Why Bucket List – Persuasive Speech Toastmaster Old Path CC#9.

 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.

10 ways to contribute in a (Virtual) Book club!

3 Minute Quick Read. Few toastmasters have come together and formed a small book club “Books for Self-learning. Its a virtual book club. Generally, we talk and post about non-fiction books. But what is true about most of the online or virtual community applies here too. Few members contribute posts or interact (what experts call… Continue reading 10 ways to contribute in a (Virtual) Book club!

Learning’s from Japan!

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!

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

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 ?

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 !