The Confidence to Speak
Master the Many Fears of Speaking
by Sara Krisher
You have become a master of your work and are starting to get noticed. Then your boss asks you to share your expertise with the entire company.
You think, “What an honor. I’m finally getting recognized.” Then one heartbeat later, your thoughts are replaced by “Why in the world did I say yes. What was I thinking?!”
For thousands of years, we’ve handed down stories and taught the next generation about public speaking—while trying to solve the age-old riddle: How do I deliver a presentation when I have a fear of speaking?
The real truth: There is no such thing as a fear of speaking!
The reality here is:
We’ve fooled ourselves into thinking it’s a fear that has us withholding our ideas, our voice, and our bravery. This book promises to crack open your panic-stricken mind, pull out the sticky junk, and wedge in a healthy dose of confidence and charm.
In this insightful and honest account, Sara Krisher, an international speaker and a master-trained narrative coach, doesn’t hold back from telling it like it is. She offers hard-earned lessons in quick, ready-to-serve and implement, thought-provoking stories.
If you find it hard to even say your name when the pressure is on, you’re not alone. “Confidence to Speak” reveals how to recalibrate the internal chaos scrambling your mind to create a focused, meaningful presentation you can deliver… and enjoy it!
About the author
Sara Krisher is the president and founder of STAND TALL, a company that helps build confidence. Her extensive work in business-to-business sales and public speaking training has been developed from her twenty-plus years’ experience presenting to Fortune 500 companies and small to medium-size businesses.
She is an international speaker, narrative coach, and developer of the “Fearless Speaker” program. She delivers training programs to business leaders who want to lead from the front of the room with more confidence.
Sara’s passion for speaking her truth is evident in her candid approach to communications. Her clients like her fun, spirited, and encouraging personality. She is a champion of bravery and doesn’t just talk the talk. She continually demonstrates confidence building in her work and personal life. She stands tall at 6’1” and looks up to her fourteen-year-old daughter, who is 6’2” tall. You can learn more about her services at www.standtall-llc.com.