Whether a mid-level manager for a large corporation with twenty employees, a small business owner with five employees, or the CEO of a multinational corporation, public speaking skills can be instrumental in helping you to effectively convey your message to the team, the media, or your clients. It can also be important as you try to build your career, expand, or make presentations to potential clients or investors. But, it is also a skill that is often overlooked by business owners and managers alike, as they often don’t consider staff meetings or presentations to fall into the realm of public speaking.

The most effective managers are ones who can properly communicate to their team a message. And they can do it in person before the …