Toastmasters Humorous Speech Sample

An Extra Pair of Eyes – Humorous Speech Sample

A Humorous Speech Sample titled “An Extra Pair of Eyes” which I delivered at our Club’s Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, about how we hate our handicaps and how we should actually appreciate and count our blessings instead. I received the First Prize in the Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest and this is an extract from my […]

the art of impromptu speaking

The Art of Impromptu Speaking

Top Tips, Techniques, and Pitfalls on the Art of Impromptu Speaking in Public Impromptu speaking may sound more dangerous, more unglamorous and more difficult than prepared speaking – but it is a very important life skill. Imagine your boss asks you where you were when you returned after a long lunch break, or imagine your […]

Importance of Active Listening in Communication

Importance of Active Listening in Communication

Importance of Active Listening in Communication “When you talk, you are only repeating what you know. But if you listen, you may learn something which you don’t know.” Women often say that their husbands are the best secret keepers – they do not tell anyone because they themselves did not listen in the first place! […]

Toastmasters Humorous Speech Example

A Bit Short – Toastmasters Humorous Speech Sample

“A Bit Short” – Toastmasters Humorous Speech Sample from The Humorous Speech manual I recently delivered a  very funny yet inspirational speech titled “A Bit Short” at our Club’s International Speech Contest about falling short of our goals at the last minute and the importance of “going all the way” in order to achieve success. […]

tips on winning the toastmasters speech contests

10 Tips for Winning the Toastmasters Speech Contest – Infographic

10 Tips for Winning the Toastmasters Speech Contest Once a year, thousands of public speaking enthusiasts compete against each other to gain the title of “The World Champion of Public Speaking” which is the most coveted and highest title a Toastmaster can achieve in the public speaking arena. If you are seriously preparing for the Speech Contest, I […]

Effective tips on rehearsing your speech

Speech Rehearsal tips for Maximum Effectiveness

Speech Rehearsal tips for Maximum Effectiveness So you have crafted the perfect content for your presentation, polished your visual aids if any, prepared for the questions and answers session; but still, you feel you are not ready? Every speaker suffers from public speaking anxiety in one form or another. Despite speaking for years in front […]

Crafting the Content for your Toastmasters Speech Contest

Content Writing Tips for Toastmasters Speech Contest You took a deep breath, showed some bravery, and just nominated yourself to participate in the upcoming Prepared Speech Contest. The contest is coming up in a few weeks, and you have no clue what you are going to speak about. You are fully aware that mastering your […]

tips on making technical presentations

Five Powerful Tips on Technical Presentations

  Five Effective Tips on Technical Presentations which you should know Not many scientists and technical experts are good at presentation skills; as a result, there is a stereotype that technical speeches are very dry and boring. Whenever you imagine a technical talk, there are chances that you see a seemingly intelligent person with thick-rimmed […]

preparation tips for the toastmasters international speech contest

Preparing for the International Speech Contest

Preparing for the International Speech Contest If you are a member of Toastmasters, you would have definitely heard of Speech Contests. Once a year, thousands of public speaking enthusiasts compete against each other to gain the title of “The World Champion of Public Speaking” which is the most coveted and highest title a Toastmaster can […]

Maximizing the Benefits of Toastmasters

Maximizing the Benefits of Toastmasters

How to Reap Maximum Benefits of Toastmasters Everyone joins Toastmasters for a reason. Some join the Toastmasters program to improve English language skills, some join it to overcome their stage fear, some join it to become better leaders, and some join it to master their craft of public speaking. However, one reason is common – […]