Here’s a great thought for entrepreneurs. That the skill is not in having the idea, but in being able to convince your customers, partners, employees and investors that there’s merit there. So maybe public speaking, persuasion and influencing skills are second only to having the idea in the first place.
From Diane di Resta’s interesting and useful blog- Public Speaking Ranks As The Top Entrepreneurial Skill | Knockout Presentations Blog. With more on the thought.