Google put out a great add about a boy trying to overcome glossophobia. What is glossophobia? – it is the fear of public speaking. Check out the add – I know as a professional speaker, I am in the minority because I don’t fear speaking – I love it! But I talk to people all of the time who fear public speaking. That is a normal and common fear. So how do you get over it? Here are 3 tips that will help you overcome the Fear of Public Speaking. 1. Focus on the Audience 2. Change your goal 3.