You've been working at a company for awhile now. You do what you're supposed to do: show up on time, get your work done, get along with everyone, and avoid causing problems - until now. Impressed with all of your hard work, your boss has asked you to give a presentation - A total nightmare for you since you are terrified of public speaking. Obviously, you want to get out of it, and start thinking things like, What if they don't like my presentation? What if I forget what to say? Public speaking is just one of the many workplace fears employees have. According to an article titled, “Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety?" by Jenna Goudreau, interacting with authority figures, taking on new challenges, being noticeably nervous, and being a perfectionist are some of the most common anxiety issues in the workplace. Tanveer Naseer, founder of leadership and coaching firm, Tanveer Naseer Leadership, states that of the most common fears he's seen, a sense of self-doubt in their overall performance and ability to lead others has become more common in the workplace.
May 09, 2013