How to gain confidence and overcome the fear of putting yourself out there (Part 1).

periscope-logoToday I took the leap and did my first Periscope broadcast.

Periscope is an app (currently available on iPhone and Android) that live streams broadcasts.  It’s like YouTube, but it records live (no editing! yikes!) and people can jump on and interact with the broadcaster by typing messages that air directly into the stream or send hearts (likes) by tapping on the screen.

As someone who shies away from the spot light, the concept of doing a live video broadcast is terrifying.

What if no one shows up?  Worse, what if people do show up?

What if I screw up, forget what I’m supposed to say, or start rambling.

What if I look stupid?

What will my friends say?

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