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 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
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 !
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“.
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 .