Toastmasters Speeches

Giving A Toastmasters Speech With Only 5 Minutes To Prepare!

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…

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Public Speaking Tip: The 4-Hour Speech Draft

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…

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Life Coach Reid Walley – Toastmasters Speech 10 – If You Don't Follow Your Passion, You Suck!

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: Danny Pastores Toastmaster: Danny Pastores Club: Capital City Toastmasters #142 Location: Sacramento, CA No notes used Books mentioned: StrengthsFinder 2.0 – by…

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