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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2022-06-15

    General Evaluator of a Toastmasters Meeting

    A discussion of the role of the general evaluator of a toastmaster meeting. The speaker is actually evaluating the meeting while discussing the role. Make it fun.
    A discussion of the role of the general evaluator of a toastmaster meeting. The speaker is actually evaluating the meeting while discussing the role. Make it fun. Share Button

    Tags: evaluations, general evaluator

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2021-10-19

    Taking on the TOASTMASTER Role at a TOASTMASTERS Meeting

    This is a great introduction to doing the Toastmaster role correctly. Toastmaster role is a leadership role and as a Toastmaster you are responsible to set the tone of the meeting and do your homework. Learn how to prepare and conduct the Toastmaster role.
    This is a great introduction to doing the Toastmaster role correctly. Toastmaster role is a leadership role and as a Toastmaster you are responsible to set the tone of the meeting and do your homework. Learn how to prepare and conduct the Toastmaster role. Share Button

    Tags: toastmaster roles, toastmaster

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2020-10-27

    How to take on the GRAMMARIAN Role at a TOASTMASTERS Meeting

    A great overview of the Grammarian role for toastmasters. Learn how to choose the word of the day and communicate that with your Toastmaster club during the meeting. You will also learn what to listen to, so you can deliver a good report at the end of the meeting, like offering suggestions to members.
    A great overview of the Grammarian role for toastmasters. Learn how to choose the word of the day and communicate that with your Toastmaster club during the meeting. You will also learn what to listen to, so you can deliver a good report at the end of the meeting, like offering suggestions to members. Share Button

    Tags: toastmaster roles, grammarian role

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2020-08-31

    Impromptu Speech Tips: Speaking Without Any Preparation

    I like this speaker. His opening is great, see how he engages people. He then offers some tips on how to start and conduct your speech. What is important is to have a frame work so you can quickly feel comfortable and speak off the cuff.
    I like this speaker. His opening is great, see how he engages people. He then offers some tips on how to start and conduct your speech. What is important is to have a frame work so you can quickly feel comfortable and speak off the cuff. Share Button

    Tags: impromptu speaking, coaching

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2019-08-19

    4 Tips To Improve Your Public Speaking

    Make it about them. We hear often to make the speech about the audience. This is one of the best explanations I have heard to put this advise in perspective. Understand what it means to give, and how you need to present yourself to show up as a giver!
    Make it about them. We hear often to make the speech about the audience. This is one of the best explanations I have heard to put this advise in perspective. Understand what it means to give, and how you need to present yourself to show up as a giver! Share Button

    Tags: coaching, giving attitude

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2019-08-15

    10 great tips on how to open a speech

    This short video offers specific language on how to open your speeches, and what not to say. There is certainly a common theme among all our videos on the topic of great openings, and this one offers some new language we can use.
    This short video offers specific language on how to open your speeches, and what not to say. There is certainly a common theme among all our videos on the topic of great openings, and this one offers some new language we can use. Share Button

    Tags: coaching, great opening

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2019-03-04

    Tips on how to give a great speech evaluation

    A great breakdown on the role of an evaluator in a toastmaster program. Remember that your first objective in your Toastmaster program is to develop your own skills, and help other. Love how Toby breaks down this discipline to help you develop a strategy for giving a great evaluation.
    A great breakdown on the role of an evaluator in a toastmaster program. Remember that your first objective in your Toastmaster program is to develop your own skills, and help other. Love how Toby breaks down this discipline to help you develop a strategy for giving a great evaluation. Share Button

    Tags: toastmaster roles, evaluations

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2019-03-03

    Impromptu Speaking Techniques: How to speak without any preparations

    Sean offers valuable tips about how to put yourself in a mindset so you can feel at ease. I really like the advice to not try to say too much, less is more. He also recommends to engage people and tell personal stories that you can relate to.
    Sean offers valuable tips about how to put yourself in a mindset so you can feel at ease. I really like the advice to not try to say too much, less is more. He also recommends to engage people and tell personal stories that you can relate to. Share Button

    Tags: impromptu speaking, coaching

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2018-05-24

    How to Prepare for a Job Interview

    Recent college graduate Victoria McQuarrie spent a lot of time writing papers for classes, and not enough time learning interview skills. She offers some valuable tips to help you prepare for an interview.
    Recent college graduate Victoria McQuarrie spent a lot of time writing papers for classes, and not enough time learning interview skills. She offers some valuable tips to help you prepare for an interview. Share Button

    Tags: interview

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2018-02-20

    How to Give a Great Speech Evaluation in Toastmasters

    Evaluation is a performance. See how you can deliver better evaluations and speak to the entire room. Did you know that there is a Toastmaster evaluation competition. Every section of a Toastmaster meeting is an opportunity to improve your speech making.
    Evaluation is a performance. See how you can deliver better evaluations and speak to the entire room. Did you know that there is a Toastmaster evaluation competition. Every section of a Toastmaster meeting is an opportunity to improve your speech making. Share Button

