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The Public Speaker's Quick and Dirty Tips for Improving Your Communication Skills

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The Public Speaker helps you to inform, motivate, entertain, and persuade better. Lisa B. Marshall, author of "Smart Talk: The Public Speaker's Guide to Success in Every Situation," has short, practical tips that help you to be engaging and memorable every time you speak. It's not just about public speaking, it's about effective communication.

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The Public Speaker helps you to inform, motivate, entertain, and persuade better. Lisa B. Marshall, author of "Smart Talk: The Public Speaker's Guide to Success in Every Situation," has short, practical tips that help you to be engaging and memorable every time you speak. It's not just about public speaking, it's about effective communication.

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By Andy Zytas - Jun 21 2016
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The podcast offers tips on better communication. A great resource!

SUBSCRIBE NOW--u will love it!

By terrisriley - Oct 18 2015
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EXCELLENT articles packed with powerful & practical tips to help you be & do better!

iTunes Ratings

488 Ratings
Average Ratings
356
73
17
25
17

Good Resource

By Andy Zytas - Jun 21 2016
Read more
The podcast offers tips on better communication. A great resource!

SUBSCRIBE NOW--u will love it!

By terrisriley - Oct 18 2015
Read more
EXCELLENT articles packed with powerful & practical tips to help you be & do better!

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The Public Speaker's Quick and Dirty Tips for Improving Your Communication Skills

Updated about 12 hours ago

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The Public Speaker helps you to inform, motivate, entertain, and persuade better. Lisa B. Marshall, author of "Smart Talk: The Public Speaker's Guide to Success in Every Situation," has short, practical tips that help you to be engaging and memorable every time you speak. It's not just about public speaking, it's about effective communication.

009 TPS Um, Like, How to Sound Ditzy?

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Learn to eliminate your distracting ums and ahs and other disfluencies.

May 26 2016

7mins

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206 TPS Why You Hate Your Voice

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When you hear your voice on playback, it's usually higher-pitched and thinner than what you expected. The Public Speaker explains why this is and why it's ok.

Nov 27 2015

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151 TPS Five Things a Boss Should Never Say

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If you want to encourage creativity and build morale in your group, here are 5 things you shouldn't say. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Hh38gZ.

Apr 16 2015

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283 TPS Storytelling Lessons from the Super Bowl

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Storytelling played a big role in the the 2015 Super Bowl ads. The Public Speaker explains which ads used storytelling and effectively and which one missed the mark. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1zQq7Lf

Feb 06 2015

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293 TPS Don’t Let a Toxic Boss Ruin Your Career

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Do you work for a toxic boss? Do you dread coming to work every day? The Public Speaker explains how to have a successful long-term career despite a difficult boss. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29Eqq6N

May 01 2015

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281 TPS Talk to Strangers (It’s Good for Your Health)

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Do you avoid talking to strangers? The Public Speaker explains why connecting with strangers can make you happier and more successful. Plus, tips on how to easily connect. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1yTsTz5

Jan 23 2015

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313 TPS How to Accept a Compliment

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This podcast will tell you why accepting compliments is so important, how to overcome awkwardness, and how to do it right. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mc1IYl

Oct 02 2015

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284 TPS How to Handle an Unpredictable Boss

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Do you need help dealing with a whimsical boss? Lisa B. Marshall, The Public Speaker explains who to talk to a boss who keeps changing your priorities. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1yyvafB

Feb 12 2015

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341 TPS Want to Speak Up More at Meetings?

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Do you feel like you can speak in public everywhere except in front of your colleagues? This is not uncommon, but it is important to overcome, as it could hamper your career. Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, has some tips to help you be more confident at your next meeting. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XKXPPg

May 12 2016

8mins

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315 TPS How to Handle Rude Questions

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How do you respond when people ask rude and personal questions? It's a sticky situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1jVngxV

Oct 16 2015

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346 TPS Want to Add Humor to Your Speeches?

