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Speaking with humor can be challenging, especially for those who believe they are not funny. We all have a sense of humor. However, many speakers prefer to keep that sense well-hidden for fear of losing credibility with their audience.
I focus on how well speakers incorporate and demonstrate mastery of the skills from the Pathways lesson. As members progress, I still watch for the basic skills, but in a more nuanced way….
I recently attended an online networking event which I refer to as the new networking. At the end of the meeting I felt better than any previous networking event. I felt content, energized, motivated, and even supported.
Imagine connecting with fellow Toastmasters in your dream company or meeting your potential hiring manager in Toastmasters International webinars. LinkedIn and Toastmasters could totally make this happen.
Before Covid-19 led us to move our Toastmasters’ meetings online, I had the opportunity to attend my very first club...
Anytime I visit a new city, country, or continent for that matter, part of my Toastmasters mission is to look up and visit clubs. Over the last 6 years as a Toastmaster, I have had the opportunity of visiting over 20 clubs across 5 continents. Naturally, when the Antarctica opportunity came up, I looked up clubs to visit there too.
I’ve been to a few TLI’s over the years. They’ve all been good, but this TLI seemed extra-ordinary. During Pres Vasilev’s entertaining keynote speech he shared his personal methods and mentors’ advice on practicing for and delivering his World Champion Speech.
On a sunny October morning, Toastmasters gathered at Synopsys in Mountain View for District 101’s first Fall Fusion event. Greeting us at the registration table was Spider-Man (apparently, the secret identity of…
Celebrating success injects life into an organization, making it worthwhile for members to contribute to its long-term success. Leadership luncheon was an opportunity to recognize all the contributions made in the past year and to ring in the new with a renewed sense of purpose.
Have you ever had this experience happen to you – you are looking at a page that says Pathways on the Toastmasters International website. You click on buttons, see a video, but have no clue how to get a course. Or maybe you are the VP of Education at your club and are not quite sure how to certify people who have completed a path…
Many changes have transpired since I first entered Toastmasters leadership over thirty years ago. Cell phones, Apple watches and the countless other electronic devices that we now use on a daily basis did not exist.