Category Archive: Toastmasters

Apr 30

Toastmasters in the U.S.

I wanted to write about my experiences of Toastmasters in the U.S. compared with my experiences with it in the U.K. While the main focus will be geared towards fellow Toastmasters, I will try provide useful information for the non-member too. The great thing about Toastmasters is that essentially you can pretty much go to …

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Jun 12

Humorously Speaking, part 3

Here’s a post about the 3rd project in the Humorously Speaking manual. The first video in this series is viewable here Humorously Speaking 1. and the 2nd post is here. There’s more to creating humour than just comedy writing techniques; this video goes “beyond the rule of three”. As I’ve said before, if you want …

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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 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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