Monthly Archive: April 2009

Apr 29

Twitter and Presentations: The Ultimate Interruption?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you would’ve heard about Twitter.  Now, it seems, even live presenters aren’t immune from it’s charms.  Speaker Olivia Mitchell blogged about using Twitter in a presentation. She provides some very useful tips on harnessing the power of this new social communication tool…

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Apr 24

Humorously Speaking, part2

Here’s a post about the 2nd project in the Humorously Speaking manual. The first video in this series is viewable here Humorously Speaking 1. This video is especially useful if you’re considering doing the Humorously Speaking Manual. Remember also, that the Humorous Speech Contest comes up once a year. This vid is also a good …

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Apr 19

Susan Boyle – a Lesson in Humour

Susan Boyle Singing

(Photo source Examiner.com) By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the singing sensation Susan Boyle? She’s the overnight singing sensation who recently appeared on Britain’s Got Talent. She’s a 47 year old unemployed lass from Scotland, who just gave an amazing rendition of an Elaine Page song. Why am I talking about Susan Boyle on …

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Apr 18

Humorously Speaking, project 1

Are you a member of Toastmasters International and have completed your 10 speeches earning you Competent Communicator status and are looking to start the Advanced Manuals? Maybe you’re considering doing the Humorously Speaking Manual? Keep in mind that the Humorous Speech Contest comes up once a year. Or perhaps you just want to learn an …

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Apr 07

BBC 2 Programme The Speaker

So Reality T.V. finally does speaking. Like some sort of bad cross between Big Brother and The X Factor; The Speaker is a new series that looks to find Britain’s Best Young Speaker. Quite an interesting topic for a programme and something that helps raise awareness for this craft and, hopefully, Toastmasters International. But it’s …

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