December 25, 2011

Toastmasters Poem: Twas the night before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas as I was thinking of Clubs to practice my speech for ums and ahs to scrub. This one was special with […]
December 22, 2011

Making Holiday Toasts

  Making Holiday Toasts You’re hosting a party and want to raise your glass to your guests (co-workers, staff, volunteers, donors)… thanking them for coming… Or […]
December 14, 2011

Find Your Passion When Boosting Skills And Knowledge

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY By ADELIA CELLINI LINECKER Posted 01:00 PM ET on Investors.com Mastering something you know how to do well is hard enough. Learning a […]
December 14, 2011

Media Interview Tips: Live Interviews

DURING LIVE INTERVIEWS: Be in the moment. Don’t think about what you did this morning, or what you have to do next. Give the journalist your full attention, […]
December 12, 2011

Media Interview Tips: At the Event

Media Interview Tips: At the Event How exciting!  You’ve been asked to be interviewed! BREATHE! Smile! Relax, be natural, radiant, genuine, and your sparkling self. Walk […]
December 10, 2011

Media Interview Tips: Before An Event

How exciting!  You’ve been asked to be interviewed! BREATHE! Here are a few tips to help you BEFORE THE EVENT: Avoid all dairy products, fresh or […]
December 9, 2011

Presentations: Types of Closings

The closing to your presentation is even more important than your opening. What do you want the listener to do, think, feel, as a result of […]
December 8, 2011

“Go big or go home!”

I’ve been hearing this phrase a LOT lately, and was curious of its origin and context. As a huge fan (and author of 7 quotation books) […]
December 7, 2011

8 Steps to Stellar Presentations: Closing

Step 8: Prepare the Close In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at Step 1: Develop Your Objectives Step 2: Know Your Audience Step 3: State the Main […]