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"I don't know whether your tired, anxious, nervous, or whatever. But it looks like a clear case of performance anxiety."
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"I think feeling a certain amount of anxiety over the up coming race with the Hare is perfectly normal!"
Bob worked hard to avoid the spotlight.
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"I HATE public speaking! Whenever I'm in front of an audience, I freeze like a... Well, you get the picture."
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Sparky was always terrified of public speaking
"I am not going on after God."
"I hope you're not nervous."
"Ignore the 45,000 people. They're watching you, but they're not staring at you."
'I used to be afraid of public speaking, but since I realised everyone falls asleep after 15 minutes...'
"Oh man...my nerves always get the better of me on opening night of panto season."
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He did special exercises to stay calm during his evaluation.
'And let's all agree to no Baa-ing during my solo.'
"C'mon boy, speak! Speak!"
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"We can rule out stage fright. Maybe it's performance anxiety."
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"I hate dressage: executing those complex steps in front of an audience is so overwhelming..."
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"No need for stage fright, it's just a documentary crew: be yourself..."
"Nervous about this morning's presentation?"
Managers can lock up when everything they know about leadership comes from reading.
"Eventually, you have to stop visualizing yourself doing well on the test, and actually do the test."
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"You'd think I wouldn't be afraid of anything, but public speaking scares the devil out of me!"
"Just get out there and be yourself – or better yet, someone like me."
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"Relax, un-controllable trembling is natural before major surgery."