SelfPub 005: Mark Merkley and Facing Fear

Episode Overview:

In this episode, we examine what fear is and how it inhibits our abilities to speak to customers. We discuss ways to improve confidence and overcome fear when trying to sell our product. Mark Merkley, Weber State University public speaking professor, shares his insight and tips to find confidence.


Feel the Fear. . . and Do It Anyway


  • Speaking in public
  • Understanding how setting goals can boost confidence.
  • Discussion on Fear and building confidence with Mark Merkley
  • Using public readings to build confidence in speaking publicly

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