Remember when you first started your job? It was the first day, you were nervous, a little shaky, but you were excited. You were excited to meet new people, to get to work in a new environment. It was like going on a date with the perfect person.
Part of the art of being a professional speaker is engaging the audience with relevant content that matters to THEM (not you). Therefore, if you want to learn to be a better speaker, then learn to listen to your audience.
Are you standing in the way of your goals? You may not realize it, but often, you yourself are the one acting as a blockade to uncovering all the potential you hold. It could be fear, doubt or even a common sense of complacency of “I’m good enough now.”
The motivation to do things—whether it’s to pursue a creative passion or perform well at work—comes from a sense of purpose. That purpose drives your passion to what to do more than “just-enough-to-get-by.”