“Why can’t I be more like [insert name of your favorite speaker]?”

When lawyers ask this question, it usually means they’ve been on their feet in court or presenting to potential clients and it didn’t go well. They felt anxious, insecure, unsettled — far from the confidence they’d hoped to project.

Source: Confidence Is Personal: Being a Better Public Speaker – Attorney at Work – Attorney at Work

Some great ideas from a lawyer on perfecting your public speaking skills.