Monthly Archive: August 2008

Aug 13

Leadership: According to Toastmasters

I recently wrote a post about leadership and decided to write a follow-up after exploring the Toastmasters International website. They talk about how difficult it is to define leadership. People have different kinds of reactions to the word leadership, but we all seem to know good leadership when we see it.

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Aug 12

Humorous Speech Contest

Well contest season at Toastmasters is rapidly approaching… again. It only seems five minutes ago that we were approaching the International Speech contest, which was waaaay back in February this year. Yikes. Now we have the Humorous Speech contest. This is probably going to have to be an occasion where I take a back seat. …

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Aug 07

Leadership Skills

Leadership. We all know the term but we don’t always know what effective leadership is. Managers are leaders aren’t they? In my experience some are and some aren’t. It can be an easy concept to explain, but a difficult one to implement and implement well.

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