My first real shock was having to watch footage of myself. I'm a non-techie and was never videotaped when I was growing up. I must have a little Amish blood in me because I really don’t like watching video of myself. In fact, it freaks me out a little bit. I mention this only because I know I am not alone in this “that can’t possibly be me on the screen” sensation. All I can say is, get over it or work around it the best you can.
The second thing that struck me is that I had no idea what a control freak and perfectionist I am. I was a little overwhelmed by what I saw as mistakes, errors and just plain bad grammar in my videos! Again, my advice is to pretend you are watching your best friend in the video and you’ll be less harsh yourself.
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