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Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

Fear of public speaking got you in its grip? Try these tips, and become the talk of the town.

This story appears in the March 1997 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you're born and never stops until you get up to speak in public. -Anonymous

Most Americans rank public speaking as one of their greatest fears. Yet, for many small firms, the CEO's ability to get up before an audience and make a clear, concise, authoritative presentation can make a huge difference in the company's success.

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