Board briefing – 2014 Toastmasters International Convention

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Event though I couldn’t make it to KL, I was able to watch the board briefing live on-line. Daniel Rex commented that our organization grew by over 7% this year! – 7.3 percent membership growth – 17.2 percent new club growth – Five new countries added Toastmasters clubs (Guinea, Iraq, Liberia, Uganda, Uruguay) – The […]

2014 – Happy New Year’s post

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With so many friends and such posting book lists on Twitter, Facebook and their blogs, I thought I should do something original and post my favorites of 2013 and “to be read” list for the start of 2014. What was awesome in 2013: – David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell. This guy can’t write a bad […]

Last post of 2012

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Are you ready with your 2013 resolution(s)? Me neither. If you’re anything like me, you were banking on the Mayans calling it correctly, and you haven’t even thought about 2013, much less what you’ll do better in the new year. Luckily, I uncovered an lost Mayan rumor that taught me a valuable lesson about resolutions. […]

2012 TI Convention – The WCPS Timer’s Perspective

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This year, I had the honor of serving as an Official Timer for the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking. That’s right, front row center, baby! In a change this year, TI is using a laptop to serve as the official timing device, which seemed to be a PowerPoint programmed to display a green […]