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A Podcast Production of Toastmasters District 10

A Podcast Production of Toastmasters District 10

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United States

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A Podcast Production of Toastmasters District 10

Language:

English

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Episodes

Thanks Giving in Toastmasters “Thank You, Toastmasters”

11/26/2020
Should you say “thank you, Toastmasters” at the end of your speech? We are celebrating Thanksgiving here in the United States this week. It’s a time to think about the things we’re grateful for and express our gratitude to those who have blessed us. I am extremely grateful to many Toastmasters I have met over … Continue reading "Thanks Giving in Toastmasters “Thank You, Toastmasters”" The post Thanks Giving in Toastmasters “Thank You, Toastmasters” appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:09:07

Reflecting on Your Path: Toastmasters Finale

10/28/2020
Let’s take a look at the Toastmasters Path final project: Reflect on Your Path. Reflect on Your Toastmasters Path Have you ever cleaned out a garage or storage shed and had the great sense of completion that one gigantic task is done? It’s so satisfying when you close the door and you know that it’s … Continue reading "Reflecting on Your Path: Toastmasters Finale" The post Reflecting on Your Path: Toastmasters Finale appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:11:56

Toastmasters Speech Contest: Are You In?

10/14/2020
Sometime in the next few months, your Toastmasters club is going to hold a contest. For new members, a Toastmasters speech contest sounds maybe a bit… childish? unnecessarily competitive? waste of time? I suspect that you’ve never seen a Toastmasters speech contest. On today’s podcast, let’s take a look at one of the biggest events … Continue reading "Toastmasters Speech Contest: Are You In?" The post Toastmasters Speech Contest: Are You In? appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:12:23

A Professional Presentation at Toastmasters?

10/8/2020
I’ve mentioned my friend Terry in previous episodes. Terry owns a painting company here in Ohio. Because of his successful business, he was asked to give a 45-minute break-out professional presentation session at an international conference about how he built his business. If you were in his shoes, what would you have done? Many people … Continue reading "A Professional Presentation at Toastmasters?" The post A Professional Presentation at Toastmasters? appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:13:28

Area Director Visits

9/23/2020
Get ready for your area director visits now. Toastmasters International is a worldwide organization. We are seeing massive growth outside of the United States, where Toastmasters is based. Do you ever wonder how they manage over 300 thousand members and thousands of clubs? Do they know what’s happening in the clubs? How do they know … Continue reading "Area Director Visits" The post Area Director Visits appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:18:31

Your Online Meeting Agenda: The Power Tool You Need

9/16/2020
What does your online meeting agenda look like to a guest of your club? What? You don’t have one? Can you imagine trying to cut down a tree with a power saw – without starting it up? Absolutely ludicrous idea, isn’t it? The power tool is designed to be used to solve a problem quickly … Continue reading "Your Online Meeting Agenda: The Power Tool You Need" The post Your Online Meeting Agenda: The Power Tool You Need appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:18:49

The General Evaluator Creates Great Meetings

9/9/2020
What’s a general evaluator? What do they do? Why should you take on the role? As I was chatting with my protege Joy today about tomorrow’s meeting, she told me that it took her 3 weeks to figure out how to spell our club’s name. Yeah, Cuyahoga is not the easiest word to spell or … Continue reading "The General Evaluator Creates Great Meetings" The post The General Evaluator Creates Great Meetings appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:13:33

Come Back to Toastmasters

9/2/2020
Peole leave Toastmasters clubs for many reasons. What reasons do we have for them to come back to Toastmasters? In today’s podcast, we have interviewed past District 10 Governor Deonna More Taylor. She’s a 7.5 time DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster Award) with the next one just one project away from completion. Deonna More Taylor, DTM x … Continue reading "Come Back to Toastmasters" The post Come Back to Toastmasters appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:17:27

Customize Your Toastmasters Path

8/26/2020
How do you customize your Toastmasters experience? “At least, they didn’t have to amputate my foot.” That’s how my conversation with Joy, my Toastmasters protege, started yesterday. “What?” I must have screeched into her ear. “I think it might make a good speech at the Toastmasters meeting,” she continued. Ya think? Joy is a gifted … Continue reading "Customize Your Toastmasters Path" The post Customize Your Toastmasters Path appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:15:38

Adding Images and Vision to Your Speeches

8/19/2020
How do you show your audience what you want them to see? How do you add images that support the vision of your speech? The Nature of Communication Like dance, like acting, public speaking is a movement of ideas from the artist to the audience. I believe that public speaking is an art. It comes … Continue reading "Adding Images and Vision to Your Speeches" The post Adding Images and Vision to Your Speeches appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:16:50

