2014 World Championship of Public Speaking
District 26 Toastmasters covering Colorado, Wyoming, and Western Nebraska convenes its Spring Conference tonight where our candidate for the International Speech Contest delegate for the Toastmasters International Convention will be selected. (There will be a Business Meeting also to work on the realignment of the District Areas and Divisions…)
Who will represent District 26 at the International Convention?
Mark Brown during a National Speakers Association Interview with Diane Bogino. (5:26 minutes)
Inspiring interview on the value of mentoring, his work with Youth, working with other speakers, and the Some of the points discussed… Continue reading
Is it worse to fail at something or never attempt it in the first place?
This was the question for our contestants, in our recent club Table Topics Contest. We heard great answers ranging from the associated risk/reward, getting up when you fall down and no blueprint to follow. Continue reading
A couple of years ago I got to attend a lecture by Ray Mohr in which he was teaching a simple technique to help teach us better persuasion skills. I have also seen this technique explained by Andrii Sedniev in his book Magic of Impromptu Speaking: Create a Speech that will be Remembered.
In what instances do you need to persuade or influence somebody? Continue reading