"According to studies, people's number one fear is public speaking; number two is death. This means to the average person, that if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy." - Jerry Seinfield's

Whether we agree with Jerry Seinfeld's comments above or not, we should accept that presentation skills are a key part of business success. They are useful in making sales presentations to customers, briefing colleagues and team members, keeping shareholders informed, bidding for finance... and many more situations besides.