Category Archives: Meetings

World Championship of Public Speaking

Toastmasters International2014 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?
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About Mark Brown: 1995 World Champion of Public Speaking

Mark Brown World Champion of Public SpeakingMark Brown

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

Table Topics: Once upon a time

Whether in Toastmasters, at a networking event, in an Interview, or maybe doing a Question and Answer section of a presentation…Impromptu speaking skills are important for establishing your credibility and being interesting.

How to prepare a Speaker IntroductionWill we always be great? Not necessarily, yet with practice we will always be better than when we started.

I was in San Diego for a business conference recently and we had to partner up, pull an object from a bag, and then sell it to our partner.

This is an excellent exercise to practice with silly objects and I have asked Toastmaster members to tell stories with their object as the primary character in their story.

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District 26 Toastmasters 2014 Spring Conference with Mark Brown!

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District 26 Toastmasters
2014 Spring Conference
is just around the corner!
May 16 & 17, 2014
Make Plans to attend now!

Early Bird Registration Coming Soon!

Keynote Speaker:
Mark Brown
1995 World Champion of Public Speaking

Mark Brown World Champion of Public Speaking“Mark Brown’s purpose is threefold: to touch your head and make you think, to touch your heart and make you feel, to touch your hands and make you act.”

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Table Topics: Storytelling #1

Whether in Toastmasters, at a networking event, in an Interview, or maybe doing a Question and Answer section of a presentation…Impromptu speaking skills are important for establishing your credibility and being interesting.

How to prepare a Speaker IntroductionWill we always be great? Not necessarily, yet with practice we will always be better than when we started.

One exercise that is fun do with another person or in a group setting is telling a story that everybody creates. It works on both your impromptu speaking and your listening skills. Continue reading