Monthly Archives: November 2015

No Notes

Speaking Without Notes We often admire speakers who “just stand up and talk” at Toastmasters meetings; no notes, no lectern hugging and no flat-sounding recitations. We can do that, too. The secret is in the preparation. The first step is … Continue reading

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Get a job

Because you’re a Toastmaster! Four out of five surveyed in the National Association of Colleges and Employers NACE) Job Outlook 2016 said they look for leadership skills on the candidate’s resume. (http://www.naceweb.org/about-us/press/employers-seek-leadership-teamwork-skills.aspx ). Employers rated leadership skills second only to academic major … Continue reading

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In case of a Thanksgiving Party

Speak at Thanksgiving Dinner Holidays bring celebrations and celebrations bring . . .  speeches! We can be especially thankful for Toastmaster training when someone invites us to “say a few words before dinner.” It’s wise to be prepared to speak … Continue reading

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