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Do you need to learn how to be more entertaining when you give presentations or speeches? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives you the tools to be a more engaging speaker. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29EpHmb

Jun 23 2016

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291 TPS How to Avoid Awkward Silences

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You know how to introduce yourself, but how do you keep the conversation going? Lisa B. Marshall, The Public Speaker, offer tips for asking questions that open up communication. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1GU2khJ

Apr 10 2015

8mins

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338 TPS The Secrets of Storytelling: An Interview with Author Carmine Gallo

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The ability to create and tell powerful stories is by far the most important skill of a leader because it can change minds, spark action, and stir passion. Lisa B, Marshall interviews best selling author Carmine Gallo about his latest book: The Storyteller’s Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don’t. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SUcswt

Apr 21 2016

11mins

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317 TPS 5 Ways to Speak Up (Without a Freakout): An Interview with Matt Abrahams

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Do you have Public Speaking Anxiety? In this interview with Matt Abrahams, Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, will help you overcome this situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QvFNOS

Nov 06 2015

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290 TPS How Power Poses Can Build Confidence

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Are you looking for a simple technique to help you be a more captivating and confident presenter? The Public Speaker explains how holding a power pose for just a few minutes can change how others view you and how you view yourself. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1FgPUfG

Apr 03 2015

7mins

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292 TPS 4 Rules for Eye Contact in Conversations

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Is there such a thing as too much eye contact? The Public Speaker explains how to use eye contact to build trust and rapport in conversations. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1aZ8UXO.

Apr 24 2015

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282 TPS How to Complain and Get What You Want

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There is a right way and a wrong way to complain. Lisa B. Marshall, The Public Speaker, explains how NOT to complain and how to complain and get what you want. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Kf0XbW

Jan 29 2015

8mins

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288 TPS What Is Your DISC Style?

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Do you know what drives you? What holds you back? What are your roadblocks to achieving the results and successes you desire in your career? To find out, take the free DISC communication style assessment right now! Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/18OsfKA

Mar 31 2016

11mins

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316 TPS 6 Constructive Ways to Give Negative Feedback

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Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, will show you how to hold tough conversations while still being a nice person. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mljmo0

Oct 23 2015

11mins

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340 TPS How Rate of Speech Impacts Diplomacy

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How much does the pace of speech matter in diplomatic speaking? What about credibility or persuasiveness? It matters a lot. And Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives you the details on how to use it to your advantage and that of your audience. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WZszLC

May 05 2016

9mins

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353 TPS How to Stand Out in an Interview—Even If You've Been Laid Off

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A listener wonders how to manage her frustration after being laid off twice. Are your emotions getting in the way of acheiving your goals? Lisa provides strategies to manage your emotions and acheive success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2btNBk5

Aug 12 2016

15mins

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352 TPS How to Change Topics Mid-Conversation

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Do you ever find yourself in a conversation you don’t want to be having? Or maybe the subject has just gone on for too long. There are some polite ways to lead the conversation in a direction hopefully everyone will enjoy. Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, shows you how. Read full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2btyNB9

Aug 05 2016

8mins

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351 TPS How to Express Anger in a Healthy Way

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Do you struggle with understanding or managing anger? Do you wonder how to communicate when you’re feeling angry? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, has some tips to help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2b7lhoQ

Jul 29 2016

8mins

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350 TPS Should You Disclose Health Conditions to Your Boss?

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Do you wonder how much of a health issue should be disclosed? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, answers that question and more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2alOCeU

Jul 22 2016

11mins

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349 TPS How to Tactfully Disagree with Someone

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We all find ourselves in disagreements occasionally. So what should you do? Keep your mouth shut or say what you think? And if you speak up, what should you say? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, has the answers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29YhIgT

Jul 15 2016

9mins

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348 TPS How to Break the News to Your Teen

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Wondering how to share sensitive information with a young adult child? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, shares a personal story, and a recent study indicating the best way to share sensitive information with an older child. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29IHybZ

Jul 08 2016

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347 TPS Positivity and Listening Fueled Success for Sam Adams Founder

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Do you wonder how some entrepreneurs become wildly successful? In many cases, attitude is the primary key to success, and communication skills is the second key. Here, Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, shares how one entrepreneur used these skills to change his industry. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29L7LWs

Jul 01 2016

10mins

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346 TPS Want to Add Humor to Your Speeches?