Your Speech Introduction: Sell Your Speech First

8/12/2020
How an introduction visit to a different Toastmasters meeting changed my club meeting participation forever. Two shocking changes improved our Toastmasters meetings – you can do these too! Do you get emails with this kind of subject line? Do you see ads with phrases like “You won’t believe what happened next!” Yep, me too. In … Continue reading "Your Speech Introduction: Sell Your Speech First" The post Your Speech Introduction: Sell Your Speech First appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:14:57

Toastmasters Triple Crown and Smedley Awards

8/5/2020
What are your goals this year in Toastmasters? Have you given that much thought? What if you decide to think big and go for a Triple Crown? What’s a Triple Crown, you ask? Today on Toastmasters 101, let’s discuss your work and what you can do to win three awards in this Toastmasters year. Do … Continue reading "Toastmasters Triple Crown and Smedley Awards" The post Toastmasters Triple Crown and Smedley Awards appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:12:09

Table Topics: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

7/29/2020
The fear of public speaking is an insidious thing. It grabs us when we have time to prepare our presentation, and its hold is just as strong when we don’t have time to prepare. But so much of our communication is impromptu speaking – how do we cope with our fear of public speaking when … Continue reading "Table Topics: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking" The post Table Topics: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:19:36

2 Keys to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

7/22/2020
Let’s talk about dealing with your body’s reactions to your fear of public speaking Our bodies are supposed to do what we want them to do, right? So why do we get the shakes, feel our knees go weak, or get nauseated as we approach the podium to give a speech? My friend Joy said … Continue reading "2 Keys to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking" The post 2 Keys to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:20:29

Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking: Your Voice

7/15/2020
Last week, we talked about overcoming your fear of public speaking. This week is part 2 – your voice. Overcoming your fear when you think everyone can hear your fear in your voice? This is the battle we face. It’s very hard to talk about fear. I spent hours writing this podcast and feeling really … Continue reading "Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking: Your Voice" The post Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking: Your Voice appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:16:11

Overcome Fear of Public Speaking with Toastmasters

7/7/2020
What’s your biggest challenge in public speaking? Is it overcoming your fear of public speaking? Do you struggle to tell your stories? Does the stage fright scare you off? Are filler words filling up your speeches? Maybe you’re lost with no idea what to give a speech about? At one point or another, we all … Continue reading "Overcome Fear of Public Speaking with Toastmasters" The post Overcome Fear of Public Speaking with Toastmasters appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:16:35

Toastmasters Speech Project FAIL

7/1/2020
If you’ve been in Toastmasters very long, you’ve probably seen the Toastmasters speech project that went wrong. So wrong. Cringe-worthy bad. The speech that makes you look at the cobweb in the corner of the room and try to avoid eye-contact with the speaker. Yeah, that speech. Here’s a small consolation: we’ve all done it. … Continue reading "Toastmasters Speech Project FAIL" The post Toastmasters Speech Project FAIL appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:15:57

Club Success Plan Meeting

6/24/2020
Are you a new Toastmasters club officer? Have you heard about the club success plan meeting? I got a message on Linked In last week from Roy Monarch, a Toastmaster from the Word Doctors club in Texas. He asked, “Do you have a plan what we could model as we work on our first DCP … Continue reading "Club Success Plan Meeting" The post Club Success Plan Meeting appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:17:19

New Toastmasters and Ice Breaker Speeches

6/17/2020
We’ve got a new member or two in our Toastmasters club. They’re working through the Toastmasters education program Pathways and selected their paths. As they get ready to give their ice breaker speeches, I’ve been asked for advice. What do you tell someone who’s getting ready to give their first speech in Toastmasters? Today, we’ll … Continue reading "New Toastmasters and Ice Breaker Speeches" The post New Toastmasters and Ice Breaker Speeches appeared first on Toastmasters 101.

Duration:00:12:13

Distinguished Club Program and New Club Awards

6/10/2020
Let’s talk about the Distinguished Club Program (DCP) and the new Toastmasters International Club Recognition Awards. How do you know that a club is serving its members well? Toastmasters International created a metric to help determine the strengths of a local club. We call it the Distinguished Club Program or DCP, because we Toastmasters love … Continue reading "Distinguished Club Program and New Club Awards" The post Distinguished Club Program and New Club Awards appeared first on...

Duration:00:18:10