Even worse if I know (a few of) the people in the audience: better all strangers, or all friends.
Whatever, we have to press on.
But that’s just the standard, acceptable kind of being scared. It’s extra terrible if you haven’t prepared great material.
Doubting yourself is bad enough. Not being confident in the quality of your material SUCKS.
Fortunately, you’re learning how to stop that from happening to you again. From now on, you’re going to have solid material. Audience attention-grabbing material. And a solid finish, where you laid a trail to your CTA from the very beginning.
Let’s get to work.