I could never be thankful enough of the day I decided to join Toastmasters, as it has transformed my world, and now I would never settle for anything less.
He may be young in years but his achievements are plentiful. Meet Navaneeth Ganesh the youngest DTM in all of South Asia and the fifth youngest DTM in the world. Read on as he shares his experience on the journey to being such a young DTM.
You see people rushing in numbers to pick the best seat, the front? The back? The aisle? The center? In other words: where is the best place to sit to watch the most awaited event of the convention
Next up in our rendezvous series, Toastmaster Milton, the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ recipient, opens about his Toastmaster journey. Here we go.
Toastmaster Noorain Mohammed Nadim, who was awarded the title ‘Best Toastmaster In District 82’ at Ovation 2016, opens about her Toastmaster journey, and how it has changed her life for good. Here we go.
The world champion of public speaking. This is a title sought out by many Toastmasters across the world every year. Yet only ten individuals will even have a chance of returning home with this title. How exactly did these individuals come close to such a feat? Tons of hard work is the short answer. The long answer will vary depending on which of these individuals you ask.
So the big day is here and you have to present that important speech. You’ve done everything that you can do to ready yourself for it. You picked the topic, did the research, wrote the speech, and have practised so much you feel you’re beginning to sound like a parrot. But still you are nervous. In fact you’re so nervous you think you could botch the whole thing up. Calm down!
Table topics is my favorite part of Toastmasters meeting. I believe it is one opportunity to flex the creative cells inside our brains. I believe it is more important to give an outstanding uncommon answer than a common safe answer. Though the success rate might be lower, eventually the answers will stand out very often.
A speech reaches audience faster when every element of it makes its mark. A winning speech may have many ingredients and one main component is the voice clarity and modulation in which the speech is rendered. A properly modulated speech will trigger the expected emotion in the audience. Modulation ensures that your content reaches the audience and is purely dependent on ‘How you say it!’
As a new Research Scientist in a large firm – Joe had a task of publishing a monthly memo to all the employees updating R&D activities every month – and any key idea or point that R&D wanted to communicate. Joe did this boring task for many years – a report even fellow research scientists won’t be enthused to read. One day he struck an idea – he created a character as the research scientist and also named him.
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