Tag Archives: Toastmasters International

Slow down you move too fast, you got to make the moments last

Blogging can be difficult especially if you judge your blog by visits in a day.  I am thrilled when I get a lot of visits in one day and disappointed when the visits are in the single digit. I have … Continue reading

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Self Imposed Barriers

What is it about self-imposed barriers? We do it all the time, afraid to talk in front of groups,  not trying something (for me it’s dancing) because we’re not good at it; so we say we don’t want to do … Continue reading

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Attitude is all you control

My next speech for me for Toastmasters I am going to try to a humorous speech and this is going to be a challenge for me so I am going to start right away to start drafting that speech. Talking … Continue reading

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What phase of FACEBOOK are you in?

One of the many nice things about Toastmasters is discussing different themes. The theme for our last meeting was FACEBOOK.  FACEBOOK is the social phenomena connecting more than 300 hundred million people around the world and making Billions of $$$ … Continue reading

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Have you ever started, and stopped before the top?

I do this, and many people do this. We have an idea, a vision, and we begin towards a goal. Then we stop, and  never make it. Imagine the climber, maybe that’s you.  The night before the climb, the climber … Continue reading

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Learning on the Net – Yoga and Toastmasters !

After only a little bit of searching I found another yoga blog that I liked, and was encouraged by. . A favorite topic of mine is headstands because there is something special about them. I remember learning by flipping my … Continue reading

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Just like Cheers, but no Norm :)

Remember the show called Cheers? The show took place in Boston in a pub. Norm was the funny guy always at the end of the bar. The theme song said you were welcome and you felt at home. I have … Continue reading

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Music soothes the unsettled mind

So much to tell you today. What really stands out to me from the recent Toastmasters Conference in Osoyoos, BC was the warmth of people there. Most of the people there were cheering for everyone in all the contests, whether … Continue reading

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What a Leader! In Dedication to Timothy M. Murray

As a member of Toastmasters Club – I am privy to hearing inspiring speeches from fellow members.  The speech may be impromptu in a response to a Table Topics challenge or it can one of the Competent Communicator speeches. Today … Continue reading

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Toastmasters & Trooper

Besides alliteration – what’s the connection? Toastmasters International is having a conference May 5, 6, and 7 in Osoyoos, BC during the Spring Wine Festival.  If you attend the conference, you will have fun, be challenged and have a great time. … Continue reading

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