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Have Glossophia? Insights on Defeating the Public Speaking Anxiety

October 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

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Presented by

Andrew McMasters, Founder of ImprovMindset

Location/ Date & Time

Online via Zoom only:

*****Zoom link and meeting password will be sent out to registered participants*******

Date: October 15, 2020

Time: 5:00p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time


If you are afraid of public speaking, you are certainly not alone. More people fear public speaking than death, spiders, or heights and in fact, the National Institute of Mental Health’s data show that public speaking anxiety, also known as glossophobia, affects about 73% of the population.  Many of us have experienced some sort of anxiety or fear when we have to speak in public but a person with glossophobia is unable to control their nerves and may encounter uncontrollable trembling, sweating, and a racing heartbeat, whether the audience is large or small. This may hinder the ability to communicate effectively in order to express ideas and thoughts, and affect one’s ability to pursue opportunities where public speaking may be required.

Due to popular demand, we have invited back Andrew McMasters, a communications expert, to share his best tips and mindset on how you we can become a better public speaker.  Andrew’s fun and interactive method of overcoming public speaking is not to be missed!


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  • $25 for Awesome Members of The Koa Club
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Andrew McMasters (www.ImprovMindset.com) is an actor, director and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the arts. He is a founder of Jet City Improv, a non-profit theater that he managed for 25 years, and worked for multiple Fortune 500 companies to provide presentation support and messaging as well as team building and communications trainings. Andrew is dedicated to experiential learning, providing opportunities for self-discovery and driving innovation in our everyday lives.

Details about ImprovMindset below:

At ImprovMindset, we inspire your organization to be more collaborative and productive with professional development programs that drive personal performance and organizational health.

We create trainings and learning sessions that your employees will remember for years to come. Our programs use improvisational theater techniques to engage employees, drive personal growth and improve communication across your entire organization. These fun and interactive events demonstrate and practice real-life business skills and provide first-hand experience to drive individual growth and change.

Our exercises are designed to develop leaders who can communicate on all levels (focusing on emotional intelligence) and have your team practicing key relationship-building skills. Participants will leave with practical tools and lessons to apply at all stages of their work, even in crisis.

It’s time to give your team the skills necessary to succeed; confidence, the ability to connect with others and the presence to be a compelling leader.


October 15, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Event Category:


Online Only
Via Zoom link provided United States