Look at that guy. He’s sweating, he’s drooling, he’s desperately sucking oxygen through a tube. He’s the uncoolest guy that ever existed. And yet…

There are tens of thousands of fans calling his name, straining to touch him, like he is a god.

You don’t need to be perfect. You are already the expert on your subject. That’s why they asked you to present.

The pressure is off, even if you don’t seem to realize it. All you need to do is show up and tell them what you think. That’s all they want from you.

Yes, there are things you can do to optimize it, and that’s why we’re here.

But don’t forget:

You are the expert on your subject. That’s why they asked you to be there.