Clippings for Toastmasters

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7 ways to make meaningful conference connections

<b>1. Map out your meet-ups:</b> Identify the people you’d like to meet early on. This is easiest when the conference shares an attendee list, less so when …

Every Piece of Content Your Club Needs to Be Successful

| Oct 4th 2017<p>If you run a club or team organization, you likely have a lot on your plate. From recruiting and engaging members to fundraising to …

Turning One-Times into Repeats

Yesterday I did something I haven't done for at least three years: I flew American Airlines. The only reason they got my business yesterday was …

American Airlines

Your Meeting Needs a Gallery

I stumbled across this picture in a BizBash article about TED (yes, TED is overexposed, but deal with it) and the wall the conference created with …

A Dozen Ideas for Better Conferences

Revisiting and refreshing some conference design fundamentals can often enhance the value the experience provides to participants. Based on doing …

Networking

9 Back-To-School Ideas for Adobe Spark in the Classroom

Have you tried out the awesome Adobe Spark tools? I love apps and websites that empower students as creators and I’ve shared lots of ideas on my site …

Graphics

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Graduation Speeches

It’s time to watch for graduation speeches again. The first offering this year takes a look at 15 speeches by women. I can’t claim to be familiar …

Michelle Obama

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

Savvy speakers keep up with my wide-ranging reading list on women and public speaking by following The Eloquent Woman on Facebook, where these links …

Toastmasters Pathways learning experience – What is Pathways?

The Public Speaker

You can’t make 2017 a better year if you are still making the same 2016 mistakes https://t.co/PdpOngNnec pic.twitter.com/KIqcGGmbSs<p>— FC Leadership …

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Yes, Even Your Company Needs A Video Strategy In 2017

Your customers don’t expect Oscar-worthy production value. More often than not, the scrappier the better.<p>They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but what about a video? That’s not a rhetorical question. According to Forrester Research, a minute of video is now worth an estimated 1.8 million …

Marketing

Analysis of 2015 Toastmasters tax return 990

The 2015 990 tax return for Toastmasters International has been released. Total revenue was up 2.2%, but expenses were up 3.7%. Total salaries were …

SaaS

#WhoWeAre

The fabric of American society is being tested this year—straining against a deluge of discord, division, intolerance, violence, and fear. In the …

Delta Airlines

Toastmasters International to Relocate Headquarters to Denver in 2018

Toastmasters International to Relocate Headquarters to Denver in 2018<p>The nonprofit educational organization announces new location near Denver<p>RANCHO …

Public Speaking

Toastmasters Announces Speakers for 2016 Convention in Washington, D.C.

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toastmasters announced an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2016 International …

The Best Advice From 2016 Commencement Speeches

From Sheryl Sandberg to Spike Lee, here’s a collection of some of the most inspiring advice from this year’s commencement addresses.<p>College graduation is one of those pivotal milestones in life when you stand with your entire future before you. It’s also one of those moments when anyone and …

Success

Seth's Blog

You can fix your "um" and you probably should.<p>Each of us now owns a media channel and a brand, and sooner or later, as your work gains traction, …

Pulitzer Prize

Public Speaking & Presenting Resources

Public Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 235) – Garry Trudeau

“Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have …

Public Speaking

Enter your work for the chance to be an It’s Nice That Graduate of 2016!

It’s that time of the year again: deadlines are looming, the “real world” beckons and you’re wondering where the last three years of tinkering about …

Mobile

Poetry Out Loud 2016 National Finals in Washington, DC, May 3-4, 2016 | NEA

WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, May 3, 53 high school students who advanced from poetry recitation competitions in every state, the District of …

Ummo | Speech Coaching App

Ummo's magic extends beyond filler word detection. The app uses cutting-edge Speech Recognition and Speech Analysis algorithms to compute your speech …

How Grammar Influences Legal Interpretations

Grammar is important, but it’s not a matter of life or death. Or is it? How does grammar influence the legal system? Researchers decided to find out …

Crime