Admit your fear; understand its sources.
Tap the energy that fear produces.
Recognize that fear is normal for public speakers.
Realize your fear doesn't have to show.
Visualize yourself as a powerful speaker.
See the audience as your ally; focus on its needs.
Speak about something you care about.
Combine preparation with practice.
Devise tricks to psych out your fear.
Think positively about yourself.
By keeping these steps in mind, you can put fear in its place and get on with the career-enhancing opportunities that await you by becoming an excellent and persuasive public speaker.