Press Release: Give Fear the Finger: How to Knock Out Fear of Public Speaking

For Immediate Release

Diane DiResta Shows Public Speaking eBook Readers How To Give Fear the Finger

  • Did you know that public speaking still tops the list of biggest fears?
  • Did you know that fear can be vanquished?
  • Did you know that you don’t have to be fearless to look and sound confident?

New York, NY (May 2, 2014) – Diane DiResta, founder of DiResta Communications, Inc. and author of Knockout Presentations has just written a new ebook, Give Fear the Finger: How to Knock Out Fear of Public Speaking. DiResta’s mission is to inspire every person to take center stage and move out of the shadow of fear. Knowing it’s possible, DiResta shares success stories of clients who were willing to step up and succeeded in public speaking.

Give Fear the Finger will be available online in 2014.

“People miss great opportunities because they are afraid to speak in front of an audience,” DiResta said. “That’s why I wrote this eBook. Gifted speakers are born, but effective speakers are made. You can’t let fear stand in your way!”

This practical guide talks about the causes of nervousness and several remedies including physical, mental, behavioral, and chemical approaches. The Presentation Panic Quotient quiz gives the reader a confidence baseline. Each page provides valuable tips that are easy to apply.

YouTube videos linked throughout the eBook take the guess work out of confidence building and inspire the reader to use visualization, affirmations, and meditation techniques to retrain the mind and body. The eBook also reveals little known acupressure points that short circuit speaking anxiety, one of which was the inspiration for the title.

Appendices provide strategies for special speaking situations, Do and Don’t checklists, and a full list of online resources.

About the Author

Diane DiResta is the founder and CEO of DiResta Communications, Inc, a New York City-based communications skills consultancy serving business leaders who want to communicate with greater impact – whether one-to-one, in front of a crowd, or from an electronic platform. DiResta is the author of Knockout Presentations, an category best seller and widely used text in college business communication courses.