I volunteered to participate as a speech contestant in a mock speech contest, officiated by Matt Peterson, during the Feb 15, 2014, Sacramento Toastmasters Leadership Institute training. I had not prepared a speech – on purpose. My goal is to see how far my Toastmasters – and in particular, Toastmasters’ Table Topics – training can take … Read more
Draft a speech on Monday to be delivered 4 days later, on Friday. Turns out I spent only 4 hours crafting the 10 minute speech. And it went really well! Inspired by an article in Toastmaster Magazine’s April 2011 edition entitled “How to Write Your Speech in One Hour” (pg. 8), I set out with … Read more
1st place winner, Reid Walley, at this evening’s Area 51/52 Toastmasters International Speech Contest! Woot! Now on to the next round of contests starting April 20, 2012 in Sacramento, CA.
Title: “One Smile Per Argument” Contest level: Area Club: Capital City Toastmasters #142, Sacramento, CA – District 39, Area 51 Contest location: Sutter Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA Date: Mar 24, 2011
Sept 9, 2010, Sacramento, CA District 39, Area 51
Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest 2010 – Life Coach Reid Walley – 2nd Place Winner from Reid Walley on Vimeo. Title: “A Good-Night’s Sleep” Contest level: Area Club: Capital City Toastmasters, Sacramento, CA – District 39, Area 51 Contest location: Sutter/Buhler Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA Date: Sept 9, 2010
I completed my 10th Toastmasters Competent Communicator speech on June 28, 2010. The certificate arrived last week. Yay!
Life Coach Reid Walley – Toastmasters Speech 10 – If You Don’t Follow Your Passion, You Suck! from Reid Walley on Vimeo. Title: “If You Don’t Follow Your Passion, You Suck!” Date: June 28, 2010 Toastmasters speech number: 10 Toastmasters manual: Competent Communicator Time limit: 8-10 minutes Official time: 10:34 (disqualified by 4 seconds) Evaluator: … Read more