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Choosing A New Path – Pathways

Toastmasters International has introduced a new educational program entitled “Pathways”.  It is designed to fit in more with the way people learn and work by choosing a new path instead of following the old manuals. Those who have been using … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Communication

The Many Faces of Communication Facebook Messenger Instagram Snapchat Facebook Live Blogs Face Time Books Records Podcasts YouTube Text Messages Telephone Fax Telegram Handwritten note Speech Radio Email Voice mail Skype Twitter Newspaper Face-to-Face What is your favourite way to … Continue reading

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Song Lyrics and Scrapbooking?

Need A Scrapbook Journaling Idea?  Try using song lyrics in your next layout. Song lyrics can be a great source of title and page inspiration for a scraper. Music and songs play an important part in our lives. Hearing a … Continue reading

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New Puppy – Old Tricks

Presentation Skills: A New Puppy Can Learn an Old Trick by Darren LaCroix, CSP Do you look for presentation tips everywhere you can? There are lessons all around you if you look. With my passion for teaching presentation skills, sometimes … Continue reading

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Make It Memorable

Here are the top 5 strategies you can use to make sure every presentation is a showstopper. 1.  Realize 90% of Nervousness Doesn’t Even Show The audience usually can’t see the telltale symptoms of nervousness.  The butterflies, the shaky hands or … Continue reading

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How To Put Your Audience To Sleep

Ten Tips to Put Your Audience to Sleep Have you ever fallen asleep when listening to a speech or presentation? Sometimes a little nap during a presentation can boost your energy for the rest of the day. Speakers- if you want … Continue reading

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Public Speaking and Your Business

When asked, the majority of people would claim that their greatest fear is getting up in front of a crowd and giving a speech. People in business often don’t know how to address a group of people who are wanting … Continue reading

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Finding A Speech Topic

Although this seems difficult at times, there are many things we can speak about, we simply need to be open to “listening” to the world around us for topics. For instance, one night last month I was sitting on my … Continue reading

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What Is Body Language Anyway?

What is Body Language? Body language is the unspoken or non-verbal mode of communication that we do in every single aspect of our interaction with another person. It is like a mirror that tells us what the other person thinks and … Continue reading

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Procrastination

” Procrastination:  to be slow or late about doing something that should be done : to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc.” Although I have been busy … Continue reading

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