Month: September 2011

Toastmasters: 20 isn’t the goal

Sitting at the Toastmasters International Convention, I watched as a friend of mine went to the stage to receive an award on behalf of her district.  They [...]

Speaking Tips: Language use – word pairs

Have you ever heard the wrong word used to describe something, and realized the mistake happened because of similarities? Here are a couple of examples, and [...]

How Can I Help?

I'm reading Great on the Job, by Jodi Glickman. Early in the book, the author asserts that asking "How can I help?" may cause more problems than it [...]

Evaluate!

What does it take to be a great evaluator in Toastmasters? More importantly (as we enter the contest season), how do you give a winning evaluation? First - [...]