Presenting yourself well to an audience can go a really long way to creating a great impression of and for you, your company and your product. Having the CONFIDENCE to present yourself professionally and well, will undoubtedly help you reap more reward down the line.
‘Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans’! Cannot remember who said that, but I believe its true! I think focus requires a great deal of discipline, but aside from discipline, you need to be interested in that on which you are focussed!