At some point in your career, you’re likely to need to do some kind of public speaking, even if that simply means presenting in front of your team. And if you enjoy doing it, you can skip this post (just kidding! There’s always room for improvement, right?).
If you’re like most people, though, it’s probably something you dread. Improving your skills in this area and gaining confidence in yourself can help get rid of some of those jitters, and it comes with the bonus of making you sound more authoritative on any subject.