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Do you need to learn how to be more entertaining when you give presentations or speeches? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives you the tools to be a more engaging speaker. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29EpHmb

Jun 23 2016

8mins

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345 TPS How to Say You're Sorry with Apology Languages

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I terrible stay at hotel demonstrated to me that even people in finer establishments need lessons in how to apologize. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28PX1ZG

Jun 17 2016

11mins

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344 TPS Why Leaders Ask and Don't Tell: An Interview with Edgar Schein

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Did you know that many major disasters could have been avoided had a junior person felt comfortable speaking up? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28Oozxj

Jun 10 2016

22mins

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343 TPS How Being Blunt Can Hurt Your Personal Life

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Blunt, undiplomatic communication can be a real problem. In fact, it can’t really be called communication because it actually closes the door to further discussion. Here, Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives some helpful advice for improvement in both business and personal communication. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PaXv5d

Jun 03 2016

8mins

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009 TPS Um, Like, How to Sound Ditzy?

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Learn to eliminate your distracting ums and ahs and other disfluencies.

May 26 2016

7mins

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342 TPS How to Acknowledge a Large Donation

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Thanking someone for a large donation should involve more than just a thank-you note. Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives tips on how to best acknowledge a large gift. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1s3qMtC

May 19 2016

9mins

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341 TPS Want to Speak Up More at Meetings?

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Read more
Do you feel like you can speak in public everywhere except in front of your colleagues? This is not uncommon, but it is important to overcome, as it could hamper your career. Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, has some tips to help you be more confident at your next meeting. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XKXPPg

May 12 2016

8mins

Play

340 TPS How Rate of Speech Impacts Diplomacy

Podcast cover
Read more
How much does the pace of speech matter in diplomatic speaking? What about credibility or persuasiveness? It matters a lot. And Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, gives you the details on how to use it to your advantage and that of your audience. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WZszLC

May 05 2016

9mins

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339 TPS Find Your Storytelling Style to Engage Your Audience

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Storytelling is an important part of being human. Stories connect us to each other; they create a bond. We all love to hear stories, but can we tell them? Whether you’re a business professional giving a presentation, or a story-lover who wants to share stories with others, Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, will tell you how to deliver a great story to keep your listeners riveted. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/23hefhR

Apr 28 2016

16mins

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338 TPS The Secrets of Storytelling: An Interview with Author Carmine Gallo

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The ability to create and tell powerful stories is by far the most important skill of a leader because it can change minds, spark action, and stir passion. Lisa B, Marshall interviews best selling author Carmine Gallo about his latest book: The Storyteller’s Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don’t. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SUcswt

Apr 21 2016

11mins

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337 TPS What the 'Serial' Podcast Can Teach Us About Storytelling

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Storytelling is an important part of being human. We all love to hear stories, but can we tell them? The better we tell stories, the better we will connect with people in both our personal and our professional lives. In this episode, Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, will tell you how to hook people into your stories. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QL1tRs

Apr 14 2016

7mins

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336 TPS Can You Save Your Job? What to Do If You're About to Be Fired

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In our current economy, job security can’t always be counted on. Sadly, many people find themselves in a position of being asked to resign, or just plain getting fired. Can you improve your job performance and save your job? Lisa B. Marshall, aka The Public Speaker, offers advice on how to handle the awkward meeting with the boss, to give you the best chance to save your job or ease the transition into a new one. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q87OpN

Apr 07 2016

12mins

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288 TPS What Is Your DISC Style?

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Do you know what drives you? What holds you back? What are your roadblocks to achieving the results and successes you desire in your career? To find out, take the free DISC communication style assessment right now! Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/18OsfKA

Mar 31 2016

11mins

Play