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I get nervous when I have to communicate project status in huge conference calls. Any tips?

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Write down what you plan on saying since you know you are going to provide the update. Once you do it enough times, you will get over the nervousness

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Think of the top 3 updates folks should know. Write them down so you can keep yourself focused and have a backup in case you forget anything.

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Agree w P1. Be brief and hit the biggies.

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Brief and more importantly what is being adjusted (or actions taken) based on the update/issue

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Do the same as everyone else, say how everything is fine and going good until the absolute last minute when the shit hits the fan but then you "take it offline".

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Write out as you would say a speech and make it a consistent story across the points. Try reading it out a couple of times and you should be all set. It will get better with more exposure.

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Don't mess up.

Make sure it is all positive

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