Have you ever sat down, after spending hours and hours putting together a slide deck, and found yourself going back and forth between the individual slides, feeling less and less certain that they are going to do the job? What about checking the key facts and trying to determine why—if they were all included—the key message wasn’t clear?
Can you remember the stress and frustration you felt? Maybe worry, that your work would be poorly received by colleagues or superiors? Or anxiety that the audience would not understand the message you wanted to share?