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Joe Kowan: How I beat stage fright

Joe Kowan: How I beat stage fright
Humanity's fine-tuned sense of fear served us well as a young species, giving us laser focus to avoid being eaten by competing beasts. But it's less wonderful when that same visceral, body-hijacking sense of fear kicks in in front of 20 folk-music fans at a Tuesday night open-mic. Palms sweat, hands shake, vision blurs, and the brain says RUN: it's stage fright. In this charming, tuneful little talk, Joe Kowan talks about how he conquered it. pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

http://www.ted.com/talks/joe_kowan_how_i_beat_stage_fright

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