When people ask me how to become a great public speaker, what they really mean is, How do I not crum-ble on stage? How do I overcome my fear of public speaking? How do become a strong speaker that con-nects with my audience and helps them invest in what I’m saying?

The truth is, I’ve spent years working on becoming a strong public speaker. Practice helps, and so does preparation. But there are a few other things you can do to jumpstart your success for speaking in public.

I’ve gathered my top 10 easy tips for becoming better at public speaking for this blog series, How To Be a Great Speaker. With each tip, I’ll explore in detail how to become a confident, effective and powerful speaker.

Let’s help you lose your fear of public speaking.

Tip 4: Hypnosis, Not Hysteria.

At this point, some people might be thinking, “Why are you telling me what to say in a speech? It doesn’t matter. There is no chance I will ever get up myself and speak in public.”

For these people, the thought of giving a speech is paralyzing. But there are helpful options! You can take classes to help you become a better speaker, and there’s another option that, in my opinion, an even stronger and more viable one: Hypnosis.

Hypnosis is a proven solution for people who are paralyzed by fear. Not only have I seen it work on numerous people, I have also done it myself. The one ca-veat is that you have to be open minded to it working, and you have to want it to work. To me, that seems pretty easy if you have found a well-recommended hypnotist that specializes in this field.

Don’t count this out, even if it’s out of your comfort zone. Hypnosis can be in-credibly helpful in overcoming fears of speaking in public, and I’m proof that it really does work!