Good advice doesn't always lead to skill. That's obvious. And when it comes to speaking, turning even the best advice into real skill is a major challenge. Why? Fear, of course. It makes us get in our own way. What's not obvious is why, and what to do about it.
Speaking skills for an audience of, say, three or four? It sounds unlikely, doesn't it? Turn on the passion and their jaws drop. Who plugged you in? What have you been eating? Did you forget your pills today?