A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Importance of re-writing speeches

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

What is the most important sign of Yoga Practice ?

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 ?

Listening Skills – Golden touch for Communication in career !

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 !

Toastmaster Speech 1 : The Ice Breaker

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

Presentation ,Speaking Skills and ToastMasters !

Communication is one of the most important skill ,that is hardly taught .Primary aspect of communication is public speaking .It is the most important skill whether you are addressing big audience (for example big gathering ) or small group (for example team meeting). Survey after survey shows that majority around you will have phobia for… Continue reading Presentation ,Speaking Skills and ToastMasters !

Smile and Move – A excellent Presentation.

I am interested in developing presentation and speaking skills . And I keep on following some blogs/sites related to it . Further try to collect the motivating and excellent examples. Here is one more excellent presentation “Smile and Move” , I found it on “The Extreme Presentation Blog“.

Words are important .

Extrememe presentation’s Dr. Andrew Abela posted a interesting video from youtube. It emphasizes again on how words are more important . Original post is here. This specially applies to the situations of business presentations, as Prof. Mehrabian’s formula ( 7% words ,38% tone of voice and 55% body language ) is not applicable to these… Continue reading Words are important .