Month: July 2010

Writing the Icebreaker: Part two

In Part one, you learned the first steps to creating an Icebreaker speech; the first speech you will give in your Toastmasters club. For this lesson, we'll [...]

Writing vs Speaking – is there a difference?

I read another great post today on Men with Pens. This post, titled How to find your writing voice leads with the same picture as this post (yes, I stole it). [...]

Writing the Icebreaker: Part one

For the next few days, let's learn about crafting an Icebreaker speech for a Toastmasters meeting. The Icebreaker is generally the first speech given in a [...]

Holiday Review: 4th of July

The Fourth of July is a wonderful holiday, especially for Americans. Plenty of good food, great times with the family and ... uh ... lots of [...]

Professional Speaking: The one-pager

Are you using the best market tools at your disposal? What have you shipped lately? In the book The Six Figure Speaker, author Cathleen Fillmore discusses a [...]

Toastmasters: Why the DCP?

Are you a member who struggles to understand (or care about) the Distinguished Club Program? Imagine yourself at a running track, and all of your [...]

Toastmasters: Starting the new year

We’re already on the road to having a great year! Over 380 Officer positions were trained this season just in June! Great job to all of those that helped [...]