Ever felt anxious during an upcoming interview?
If you want to be fast on your feet in interviews with the press or in seminar Q&As, here’s the secret: Don’t try be fast on your feet.
It may sound silly, but it’s true. The real secret to the quick, confident reply is to take the time to think about and practice what you really want to say.
Thinking about the most likely questions you’ll be asked, and practicing the answers out loud will eliminate false starts, and ensure that you will land your key points. It will sharpen your messaging so you’ll be succinct and clear.
Another great thing: When you consider the likely questions that will be asked, you’ll be sure to communicate the key points in your presentation. You’ll come across as fast on your feet, confidently restating your most important messages. Here’s a two minute video.