60 episodes

The ability to communicate effectively - regardless of the setting - is one of the most vital skills we need.
It is also one of humankind's greatest fears.

Why?

What do we do about it?

Featuring guest speakers, wide-ranging content and my own journey from a stage-frightened teenager to UK award-winning speaker, the tips in this podcast will help you improve your public speaking, communication and presentation skills so you can go and change your world.

Speak With Simon Simon Day

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The ability to communicate effectively - regardless of the setting - is one of the most vital skills we need.
It is also one of humankind's greatest fears.

Why?

What do we do about it?

Featuring guest speakers, wide-ranging content and my own journey from a stage-frightened teenager to UK award-winning speaker, the tips in this podcast will help you improve your public speaking, communication and presentation skills so you can go and change your world.

    Diksha Chakravarti - Fix Me - Ep. #60

    Diksha Chakravarti - Fix Me - Ep. #60

    Diksha is Director of FiXme, based in the Thames Valley. For over 20 yrs, she has worked as a Chronic Pain and Stress Therapist, freeing people from being prisoners of pain; she has helped more than 800 clients in this time. 

    She also delivers Stress Management Workshops where she uses her extensive clinical expertise, experience and knowledge to help people maintain their Wellbeing at work. 

    Diksha’s family were victims of Uganda’s 1972 exodus, so she has first hand experience of the stresses of becoming a refugee and having to negotiate challenging cultural landscapes. She uses these stories to inform and empower others and to help build resilience. 

    Diksha is an avid blogger, has published articles and is a regular guest on BBC Radio Berkshire. She lives with her 93 year old mother in Berkshire, UK, and has 2 wonderful daughters. 

    Climbing mountains, playing tennis and drawing horses are her favourite pastimes. Diksha is also an author – she has contributed a chapter in a book entitled The New Woman – stories of the kintsugi experience. These stories are written by women who have withstood severe challenges and traumas in life to become strong and resilient. The New Woman is available on Amazon.

    Social media links:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dikshachakravarti/

    https://www.facebook.com/diksha.chakravarti/

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB3wDAFO4SlmtuTiyDyK

    https://twitter.com/FixmeDiksha

    www.fixme.org.uk



    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Lara Lauder - Unlock Your Hidden Confidence - Ep. #59

    Lara Lauder - Unlock Your Hidden Confidence - Ep. #59

    Lara Lauder is a Presence, Impact & Image Consultant, ILM Level 5 Approved Aspire For Greatness Business Transformational Course Leader, Speaker and Co-Author of the International Bestselling book, The Law of Brand Attraction.

    Lara works with business leaders and entrepreneurs to Unlock Their Hidden Confidence to ensure they have maximum Impact & Influence through a Powerful, Authentic Personal Brand, Business Skills and Knowledge.

    www.laralauder.com

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/laralauder/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/unlockyourhiddenconfidence/

    https://www.instagram.com/lara_lauder

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/confidencewithcolour

    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 54 min
    Big Ian Donaghy - Because I Care - Ep. #58

    Big Ian Donaghy - Because I Care - Ep. #58

    Big Ian is a unique entertaining and dynamic keynote speaker with a diverse range of skills and experience. Imagine the energy of stand up comedy with a heartfelt message.

    Winner of Care Trainer of the Year at The British Care Awards and accomplished presenter who is able to convey motivational, inspiring & emotive messages through his presentations & film making.

    Author of A POCKETFUL OF KINDNESS, DEAR DEMENTIA & THE MISSING PEACE.

    Passionate fundraiser leading a campaign for older people in York; founder of 'Xmas Presence', 'A Night to Remember' and 'All Together Now Festival’

    www.bigian.co.uk

    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 34 min
    Viv Parry - Life & Leadership - Ep. #57

    Viv Parry - Life & Leadership - Ep. #57

    Viv Parry is:

    Engineering growth & positive change through finance and people-led strategy. 

    A business leader on a mission to inspire and enable personal growth in others through coaching, mentoring and listening.

    A Chartered Accountant committed to ensuring that business owners and trustees have access to data and reports enabling them to make informed decisions and to facilitate access to finance and funding.

    A storyteller, challenging, questioning and recycling knowledge.

    Link to Website Podcast & Linkedin 

    Instagram is beamazing.uk & vivjparry

    Linkedin

    Twitter

    Be Amazing 

    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 43 min
    Kate Trafford - Effortless Presenting - Ep. #56

    Kate Trafford - Effortless Presenting - Ep. #56

    Kate Trafford is a Master Coach, Master Hypnotherapist and speaker on the subject of effortless success.  Drawing on her extensive background in business, NLP, Hypnosis and beyond, she helps busy professionals and their organisations align with a powerful vision for the future and make it a reality.  Kate has over 21 years’ experience helping business leaders and their teams set themselves up for effortless, authentic and deeply meaningful success.  She is currently writing her first book, “Cruise Control for Life: How to drive for your dreams and love the journey.”

    Website and Social Media Links:

    Website: https://katetrafford.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katetrafford/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/KateTrafford

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CruiseControlForLife

    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Reflect With Gratitude & Losing Gracefully - Ep. #55

    Reflect With Gratitude & Losing Gracefully - Ep. #55

    Here, I reflect on episodes 51-54 and explore England's recent loss to Italy in the final of Euro 2020 at Wembley.

    About your host:

    After years of suffering with crippling communication anxiety, Simon Day was left with two choices: spend his whole life hiding in the shadows and risk losing everything, or find his voice.

    Through a painful yet empowering journey of discovery, Simon has transformed from terrified teenager to UK award-winning speaker and communications coach. He now employs his communication skills as a middle leader in secondary education and works under his self-built brand, Speak With Simon, to coach others seeking to lose their fear, find their voice and speak with greater power.

    Website: https://www.speakwithsimon.co.uk

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonday-speakingcoach

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_simonspeaks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_simonspeaks/

    The thoughts expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals concerned. Please conduct your own due diligence.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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AmyRowl ,

Courage to Speak

Simon’s story of fear to confidence through courage is truly inspirational. His natural ability as a host shines through each episode as he teases out great answers from his guests with his masterful questions. Fabulous podcast which I highly recommend.

Mikeyboy17 ,

Great listen

I am really enjoying the podcast with some great guests and really fantastic conversations.

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