10 percent of the population has a fear of public speaking and will go to great lengths to avoid it. In fact, public speaking is listed as the number one fear behind snakes and even death!
The medical term for speak anxiety is called “Glossophobia” and three in four people suffer from some form of public speaking fear. However, overcoming the fear can be beneficial to your career.
Here is a quick infographic from Richard Maxwell Communications that looks at the feat of public speaking.