Lisa B. Marshall
Communication Expert and Host on Quick and Dirty Tips

Lisa B. Marshall helps organizations and individuals to improve productivity through more effective, engaging and compelling communication. Marshall focuses on science, technology and business professionals such as MDs, DOs, DDSs, PhDs, PharmDs, Computer Scientists, MBAs, CPAs, CFPs, and JDs.


Marshall is the host and creator of “The Public Speaker” this fun, friendly, and practical Internet radio show that reaches a worldwide audience with over 135,000 downloads each month. Lisa has been interviewed by USA Today, Regan Communications Group, The Scientist, Prevention Magazine and others. She holds a master’s degree in interpersonal, organizational and intercultural communication.


Lisa is fun and easy to work with.  She ensures a successful program with intensive pre-program research.  These activities can include sample submissions, participant interviews, surveys, and focus group discussions that allow her to create focused, unique programs that cater to each audience.


She has lectured, trained and coached in the US, China, Malaysia, England, Germany and Spain. Lisa’s speaking style is “Very practical and empowering.” “Very high-energy, entertaining, and content rich.” “Engaging, effective, informative, and fun.” “Enjoyed her sense of humor and real life examples.” “Her material is fresh (far from generic) and highly customized.” “She is passionate and her enthusiasm resonates.”

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Smart Talk
The Public Speaker’s Guide to Success in Every Situation
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- Have you ever been put on the spot and kicked yourself later for not having a substantial, confident response? - Have you ever lost out on a...

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An essential primer for life after college from the experts at Quick and Dirty Tips.

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Lisa Marshall tells you how to avoid the most common interviewing mistakes and arms you with the specific skills needed to rise above the rest.

Reducing Team Conflict: Lisa's presentation on working with difficult people, and how to assuage professional conflicts and build better teams.
Secrets of Persuasion: Why people say "Yes:" A discussion of the secrets of persuasion that Lisa has discovered in her many years as a public speaker.
Top Ten Tips for Compelling Presentations: The top ways that you and your team can make compelling, convincing presentations to your colleagues.
Art of Speaking Science: Lisa talks about the art and science of public speaking.
Expert Presentations for Professional Women: As the title suggests, a discussion of the specific challanges women face in presenting to their peers.
I Hated Networking, But Relationships Matter: A talk on the hows and whys of networking, and how our networks can be the lifeblood of business.
What the Hell Can Social Media Do For Us?: As a podcaster for the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, Lisa discusses the ins-and-outs of social media, podcasting, and other forms of online communication.

Praise for Smart Talk "Lisa B. Marshall's Smart Talk is the kind of book that feels at once fun to read and yet something that requires a pen and note paper. Busy? Not an excuse. Dig in." 
- Chris Brogan, CEO of Human Business Works, New York Times bestselling author

"Smart Talk teaches you to unleash the enchanting person inside you. It will help you end clumsy conversation, pitiful persuasion, and impotent influence." 
- Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author and Apple evangelist     "Lisa is a dynamic and engaging public speaker, and this book shows you how to be an amazing communicator as well. No business person or educator should be without Smart Talk. Deep and wide, yet beautifully simple, it’s a fantastic read. Should be required reading for every graduating student." - Garr Reynolds, author of Presentation Zen and The Naked Presenter  
"Lisa Marshall’s book gives you a tool kit to get results. One of the most painful things I’ve witnessed is watching people who want to introduce themselves but are held back by their own doubts...This is the book I’d like to glue on a stick and hit them over the head with." - Christopher S. Penn, digital marketing executive, bestselling author, and actual ninja