Maybe You Should Be Afraid

My friend Michelle, who is a fabulous NLP practitioner, always says that the fear of public speaking is irrational because audiences may hate what you have to say but they don’t come chasing after you with torches and pitchforks.

Oh, yeah?

Well, if a karaoke singer can be attacked, why not a speaker?

It happened on Thursday, August 9, in Seattle, Washington. A well-meaning guy got up to sing a Coldplay song and a woman not only yelled at him, she went up on stage, pushed the guy AND PUNCHED HIM!

Here’s the whole story:

Gee, you all, I feel like a owe you an apology, especially in light of my post about relying on the kindness of strangers. But I really think you’ll be just fine as long as you avoid singing songs by Coldplay.

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