Lights, Camera, Fever! Going Blank At TEDx
In German, the phrase for “stage-fright,” is Lampenfieber, which translates to “Light Fever,” and is a more accurate description of what happened to me.
I memorized my TEDx talk weeks in advance. You could have found me rehearsing at the beach or in my backyard. I mumbled it out word for word each night while brushing my teeth. I don’t know the German phrase for “overly-prepared,” but you get the idea.
Still, when the audience took their seats and the spotlight found me, das fever rose fast. Everything flowed for the first two…