2017 Toastmasters Convention Prep

The Toastmasters International Convention is coming next week, and once again I can’t wait to be there! There will be great speakers, awesome contests and lots of seeing good friends again for four full days. Here’s the schedule of events – https://www.toastmasters.org/Events/2017-International-Convention/Schedule If you can’t be there, [...]

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LinkedIn: Where Leaders Communicate

Editors Note: This post is an opinion piece on Toastmasters new branding initiative. If I asked you wether you not you had already read the information on TI's website about [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Darren LaCroix

Speaking "Outside" of Toastmasters for Fun, Profit and Club Building! was the first session of the day for Thursday at the convention. Has you probably know, Darren is a fan [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Thursday sing-a-long

Tonight was the first official sing-a-long at this year's convention. I came in a bit late, but in time to see Tammy Miller doing an amusing auction song. Next was [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Cockpit Communication Lessons that work anywhere

Editor's note: these are raw notes. I'll fix them later today or tomorrow. Karen Baetzel, a Navy aviator with over 2,000 flight hours discussed (battle ax consulting [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Accredited Speaker

I was psyched. I was ready. I couldn't wait. In 2009, I had the good fortune to see Johnny Campbell speak at the TI Convention. This year, I heard he was speaking at the 2011 [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – E is for Excellence in Speaking and Leading

Dana LaMon in an Accredited Speaker and World Champion of Public Speaking. His session, E is for Excellence in Speaking and Leading was in front of a full house (over 400 [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Opening Ceremonies and Speakers

The convention is underway! Cool stuff right off the bat: 1. Parade of flags (always awesome) 2. Seeing friends carrying so many flags 3. Free book from one of the featured [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Board Briefing

Editors note: These are raw notes from the board briefing at the TI Convention. I'll post updated info in the next week or so. Today's Toastmaster International Board [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – TM and You

The Toastmasters and You session is an overview of the roles of Region Advisor, International Director, and International Officer positions in Toastmasters International. [...]

Toastmasters 2011 Convention – Brand Workshop

I've posted on the new brand launch on our District 22 website: http://district22.wordpress.com/2011/08/17/where-leaders-are-made/ Check out the Toastmasters Website for [...]