Podcast Episode 23 – With Josh Thomas

The Secrets of Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking that no one Tells You

August 17, 2022

Public speaking is a skill that many people find challenging. It can be particularly difficult to overcome your fear of public speaking when you have a phobia. The good news is that there are things you can do in order to conquer your fear and become more confident about public speaking.

Join this conversation with Josh Thomas as he shares some of his golden key nuggets to become courageous and confident in public speaking. Among the things, he talks about include getting a lot of repetitive communication sessions in a non-intimidating environment, such as speaking on a podcast where there’s no physical audience to watch you or judge you. Take baby steps. You do not have to achieve perfection in one day. Give yourself enough time. Fear and excitement come from the same place. That means you can actually control the feeling of fear and trick your brain into excitement.

JOSH THOMAS (Austin, Texas) is an entrepreneur, business consultant, and real estate investor passionate about helping business owners create time and financial freedom through business fundamentals, systems, and leverage. He’s the host of the popular podcast “The Do Zone” and has worked directly with over 2,500 entrepreneurs across 30+ industries across the globe. He is directly responsible for more than $50M in sales throughout his network.

He controls more than $10M in multi-family real estate and partners with various teams of syndicators with access to more than 10,000 units. Josh has been affiliated with the internet marketing community for over a decade and has traveled the world teaching entrepreneurs how to maximize their sales and marketing skills. With his former podcast, “How To Lose Money,” he interviewed multiple high-level guests at the top of their respective fields, including Cameron Herold, Gino Wickman, Mike Michalowicz, Michael Blank, and many more.

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Key Highlights

[00:00] Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; Josh Thomas

[02:33] A bit about Josh’s backstory and how he got into what he does

[06:30] How Josh overcame the fear of public speaking

[10:47] The steps you can take to overcome the fear of public speaking

[16:03] Use of PowerPoint slides in public speaking

[18:03] Get on a pane-The secret no one tells you

[20:32] The various stages and speaking events he has been

[25:50] Why he began the Do Zone Podcast and what it focuses on

[34:40] The nature of human beings to fact-find before making decisions

[36:11] How you can reach out and connect with Josh

[37:38] The only one message Josh  would share forever

[38:04] Episode wrap-up

Notable Quotes

  • Get a lot of repetitive communication sessions in a non-intimidating environment, such as speaking on a podcast where there’s no physical audience to watch you or judge you. – Josh Thomas.
  • Take baby steps. You do not have to achieve perfection in one day. Give yourself enough time. – Josh Thomas.
  • Having PowerPoint slides is better than using notes during public speaking. – Josh Thomas.
  • You should have a compelling reason as to why people should listen to you. – Josh Thomas.
  • The reactions of fear and excitement come from the same starting place — how you respond informs the emotion you experience.- Josh Thomas.
  • It’s funny how people are willing to pay attention to you when buying them stakes and lobsters.- Josh Thomas.
  • You don’t know what you don’t know until you do it.- Philip Sessions.

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Josh Thomas

Website: https://thedozone.com/

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