Toastmasters

My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 3 ‘Deliberate Practice’

Speech delivered at Alpha Toastmasters Club, Kotara 25/7/16   Ladies and gentlemen, I want you to take a moment to think of a skill, a skill that you deeply wish to acquire. Hold this skill in your mind for the next five to seven minutes. We will come back to it. How does one attain… Continue reading My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 3 ‘Deliberate Practice’

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My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 2 ‘Rhetorically Speaking’

In this grave hour, perhaps the most fateful in our history, we are at war. We are at war with emojis. We are at war with LOLs. We are at war with hashtags. We are losing the ability express ourselves and to persuade others. We have lost the power of rhetoric. Rhetoric can be loosely… Continue reading My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 2 ‘Rhetorically Speaking’

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My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 1 ‘The Icebreaker’

My journey since joining my local Toastmasters club has been thrilling, challenging and rewarding. You learn by doing, crafting a series of 10 speeches and delivering them to your fellow club members. It harnesses the power of peer-to-peer learning to create better speakers. The speeches I have witnessed from my fellow Toastmasters have had the… Continue reading My Toastmasters Speeches: Speech 1 ‘The Icebreaker’