Your anxiety builds in the hour before you’re going to give a presentation. Use that time to mix with your audience. Introduce yourself to folks as they enter the room. Thank them for coming and ask what they hope to take away from your talk. Watch where they sit so that you can refer to them later during your speech. This approach works better than hiding behind stage, isolated and fretful, as your mouth dries up and your palms start to sweat.
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