Love him or hate him, Richard Branson is a name everyone knows. Even he has a story or two when it comes to public speaking.
Have a read of his article. He makes some very valid points, especially this one:
“What I soon learned was that practice made all the difference. The more prepared I was, the less I stammered and stumbled. Good speakers aren’t just talented or lucky — they work hard.
Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225627#ixzz2TrtdOznO