Tag Archives: Summit Toastmasters

Table Topics – Failure

FailureIs 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


2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,200 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

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Here’s to a great 2014 (and hopefully a few more posts! I’m setting my writing calendar as we speak!)

[EVENT] Powerful Presentations: How to Own the Stage

Darren LaCroix - 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking

What’s the fastest way for a speaker to go from good to GREAT?

One word: Coaching.

Join us for this special LIVE EVENT!
August 13, 2013 Continue reading

Living a life on purpose…

Courtney Kirschbaum

Summit Toastmaster – Courtney Kirschbaum
Top 10 Finalist in the eWomen Network North America’s Next Greatest Speaker contest

Are you doing what you love? Are you where you want to be? Are you surrounded by people who believe in you?

Courtney Kirschbaum joined Summit Toastmasters in January of this year as she transitioned from her corporate job, to starting her new business CK Consulting. Her goal originally was to work up to do a 20 minute TED Talk, but in March she learned about the eWomen network North America’s Next Greatest Speaker contest. Continue reading

Summit Toastmasters Celebrating 25th Anniverasy

Jim Shaw, Pat Moore & Tom Hobbs

Co-Presidents Jim Shaw & Pat Moore receiving 25th anniversary recognition from incoming District 26 District Governor Tom Hobbs, DTM

Summit Toastmasters is celebrating its 25th anniversary this July serving members across Summit County. Continue reading