Our expert says:
Many of us like and indeed prefer, "reserved" people, rather than folks who are more pushy and noisy. But you, in a different way to another questioner today, seem to be describing social anxiety disorder, which will respond well to treatment, including SBT and possibly some medication of the antidepressant sort ( GPs tend to be too keen to use sedative tranquillizers of the Valium / Xanax family, which are less effective, sedative ( no point in YOU nodding off during your presentations ! ) and can become habit forming. You should be able relatively easily and relatively soon, to learn to relax, and even enjoy making presentations, as well as other social situations
Ignore the nasty sniping from some other readers - the only point in what they say which they miss is that in any job, anyone should be given proper training to do anything when it becomes a new job requirement.
Toastmasters helps some people, and if the Dale Carnegie courses still operate, they have helped many people for decades.
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