But CEOs can become better communicators. Eric Schmidt was the face of Google during its formative years, projecting calm confidence, in countless speeches like this.
But here's what Schmidt looked like before he got the coaching, had the practice, and took the responsibility for representing the company as more than a busy executive doing Communication Duty—but rather, as a public intellectual with actual ideas to get across.
If a natural-born nerd like Eric Schmidt can go from doing the Training Pants Dance to striding the stage, anyone can.
They only have to want to.