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

“7 Habits” : A Management Guru Stephen Covey – passed away.

Stephen Covey , The author of the best seller “7 Habits of highly effective people” passed away. I hooked to  this book ,when I just passed out of engineering college. Since then I kept visiting this book , as well as the workbook and his website often. In my opinion if one is allowed to… Continue reading “7 Habits” : A Management Guru Stephen Covey – passed away.

Personal Branding : Some useful resources

Personal branding is when you take charge of your career.   It gels well with protean careers or boundary less careers. You want to take charge of your career.  Your commitment to career progress takes primacy than your commitment to the Organization.  Personal branding helps in standing out of the crowed. It helps individuals in showing… Continue reading Personal Branding : Some useful resources

How to sale yourself ?

The following speech I made for my toastmasters project-7.  Project was targeted at research skills and using the relevant data to drive , convince audience about your point of view. Objectives of Project as mentioned in the toastmasters manual are : Collect information about your topic from numerous sources. Carefully support your points and opinions… Continue reading How to sale yourself ?

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