Bruna Martinuzzi, the author of Presenting with Credibility, explains that one reason so many people suffer from presentation anxiety is the fear of losing credibility due to forgetting what one was going to say. A popular crutch that many presenters use is PowerPoint. But dependence on slides to give a presentation will certainly cause the speaker to lose credibility in the eyes of the audience.
Experienced presenters just have to peek at their slides to remind themselves about the next item in their presentation. By performing basic memory boosting exercises, we can also remember our presentation materials and reduce our anxiety levels.
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