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    Target Behavior Analysis

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    Target behavior to be changed: I chose to change my fear of speaking in public for the self- change project. It is important for me to change this behavior because I want to replace this fear with being confident while presenting myself in public, more specifically in a business setting. Baseline and data gathering: The method I used to collect my baseline data (the measurement of my present behavior) was the SUDS scale. I used this method because the SUDS scale is for measuring “subjective intensity of disturbance or distress currently experienced by an individual”. This was method was also the most appropriate for my goal. I implemented the measurement process in my daily routine by recording (using the method in a small journal) my behavior…

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    accomplished during our meetings and taught them the necessary time management and organizational skills students need to be successful at a collegiate level. The fact that I was rewarded academic coach of the month more than three separate and my students increasing their overall GPA from previous semesters by an average of 0.45 should speak volumes that I am more than capable of holding productive meetings with other students and that my own time management and organizational skills are far…

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    The Toastmasters

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    It was a place to hear others and be heard yourself, to give honest feedback, to improve the art of the conversation, and to master the art of public speaking. The group itself capitalizes on imparting valuable leadership abilities and to allow the individual to practice speaking publically in an environment where it is acceptable…

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    during one of his shows, "I saw a thing, actually a study, that said speaking in front of a crowd is considered the number one fear of the average person. I found that amazing. Number two was death. Death is number two? This means to the average person if you have to be at a funeral you would rather be in the casket than doing the eulogy." While this is humorous it illustrates a good point; people are afraid of public speaking. Public speaking is defined as "the process of designing and…

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    The Eulogy speech honestly threw me off by speaking in third person about myself and by incorporating memories without jumping into first person. The Pro/Con speech was more straight forward in my opinion. I was able to rattle off more stuff from my brain except for the gigantic statistics that I used. I was so worried about rattling off the wrong numbers that I couldn 't help myself from directing my eye 's to the written stats. Finally, the Persuasive Speech allowed for a personal connection…

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    Public speaking is one of many people's fears. We often try to avoid it, but it is very difficult since most of our work require to speak in front of the crowd in order to complete. On the other hand, if we want to be a leaders or achieve meaningful things in life, we will need to regularly talk to a group, big or small. Therefore, “Conquer Fear of Speaking Through Emotional Intelligence” by Gleb Tsipursky will give us some strategies to overcome the fear of speaking in front of people. By…

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    The first step is refered to as prespeech planning. In the movie this could be Becca putting the music together and producing music and editing it. In the reading the author explains how important this step is by saying "is essential in the development of successful public messages." (Hackman, 275) The second step is organization which is described as “the logic and structure of the ideas presented within a public speech.” (Hackman, 276) This can be seen when the group members decide what parts…

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    I have been public speaking for 6 years. This year I was given my first chance to use my skills in a school setting. In forensics, I competed in the prose category with Malala Yousafzia’s United Nations address. Her incredibly powerful speech proved difficult for me to master. My first year in forensics was much more of a learning experience than a success story. I learned a lot about using facial expression to convey emotion because you need to sound professional, but still make the emotion of…

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    Informative Speech

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    Informative Speech: Outline: “Managing Stress within the Classroom” Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the ways of managing public-speaking stress in the classroom. Introduction: Here we are, at that moment of panic as a shattering feeling stretches to our very core. It is at this time, that all eyes are thrust upon us. It is at this moment, standing before the class, that many of us freeze in fear. The majority of us have likely experienced this overwhelming sense of anxiety when faced…

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    There is a lot of surveys before that has public speaking as the number one fear for a lot people especially in America. Some of the famous reasons are stage fright, being judge, low self-esteem etc. However, we all need to speak in front of either a small or bigger group of people whether we like it or not. Public speaking cannot be eliminated, we do it often even without realizing it, and sadly for those people who doesn’t like doing it including myself ended up not not being able to deliver…

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