Monthly Archives: March 2016

Building Leaders

How to Become an Ideal Leader When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don’t seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the … Continue reading

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Taking The Fear Out Of Public Speaking

  Do you “feel the fear” when asked to do some Public Speaking? Public Speaking is still one of our greatest fears and it turns grown men and women into nervous wrecks. The mere thought of it turns our tongue … Continue reading

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Calming Your Nervousness

7 Public Speaking Survival Tips I used to be terrified of public speaking – now it’s natural and fun. Dry mouth, fast heart, sweaty palms, blank mind – yeah I’ve been there! It’s easy to fear public speaking. But I … Continue reading

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Some Reasons To Join Toastmasters

WHEN YOU JOIN TOASTMASTERS Over the next few weeks I will be sharing with you 100 reasons to join Toastmasters. You may have heard the name before. You may have read some articles in the paper. You may have heard … Continue reading

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Speaking About Time

Have you ever thought about the relationship between time and public speaking? I just read this really neat blog by Andrew Dlugan of SixMinutes “On the surface, you engage your audience second by second, stringing together words into sentences that, … Continue reading

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Develop Leadership and Communication Skills With Toastmasters

How to Become an Ideal Leader When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don’t seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the … Continue reading

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Understanding

Make it Understandable If your audience doesn’t understand you, they can’t be persuaded by you. To be an effective communicator, you’ve first got to be a clear communicator. To be a clear communicator, you must use words, phrases, examples, and … Continue reading

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Speech Topics

First, if you are looking for a persuasive speech topic, you must know that the more controversial the speech topics, are the more response you will get from your audiences. The topic sentence has to be short, declarative sentence that … Continue reading

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Stories

WHERE DO WE FIND STORIES? by J.A. Gamache Third place Champion at the 2001 Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking There are many tools you can use to illustrate a speech. You could show an image, quote a statistic … Continue reading

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Are You a Preacher?

Pulpit Presenters: 12 Speaking Lessons from the Clergy by Ed Tate (see biography below) “Daddy are you going to church to hear the word of God or to take speaker notes from the preacher?” That question was asked of me … Continue reading

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