    Tags: toastmaster roles, evaluations

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2018-02-12

    Public Speaking for Beginners

    Do's and don'ts for beginners. Great pointers for what you need to focus on to develop the right skills for your public speaking. The advice is common sense, but you need to hear it to remember it!
    Do's and don'ts for beginners. Great pointers for what you need to focus on to develop the right skills for your public speaking. The advice is common sense, but you need to hear it to remember it! Share Button

    Tags: coaching, speech preparation

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2017-11-15

    Stephen Curry Teaches Shooting, Ball-Handling, and Scoring

    Stephen Curry teaches the shooting, ball-handling, and scoring techniques that have made him a two-time MVP. This master class is relevant to anyone who wants to perfect any art! Speech making takes practice, awareness and mindfulness. Some great advice in this short clip.
    Stephen Curry teaches the shooting, ball-handling, and scoring techniques that have made him a two-time MVP. This master class is relevant to anyone who wants to perfect any art! Speech making takes practice, awareness and mindfulness. Some great advice in this short clip. Share Button

    Tags: coaching, practice

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2015-05-25

    Affinity Mapping

    Learn how to organize your ideas when preparing a speech. Affinity mapping is a type of curation of your best thoughts to help you organize what you want to say and how you want to say it.
    Learn how to organize your ideas when preparing a speech. Affinity mapping is a type of curation of your best thoughts to help you organize what you want to say and how you want to say it. Share Button

    Tags: speech preparation

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2014-02-11

    How to perform the role of Table Topics Master

    Learn about the role of the Table Topic Master in a toastmaster meeting. The speaker has recommendations for both the Table Topic Master as well as your purpose as a speaker in this section of your meeting. He breaks down the objectives into 10 useful steps you can follow.
    Learn about the role of the Table Topic Master in a toastmaster meeting. The speaker has recommendations for both the Table Topic Master as well as your purpose as a speaker in this section of your meeting. He breaks down the objectives into 10 useful steps you can follow. Share Button

    Tags: toastmaster roles, table topic master

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2013-10-26

    The Importance Of Being Inauthentic

    Body language expert and keynote speaker, Mark Bowden gives his TEDx Toronto talk on authenticity. In this entertaining speech, he challenges the audience to be less authentic in order to connect with more people.
    Body language expert and keynote speaker, Mark Bowden gives his TEDx Toronto talk on authenticity. In this entertaining speech, he challenges the audience to be less authentic in order to connect with more people. Share Button

    Tags: coaching, body language

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2012-12-19

    Jerry Seinfeld Interview: How to Write a Joke

    Jerry Seinfeld describes the anatomy of his Pop-Tart joke, still a work in progress, and shows his longhand writing process.
    Jerry Seinfeld describes the anatomy of his Pop-Tart joke, still a work in progress, and shows his longhand writing process. Share Button

    Tags: speech preparation, jokes

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2012-09-30

    Your body language may shape who you are

    Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist talks about nonverbal expression of power and dominance. In this talk she talks about body language as it relates to projecting power and the importance of body language in effecting your mind!
    Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist talks about nonverbal expression of power and dominance. In this talk she talks about body language as it relates to projecting power and the importance of body language in effecting your mind! Share Button

    Tags: body language, mindfullness, communication

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2012-03-10

    How to Start a Speech

    What are the first words you should say in a speech and what are the last words you should say in a speech. The speaker starts with examples on how not to start a speech and explains there are only 3 ways to start a speech. This video has over 15 million views, and offers an important lesson about leadership.
    What are the first words you should say in a speech and what are the last words you should say in a speech. The speaker starts with examples on how not to start a speech and explains there are only 3 ways to start a speech. This video has over 15 million views, and offers an important lesson about leadership. Share Button

    Tags: great opening

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2012-03-10

    6 Public Speaking Tips to Hook Any Audience

    You must captivate their attention first! A great example of how to engage an audience. See how to use props and incredible timing to capture the audience attention, and interaction to hook your audience.
    You must captivate their attention first! A great example of how to engage an audience. See how to use props and incredible timing to capture the audience attention, and interaction to hook your audience. Share Button

    Tags: great opening, audience interaction

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  • Publisher: YouTube
    2009-11-15

    Watch how Richard Feynman opens his talk on the Distinction of Past and Future

    One of the most difficult task in speech making is the beginning. How do you set the context and draw the listener in. This talk by Richard Feynman on The Distinction of Past and Future is a great example of a great opening, where he starts with facts to get the audience attention.
    One of the most difficult task in speech making is the beginning. How do you set the context and draw the listener in. This talk by Richard Feynman on The Distinction of Past and Future is a great example of a great opening, where he starts with facts to get the audience attention. Share Button

    Tags: great opening, opening with facts

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