Tag Archives: body language

Toastmasters Conferences

Come to Conference! A remarkable event happens each May in Toastmaster Districts 71 and 91 in the UK and Ireland: members and guests from across the land converge for conferences and great things happen. Thanks to the incredible efforts of … Continue reading

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Youth Leadership Program (YLP) Legacy

Have you ever wondered why they don’t teach public speaking and presentation skills in school?  Aren’t schools supposed to be helping the younger generation to become work-ready?  Well, it transpires that they have specific targets for academic subjects that they … Continue reading

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Competent Communication

The Competent Communicator is the first public speaking certification offered by Toastmasters. When you become a member, you receive a book called Competent Communication, containing 10 speech projects, each outlining a speaking skill to practice via a prepared speech at … Continue reading

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Public Speaking: Sheep Dip or Slow Grow?

How to improve your public speaking, without breaking the bank The Sheep Dip Approach Early in my career, like many people working for a big company, I was sent on a few courses on public speaking and presentation skills.  These … Continue reading

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