Tag Archives: Toastmasters

Power of Words – you already have it

Words, we use them every day and think nothing of it. But words can have power. They can encourage, educate, support, slash or inspire. If you are like me, you probably underestimate the effect that your words have on the people … Continue reading

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Jour 14 – Day 14 : Baba and Guido

  ****************************************************************** Today I will share a memory.  When Guido ( my Grandpa) passed, there was a funeral service and then the mourners all went back to their church to have an informal sharing time and some food. There was … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse

For Better or Worse What I say, what you say, our words have an effect on others. Almost daily, I am reminded to be conscious of what I say.  I must not speak too quickly without thinking as I risk … Continue reading

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P and C go together

P and C go together   Praise and Criticism go together, like sweet and sour, if you believe in one, then you believe in the other. The trouble is we like praise, even if we feel like we don’t deserve … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts in my head today

Thought #1 – Life seems to be all about change and in my life I have initiated many new interests or employment in September, I guess that is when I am open to new challenges. Do you have a time … Continue reading

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Open Communication Tips for Leaders

These communication tips are from the Toastmasters.org website and are not my original thoughts. I  am sharing them as a reminder to myself and maybe as helpful tips to anyone else who wants to encourage honest feedback, suggestions, and receive … Continue reading

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