How I Pushed Beyond My Comfort Zone To Start Public Speaking

And what I learned from it.

I was speaking in Toastmasters International speech contest.
Speaking at the Toastmasters International Speech Contest (Photo by the author)

When was the last time you pushed yourself beyond your comfort zone?

I will tell you my story, one such instance 4 years back. It was on a Thursday evening.

I was standing on the podium in front of a large crowd. I had to speak on a random topic. My blood pressure…



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Param Hegde

Param Hegde

Senior Manager in Corporate IT in his early 40’s. Curious Observer at work and life. Sharing learning and experiences through interesting stories.