Toastmasters D22 Conference: Arlen Businetz’s ED talk

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Arlen Busenitz gave an awesome 22-minute ED talk at this weekend’s conference on the value of Appreciation. Arlen had three specific keys to showing appreciation: 1. Be Specific – everyone shouldn’t be “great” 2. Be Sincere – eye contact and pause. Second technique – Wave and leave. (Don’t use praise to lead into a criticism […]

Toastmasters D22 Conference: Ryan Avery’s Keynote

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Today, the 2012 World Champion of Public Speaking, Ryan Avery, spoke today as the opening keynote for our 2013 Spring Conference. Ryan told an awesome story about his journey toward becoming the World Champion of Public Speaking. Turns out there might be more to it than you thought. Imagine spending hours every day of the […]