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More on the Power of Stories

Storytelling is powerful!   Storytelling, when done right, can change lives!   Storytelling can build or break down great institutions – even governments!   So it is worthwhile for everyone to study story; to study its theory but, even better, to master its practice.

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How we evolve as speakers

Last night I presented to my Toastmasters’ Club a speech which I called, The White Room.  This speech was of a spiritual-philosophical nature and the type of presentation I would have shied away from giving in my earlier Toastmaster days.   Now, I can step up and present such subject matter.

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Whacky tips for Unique Table Topics Answers

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.

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How you say it!

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!’

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