February 3, 2009

Kaizen: unsqueaking

February 3, 2009 - Categories: kaizen, life, reflection

It’s really kinda strange. Seven hundred people? Not a problem. I can deliver a presentation. Two people? I get a lot more fidgety.

When I’m talking about something I’m passionate about, I find myself speeding up, flicking through things, jumping on tangents, even shaking ever so slightly. This is good for infecting people with enthusiasm, but a little more challenging for comprehension. ;)

It would be good to be able to control this so that I can match other people’s paces, and so that I remember to breathe. ;)

There are several aspects I can work on, and several ways I can work on them:

Someday, I’ll get to the point where I can talk to people at any level without anyone feeling nervous or overwhelmed. =)