Public Speaking Tip – The Best Toastmasters Advice I Ever Got

I used to cram as much information as possible into my Toastmasters speeches while still meeting the 5-7 minute time-limit. Which meant I had to speak really fast! And speaking fast is super tough, because speed kills. There’s no wiggle room for mistakes, forgotten lines, pauses or letting a phrase “sink in” with the audience. … Read more

Life Coach Reid Walley – Toastmasters Speech Contest – Study Together Stay Together

Reid Walley – Study Together Stay Together – Model Speaker for Toastmasters Evaluation Contest from Reid Walley on Vimeo. Event: Toastmasters Division F International Speech and Evaluation Contests Role: Model/target speaker Speech title: “Study Together; Stay Together” Date: April 23, 2010 Official time: approx 7 mins (within qualifying time limits) Contest Chairperson: MJ Kelly, Division … Read more

Testimonial for Toastmasters Speech 5

“One of the best “body language” speeches I’ve heard in a long time. Very animated! That’s what makes it work. Well assembled and organized. Great way to keep focus on just a few points.” Kevin Hrim, Toastmasters Area 51 Governor, District 39 (in response to my 5th Toastmasters speech) Toastmasters Speech 5 – Reid Walley … Read more

Life Coach Reid Walley – Toastmasters Speech 6 – Designing Happiness (Marriage 101)

Event: Toastmasters District 39, Area 51 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Role: Model/target speaker Speech title: “Designing Happiness” (Marriage 101) April 1, 2010. Toastmasters speech #6 (5-7 min) Official qualifying time: 5:45 Toastmaster: Kevin Hrim Evaluators: Tracy Starkey, Darien De Lu, Daniel Pastores, Arnold Kunst, Edward Hurff Toastmasters club: Capital City Toastmasters #142, Sacramento, CA … Read more