How do you overcome your fear of public speaking?

Are you afraid of speaking before a large group? What about a smaller audience of one or two people?  The fear of public speaking, or glossophobia,  is one of the most common fears among people.  In fact, it is said that 74% of all people suffer from this fear.  This fear can be the result of many factors, such as anxiety over being viewed as having nothing worthy to say, feeling inferior to the audience, or feeling like you'll be made fun of for what you've shared. Recently, I read an article about  a survivor of human sex trafficking who [...]