Launched in late 2019 and since rebranded from Simon Speaks, the Speak with Simon Podcast shares my journey from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and presentation skills coach.
Featuring top communication and leadership tips, stories and interviews with outstanding guests, you’re certain to take away valuable insights from each episode to help you feel motivated, inspired and ready to challenge your anxiety.
Listen to the most recent episode below or open the podcast in Spotify. It is also available on Apple, Google and several other hosting platforms.
BBC Radio 4 – SIDEWAYS Podcast – Matthew Syed – Tongue-Tied – Ep. #18
At a school assembly, 16-year-old Simon Day discovers an acute fear of public speaking. Faced with a crowd of expectant faces, panic begins to set in.
Soon, Simon finds that words fail him at almost every turn, threatening his career, relationships and, ultimately, his happiness.
Matthew Syed follows Simon’s journey to find his voice, uncovering the science of how we speak and the complex factors that leave us lost for words.
With Joe Moran, author of Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness; psycholinguistics expert Dr Alissa Melinger; and former palliative care consultant Dr Kathryn Mannix, author of Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations.
Presenter: Matthew Syed
Producer: Pippa Smith
Series Editor: Katherine Godfrey
Music, Sound Design and Mix: Nicholas Alexander
Theme Music: Seventy Times Seven by Ioana Selaru
A Novel production for BBC Radio 4
REAL CLEAR VALUES WITH TOM ENGLISH – Public Speaking Zero to Hero
The story of Simon Day’s public speaking transformation is inspirational. He went from quitting his job for fear of speaking with other people to becoming a UK & Ireland public speaking champion through Toastmasters International. In this episode of the Real Clear Values podcast, Simon talks about the principles that empowered him on his transformation journey, those who supported him along the way, and how he created a life of purpose and meaning through aligning his work with his values. We also discuss how to overcome resentment through using negative feedback as fuel to move forward, the difference between material wealth and real wealth, and how Simon coaches speakers with different styles. Contact Simon for public speaking coaching at speakwithsimon.co.uk. (Episode recorded on 19th July 2021.)
‘UNBROKEN: HEALING THROUGH STORYTELLING’ WITH MADELEINE BLACK
Madeleine Black interviews Simon Day for the ‘Unbroken: Healing Through Storytelling’ Podcast, Episode #49 in July 2021
THE ‘FOCUS ON WHY’ PODCAST WITH AMY ROWLINSON
Amy Rowlinson interviews Simon Day for the Focus on Why Podcast, Episode #162 in April 2021
‘PERSONAL BRANDING EXPOSED’ WITH MEGAN MACNEILL
Megan MacNeill interviews Simon Day for the Personal Branding Exposed Podcast in February 2021.
THE ‘HOT WAGON’ PODCAST WITH MELISSA CURRAN
Melissa Curran interviews Simon Day for the HOT Wagon (Humans on the Wagon) Podcast in May 2020.