Getting Nervous When Touch Typing
Oh, the Boss is Coming, the trainer is looking at me, or even a colleague observes my typing speed. In the riskiest case, the zombie is coming. I need to type fast and accurately at any cost.
In many situations, such as listed above, a touch typist gets nervous because of the presence of a boss, manager, coworker, etc.
When touch typing, and meanwhile, someone like a director, supervisor, or even collaborator comes in, you will get puzzled, and ultimately you will not perform better, or in some cases, it can be termed as the worst performance of the day.
You will care too much not to commit mistakes and type as well as possible but believe me, you will not be able to type with your normal speed and accuracy. Do not worry; it is an everyday marvel, and unluckily, it can’t be completely taken out. Anyhow, one can overcome this fear by keeping up the following tips.
Do Not Get Nervous
Don’t get nervous that you will perform poorly. Give yourself the incentive that you can type well in front of anyone. Don’t panic; relax, start typing, and gradually increase your typing speed.
Type Infront of People
When someone surrounds you, type as much as possible. Don’t fear while working in the presence of a boss, executive, or co-worker. They are also human beings like you, except for other positions. To err is human; It is normal if you make typos or can’t reach a certain accuracy while working beside your boss, manager, or workfellow.
Never Go for Over Performance
Don’t try to over-perform. Just stick with your average speed and accuracy. Yes, you can show your talent when you are a typing guru or very expert to do so.
Master the Keyboard
As you learn the typing skills, the fear will get lost. Mastering the keyboard and the position of different keys on the keyboard will make you feel easy and comfortable while working in a tense environment.
In today’s article, we have discussed four tricks to overpower nervousness when touch typing. The first trick is not to get nervous that you will perform poorly. Uplift yourself that you can type well in front of anyone. In addition to this, do not rush; relax, start typing, and gradually increase your typing speed. The second trick is to type in front of people as much as possible. Remember, it is normal to make typos while working beside your boss, manager, or coworker. The third trick is never to over-perform. Just adhere to your average speed and accuracy. The last trick is to master the keyboard and the position of different keys on the keyboard. This will make you feel easy and comfortable while working in a tense environment.
Let me know in the comments, if you have experienced this phenomenon and how did you handle the situation.
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