Category Archives: Toastmasters

Seeing the Sun Through the Clouds

Spring makes me optimistic, and we all need that idea of more warmth and sunshine after winter’s long cold night and shorter daylight. I had to face up to lack of success recently, not failure. I am learning to see … Continue reading

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Take your gift with both hands!

I subscribe to just two magazines, one is Toastmasters Magazine. It arrives each month with stories, and tips from around the world with respect to the international organization that is Toastmasters. The magazine this time included information about Koala Lumpur (use … Continue reading

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Tennis is not the only place where Serve is Important

A lot of people, myself included, are watching the French Open, which is an annual tennis tournament in France. Voila! As you watch the competitors you notice many things, that they towel their face a great deal, there are a … Continue reading

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Fence Sitting hurts, and gets you nowhere

Life is daily decision making. Some are easy, like where where to eat lunch, or deciding on what book to read. Some decision are huge, what career should you follow? Where should you live? ¬†Should I get married? I suppose … Continue reading

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You can’t not communicate if you want to succeed

I talked to a young guest at a Toastmasters meeting last week. He is a student studying criminology. It was his second time as a guest to our club. He spoke about how Toastmasters could help him with his self-confidence … Continue reading

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Go to the Edge, and Live without Regrets.

I have been having this thought in my mind about “Going to the Edge“. Terry Fox went to the Edge, Rick Hanson went to the Edge. What I am thinking is that these were people who had a vision, they … Continue reading

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