Tag Archives: Toastmasters

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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5 foot tall, 100 pounds – Mountain Conqueror

I recently had a discussion with a friend who has set 7 worthwhile goals for themselves. I confess 7 goals had me thinking and this morning at the auspicious time of 5:30 a.m. I realized it reminded me of Shailee … Continue reading

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Vancouver convention Toastmasters

  The 86th Annual International Toastmasters Convention was August 22-26, 2017. I have been looking forward to attending for years. Why? I have attended District conferences in spring and fall and they are fun.  This is a much bigger event, … Continue reading

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The Power You Have Now

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 might underestimate the effect that your words have on the people … Continue reading

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