The Great Speech Podcast with Kolarele Sonaike

The Great Speech Podcast with Kolarele Sonaike
Communicate or die trying! What does it take to be a Great Communicator? How can you transform yourself into a public speaking presentation powerhouse? Kolarele Sonaike is a barrister, entrepreneur, and public speaking coach. With each episode of The …

Ep 28: “I have a dream” - A great speech analysed
Oct 12 • 67 min
I have a dream speech analysed
Season 5 - what’s coming up…
Sep 15 • 4 min
Welcome back to The Great Speech Podcast.Returning to my roots with the theme for this season. This season is all about Great Speeches in History.I’m doing a deep analytical dive into some of the greatest speeches ever given to give you my take on its…
Ep 27: How to win at work - Expert Panel Conversation with Simon Gray & Richard Mann
Aug 5 • 101 min
LINKS IN THIS EPISODERegister to access the full Win at Work Summit - with Simon Gray - with Richard Mann - with…
Ep 26: Using LinkedIn to build your personal brand - Interview with John Espirian
Jul 21 • 61 min
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODEJohn Espirian on LinkedIn -’s website -’s book -’s LinkedIn guides - with me -…
Ep 25: Communicating while black: An Interview with Paul C Brunson
Jun 22 • 63 min
LINKS IN THIS EPISODEPaul Brunson’s website on Instagram on Twitter on LinkedIn’s…
Ep 24: A poem I wrote 25 years ago which still captures what I’m feeling today
Jun 11 • 10 min
Here is a poem I wrote as a younger man. Still feels relevant today.DEFIANCETo you, old man, yes you, old manOn the bus with your bookAnd your cold contemptuous look.I’m younger than youI’m stronger than youI’m bigger than youI’m longer than you.I’m…
Ep 23: How to develop a great sounding voice - An Interview with Caroline Goyder
May 27 • 61 min
LINKS IN THIS EPISODECaroline Goyder’s website - new book ‘Find your voice’ - other book that I love on Gravitas - Caroline on Twitter @carolinegoyderYou can book…
Ep 22: No one will really listen to you until…
May 12 • 21 min
Grab your free 1-2-1 communication skills coaching session with me here this episode I want to talk about a very discreet topic, which is how to get people to listen to you when you speak. How do you make people…
Season 4 - My theme for this podcast season is…
Apr 28 • 7 min
Season 4 Trailer Episode - what’s coming up this season
Ep 21: How to communicate with young people - Interview with Dr Torie Weiston-Serdan
Mar 26 • 51 min
LINKS IN THIS - Torie’s website - - Torie’s Book on Critical Mentoring@tweiston on Twitter - on Instagram -…
Ep 20: How to get booked and paid to speak - Interview with Grant Baldwin
Mar 10 • 56 min
How to get booked and paid to speak
Ep 19: How great leaders communicate - Interview with David McQueen
Feb 19 • 50 min
How does a leader communicate effectively? This is the question I explore with my guest this week, David McQueen.David has had an incredibly varied background. He’s been an accountant, a counsellor, a stand up comic, a public speaker and an executive…
Ep 18: Prime Ministers vs Presidents: Who is the greatest communicator?
Feb 5 • 62 min
Who was the greatest communicator president or prime minister?
Season 3 - what’s coming up this season
Jan 28 • 5 min
Season 3 Trailer
Ep 17: Proper preparation prevents poor presentations - Interview with Yasmine El Baz
Dec 17, 2019 • 47 min
how to prepare your presentation so that you speak with impact
Ep 16: How to communicate to land the job you want - Interview with Simon Gray
Dec 3, 2019 • 50 min
how to find the job that you want and land it (even if it is a hyper competitive market)
Ep 15: How to win your next argument (without losing your cool)
Nov 14, 2019 • 31 min
how to win your next argument without losing your cool
Ep 14: Business writing 101 - Interview with Lucille Ossai
Oct 22, 2019 • 43 min
How to write effectively for business
Ep 13: Why Webinars Work - An Interview with Omar Zenhom
Oct 15, 2019 • 44 min
Why webinars work. What makes a great webinar and a great podcast
Ep 12: 10 Commandments of Effective Communication
Oct 1, 2019 • 36 min
How to communicate with impact so that people understand and respect what you say
Ep 11: Interview with Michael & Phil of ‘Five in the Eye’
Jul 29, 2019 • 53 min
Interview with Michael & Phil of Five
Ep 10: Quick Communication Quiz - what’s your score?
Jul 9, 2019 • 30 min
What do you know about communication? Take the quiz
Ep. 9: Seven Deadly Sins of Public Speaking… (cue evil laugh!)
Jun 25, 2019 • 30 min
The mistakes we all make with our public speaking and how to avoid them
Ep 8: How body language works. An Interview with Mark Bowden
Jun 4, 2019 • 40 min
Woohoo!My first podcast interview and how awesome to be joined by human behaviour and body language expert, Mark Bowden is human behaviour and body language expert. He is the founder of Truthplane, a communication…
Ep.7: Handling difficult questions without looking like an impostor
May 21, 2019 • 36 min
How do you handle difficult questions at the end of your presentation?
Ep. 6: How to be funny in a speech (when you’re not that funny in real life)
May 7, 2019 • 35 min
How to be funny in a speech
Ep 5: The Four Fundamental Flaws of Leaders that Fail
Apr 23, 2019 • 33 min
What is leadership? What makes a leader great? What are reasons bad leaders fail?
Ep. 3: Part 2 - Greatest Speeches by Women - My Top Ten
Apr 8, 2019 • 36 min
Great Speeches by Women - Top Ten (Part 2)
Ep. 3: Part 1 - Greatest Speeches by Women - My Top Ten
Apr 3, 2019 • 37 min
Great Speeches by Women - Top Ten
Ep 2: The Extraordinarily Awesome Power of Storytelling to Persuade
Mar 18, 2019 • 36 min
How to use storytelling to persuade people to do what you want
Ep 1: The 5 Habits of Highly Charismatic People
Mar 4, 2019 • 47 min
What is charisma and how do you get it?
Intro Episode - Why this? Why me?
Feb 25, 2019 • 10 min
Intro episode