The Public Speaker Podcast

UPDATE:  August 2016 – After 8 long years, the show ends, with the 8 year archive available.

UPDATE: April 2016 – Over 16 million downloads – Nominated Podcast Awards 2016

UPDATE: January 2014 – Over 11 million downloads – Nominated Podcast Awards 2013


It’s a weekly “show” (5-6 minutes of audio only) that is available FREE either via the Quick and Dirty website or via iTunes.  Don’t let the name fool you–it’s about helping you communicate better in tricky situations both at work and at home. It covers a wide range of topics from better meetings, to better webinars, to better LinkedIn recommendations, to introducing yourself, to ending a speech, to wedding toasts, etc…it’s got everything you need to up your game!

Top 12 Most Popular Episodes:
How To Introduce Yourself
How to Decide When to Say No
What Are The Best Ways to Say No
Like, Eliminate Ums and Ahs, Right?
How To Write Better LinkedIn Recommendations
How to Write a Thank-you Note
Common Eye Contact Mistakes
How To Be a Great Guest Speaker
How to Tell Better Stories
How To Start A Conversation
Openings and Closings
How to Deal with Difficult People

How to listen for FREE to the show: The Public Speaker
If you are interested in having the show sent to your computer automatically every week, then using iTunes (or some other podcast aggregator) is the best choice.

Already have iTunes installed?
Here’s the iTunes The Public Speaker link, Click “View in iTunes,” then click “Subscribe Free”.

Need to install iTunes? (It’s easy and it takes less than 2 minutes, really.)
Click this iTunes The Public Speaker show link, it will automatically walk you through installing iTunes. Then click Subscribe Free.

Don’t want to install iTunes?
No problem, you can listen to the show on The Public Speaker website. You’ll just need to remember to go back each week Friday to get the new shows.