How do I prevent over-confidence from ruining my presentation?
Familiarity breeds over-confidence
If you are an experienced public speaker you may find it difficult to keep your presentation fresh, particularly if you give more or less the same presentation every time.
Great presentations require great performance. But how do you give a great performance 100% of the time when you are beginning to feel bored with your presentation?
Approach your presentation like it is your first time every time
Form a new habit of treating every presentation you make as if it is the very first time you’re giving it.
Become obsessive about preparation and push yourself to find new and interesting ways of expressing old ideas (ideas that are old to you but new to the people in your audience).
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