anxiety.

But with preparation and persistence, you can overcome your fear.

Public speaking is about taking a risk if you wish to take it to another level.


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Hey! Being Risky is the New Authentic!


I know and live what I am saying. The lesson in all of this for public speakers is that sometimes, you have to take a risk if you want to take your speaking to the next level.


Recently, I was invited for a power talk at Professional Speakers Chapter – Toastmasters International, New Delhi, India and I chose a topic which was outside my comfort cos I have never delivered any speech on that topic – “Power of Story Science” and it paid off and I have got ravishing response by the fellow professional speakers out there.


Taking risks isn’t easy as it sounds. It’s not comfortable frankly. But that is precisely where your biggest opportunities for growth are: beyond our comfort zone. So, if you’ve been playing it safe with your speeches and presentations, maybe it’s time to take a chance and do something different.


While listening to other professional speakers at the event, yet again I realized how important it is being a listener. You tune in other minds,get inspiration and learn through them so much.

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.”

— Ernest Hemingway


Here are my quick tips if you wish to be uncomfortable to learn and explore within you;


For example:

Speak to an audience that is different from your usual audience.
Give a presentation without slides, you will feel bold.
Be more vulnerable on stage, it is about being you always.
Tell more stories, don’t miss out sharing them.
Interact with the audience, they are expecting that many times.


These are just suggestions. What feels risky for one speaker will feel fine for another.

You know what feels like a risk for you. That’s the direction you should go. Just that.



Public Speaking Coach in Delhi - Author Sherry


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Author Sherry is a Public Speaking Coach in Delhi.


Founder & President
MS Talks India
Lead Trainer,CEO
MS Talks Training & Consulting
Public Speaking Coach,Professional Speaker,TEDx Speaker, Josh Talks Speaker,
Corporate Facilitator,Author,Certified Communication Coach,Certified NLP Practitioner,Certified Life Coach
Delivered more than 100 keynotes in last 4 years of his journey of speaking.
  • Shammi Sukh
    Posted at 14:03h, 22 July Reply

    Great dear 😊. Happy to see you growing day by day. Keep up your journey.

    • admin
      Posted at 13:48h, 23 July Reply

      Many thanks for stopping by to read sir 🙂

      Author Sherry

  • Mukesh Singh
    Posted at 14:31h, 22 July Reply

    Thanks for Sharing👍

    • admin
      Posted at 13:48h, 23 July Reply

      Thanks a lot Mukesh 🙂

  • Anshu Gupta
    Posted at 14:52h, 22 July Reply

    Very well said. I can so much relate with this as I was phobic of public speaking. It about coming out of your own fears.. Today I can speak infront of 500 people.. Its coming out of your comfort zone and make it real…

  • Prachi Singh
    Posted at 14:55h, 22 July Reply


    • admin
      Posted at 13:47h, 23 July Reply

      Thanks Prachi!!

  • Bhavna
    Posted at 17:10h, 22 July Reply

    Rightly said.!!Stepping out of your comfort zone can be a heck of interesting things that you might never have imagined in your life.
    Amazing writeup👍

    • admin
      Posted at 13:47h, 23 July Reply

      Thanks Bhavna. I am glad you liked it.

      Author Sherry.

  • Yanjya Narayan
    Posted at 01:12h, 23 July Reply

    Thank you for the useful information.

    • admin
      Posted at 13:46h, 23 July Reply

      You are welcome dear.

  • Santosh Devraj Pandey
    Posted at 02:51h, 23 July Reply

    Wonderful tips sir

    • admin
      Posted at 13:46h, 23 July Reply

      Most welcome Santosh 🙂
      Thanks for stopping by.

    • admin
      Posted at 02:52h, 24 July Reply

      Thanks for dropping by Santosh.

      Author Sherry

  • Maneet Parmar
    Posted at 03:28h, 23 July Reply

    Nicely explained.Very useful.

    • admin
      Posted at 13:46h, 23 July Reply

      Thanks Manit for stopping by to read.

    • admin
      Posted at 02:52h, 24 July Reply

      Thanks for dropping by Maneet.

      Author Sherry

    Posted at 09:35h, 23 July Reply

    1) Being Vulnerable on the stage,
    2) Becoming bold without usage of slides and above all
    3) Interacting with the audiences as that’s what they are looking for…….

    Wonderful way of presenting the key points.
    Thank you for sharing this Author Sherry.

    • admin
      Posted at 13:45h, 23 July Reply

      Thanks Sreeveni for dropping by to read the blog.
      Author Sherry

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  • Sulekha Chandra
    Posted at 02:15h, 04 August Reply

    Incredibly inspiring. Thank you so much for sharing.

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