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The Power of Toastmasters (From the Founder of Nubian Voices Toastmasters Club)

Like most people, I first walked through the doors of a Toastmasters meeting because I wanted to get better at public speaking. I didn’t have a fear, per se. I just felt that I could become more polished and succinct in my message. I’ve always had a passion for volunteering and as I gave speeches …

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Toastmasters Executive Committee: Roles and Responsibilities

Toastmasters International is often at the first glance seen as just a Public Speaking platform but is actually a Leadership Development platform as well. There are plenty of opportunities it will give you to develop your leadership abilities, right from club level to the area level and to eventually the district level. The leadership roles …

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Delivering a Fiery Icebreaker at Toastmasters: Holistic Guide & Sample Speeches

What is an Icebreaker Speech at Toastmasters? An Icebreaker is essentially the first project in any path of Toastmasters, the one that kick-starts your journey with the organisation. It is a short speech, about four to six minutes in length, the primary objective of which is to introduce yourself to the club. The Icebreaker, or …

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How to Best Perform the Role of General Evaluator in a Toastmasters Meeting?

The General Evaluator is the one who conducts the evaluation session of a Toastmasters meeting. The role is divided into 3 parts: introducing the evaluators for the prepared speeches, introducing the role bearers (Timer, Ah Counter, Grammarian) for their respective reports and conducting an overall evaluation of the meeting. Why is the Role of General …

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How to Best Perform the Role of Table Topics Master in a Toastmasters Meeting?

Table Topics is that session of a Toastmasters meeting where we are given the opportunity to practice impromptu speaking. A Table Topics Master (TTM) is the one who hosts this session. He/she calls upon members (as well as guests) and gives them a topic to speak upon for a minimum of one minute. The Importance …

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Toastmasters? Here are 8 Ways to do so

Toastmasters has been a public speaking platform to millions of people in its 90+ years of existence. When you join Toastmasters, your goal is to become a more effective communicator. But many times, this goal gets side-lined. There are three types of people who DON’T get the most out of their Toastmasters membership: Those who …

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Should I Join Toastmasters to Learn Public Speaking? (The Pros & the Cons)

As of writing this, I’ve been a Toastmaster for about 3 years. My life follows the clichéd journey of a kid being absolutely terrified of speaking – to becoming a speaker who has gone on to deliver multiple speeches, receiving speaking gigs even outside of Toastmasters and is now not completely terrified of the stage …

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