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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Tax Preparation

#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

News Releases

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toastmasters International, the global organization devoted to communication and …

Stop texting and start speaking: The Olympians of storytelling show you how

<b>Washington, D.C. (CNN) —</b> The darkened ballroom is hit by a barrage of flashing lights and a thunderous musical score that sounds like a call to battle.<p>"ARE YOU READY TO WITNESS THE BEST? THE BEST OF THE BEST?" a caption flashing across a jumbo screen asks the audience. The crowd roars approval. …

Storytelling

News Releases

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 …

Sheryl Sandberg

"Um" and "like" and being heard

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

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Public Speaking & Presenting Resources

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 …

Education

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 …

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 …

Grammar

LOYO, Obamacar, and otter café: new words in OxfordDictionaries.com

The most recent update to OxfordDictionaries.com sees a host of new words added from the worlds of politics, popular culture, and social media. You …

Social Media

What Happens To Your Speech When You’re Done Talking?

When we complete a speech, what comes next for the speech?<br>Image Credit: fliegenderCreating a speech is hard work. You take the time to understand who …

Public Speaking

39 famous speeches by women to open #WomensHistoryMonth

When you have a treasure trove as large as The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women's Speeches, you can use it as a lens on the topic of women and …

A word game to communicate in any language | Ajit Narayanan

http://download.ted.com/talks/AjitNarayanan_2013-64k.mp4While working with kids who have trouble speaking, Ajit Narayanan sketched out a way to think …

Language

Toastmasters Honors Successful Women on International Women's Day

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to Toastmasters International Founder Dr. Ralph C Smedley, born this day in 1878 in a rural lllinois… pic.twitter.com/lkjmMM2Wwg — …