We often read books (Fiction or Non-Fiction) and stop there. But few of us create notes. A few more creates summaries too. If you want to add ultimate value to your social media presence or your personal brand, prepare a presentation about the Book. The presentation can be simply presenting summary. The presentation can be… Continue reading Stunning Presentations for book-review …
I delivered my CC#9 after a long time in InSteel Toastmasters club, Jamshedpur. And Voila – it was club level best speech! I too, enjoyed the speech writing and delivery. Purely a labor of love! It’s quiet a while that I haven’t yet posted on the blog. I certainly worked hard on this speech, applied… Continue reading Why Bucket List – Persuasive Speech Toastmaster Old Path CC#9.
This is my Project-8 or CC#8 of competent communicator manual in toastmasters.(Though this is posted on blog on 27-Sept-2016, I delivered it in club on 30th-Mar-2013). Project 8 is about getting comfortable with visual aids. It’s objectives are: Select visual aids that are appropriate for your message and the audience. Use visual aids correctly with… Continue reading Learning’s from Japan!
Speech re-writing is very important condition for successful speech. Toastmasters Competent communicator manual also emphasizes the drafting of the speech. Andrew Dlugun ,a famous toast-master also emphasized this point in his multiple blog posts on speech writing. Inspiring and motivating speaker , A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who won the hearts of millions of Indians… Continue reading A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Importance of re-writing speeches
The following is the speech I made for my 6-th Project in Toastmasters . Project was targeted at “Vocal Variety“. It wasn’t easy to come up with the topic. I toyed with different ideas and then set on following one. I wrote the speech many times, by focusing on start and end. And then ensured… Continue reading How three year old can teach you something ?
I have completed my fifth project in Toastmasters , half the road is covered to reach first mile-stone!, Feels good. Fifth project is “Your Body speaks” ,it is about using body language to enhance the delivery of speech. I struggled for topic for this project & then realized that it is not the topic ,… Continue reading What is the most important sign of Yoga Practice ?
This fourth toast-master project is my most memorable one. First I had already committed the date . Before due date, even after toiling with two three ideas , I was not ready with the speech. Then I decided to take a short-cut. I used my Organization Behavior assignment of book review Maverick. I reviewed “Maverick”… Continue reading Best Place to work !
This is my third speech on the journey of Toastmasters . I gave this speech on 24-Dec-2009, taken almost two months since my Second speech. I took more time as I want to put this habit in practice and then preach about it. It proved fruitful , speech made a good impact earning me first… Continue reading Single Habit to Change your life !.
This is my second step on Toastmaster journey . Additionally I have started participating in club activities (like word/thought of the day ,grammarian etc. ) proactively . I can immediately see the improvements , not only in my speech – but overall my look towards reading articles , blogs etc. Toastmaster prepared speech second project… Continue reading Listening Skills – Golden touch for Communication in career !
Thus my journey of developing speaking skills started . Though I used to participate in speech contests in school , I have never done it over long period . I wish to conquer speaking fear as well as acquire public speaking skills , which will help me in all walks of life. Toastmasters prepared speech… Continue reading Toastmaster Speech 1 : The Ice Breaker