I learned that courage was not the absence of fear…

The fear of speaking in public concerns practically everyone. Those who think that it will pass are mistaken; those who say you can get rid of it are lying to you. On the other hand, this fear can be a blessing, since adrenaline greatly increases your ability to observe and react. Still, you will have to know how to master and use it rather than escape or endure it.

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