The afternoon of Saturday, September 23rd, was the first ever Toastmasters networking event at Coastal Coffee Roasters in Summerville, South Carolina. Hosted by the Lowcountry Council, the purpose of the event was to provide the opportunity to network with other leaders in the Lowcountry and create a bigger sense of community. While enjoying some […]
Part of personal growth is understanding conflict and then working through the process for positive results. Join Lisa Berry, DTM, in this recorded webinar to gain the knowledge on how to identify, negotiate and build bridges, and not let barriers form during situations of conflict inside and outside of your Toastmasters club.
“I was in total shock. All I could do was look at my family with my eyes full of tears. . . I am grateful that I chose to join Toastmasters,” said Cherisse. “I know in my heart they played a vital part in me becoming MS South Carolina Plus America Supreme 2017!!”
Have you ever thought about giving a TED talk? In this session, we will address
everything you have always wanted to know about giving a TED talk.
You will be tired after a long session learning, networking, viewing contests, and conducting district business. Take time to revitalize in your remodeled room with premium bedding, take in dip in the indoor or outdoor pool, or work out in the 24-hour fitness center. Being on-site affords you the opportunity to just freshen up and change before dinner.
Darren LaCroix, World Champion of Public Speaking 2001, headlines the weekend at which you will: Network… Gain Stellar Content… Renew and Recharge!
A Toastmasters’ labor of love and an act of generosity bring hope and skills to inmates of correctional facilities.
In her new book, “Presence,” Amy Cuddy says that people quickly answer two questions when they first meet you. Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions. Source: Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy […]
Running Successful Speech Contests: Learn the tricks and traps from an expert. District 58 Club Growth Director, Bob Swarner, DTM, shares some lessons learned, gives helpful tips, and facilitates a discussion.
You can see Lamanda Gaskins DTM, PDG, former judge of the finals of the International Speech contest, at this one-hour webinar.
As we transfer skills from Toastmasters to the outside world, public criticism can come our way. Maybe we misspeak or make an innocent error. Maybe we hold a controversial view. Or maybe we offend someone. What we say next can shape the way people see us and determine the outcome. Sometimes a good mea culpa […]
Giving a presentation or leading in a meeting online requires many of the same skills as speaking, presenting and leading offline — except for all the ways that it is different. One mistake is to let the technology of webinars and online meetings can easily get in the way of the […] Source: Improving Skills for […]
Toastmasters District 58 Speakers Bureau Winter Conference, Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes session and lunch).
Barack Obama gave a big, thoughtful speech about serious things. The words, the structure, the delivery, the gestures, and the personalization all came together in his final speech to the nation. Source: Barack Obama’s Final Speech: Five Valuable Lessons For Communicators
District 58 ambassador program took off and is climbing.
Speaker: Brian Woolf, World Championship of Public Speaking Finalist What: Brian will share his 10 favorite discoveries from 12 months of research for his new book, The Speaker’s Toolbox: 47 Tools to Build Better Speeches. Where: Pelham Road Library, 1508 Pelham Rd, Greenville 29615 When: Thursday, November 17, 7-8 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM) Attendance: […]
Attend the Super TLI on January 21 in Columbia – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m. or one of the local sessions February 4 in Charleston, Florence, and Greenville – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m. Make preparations for your club and area spring speech contests in February or March. The divisional contests for International Speech and Table Topics will be held […]
You can download this schedule of daytime sessions and events for the October 29, 2016 Fall Conference. This includes all but the Friday night special event on speech development, the gala dinner on Saturday evening, and the post-conference webinar on November 03.
November 3: live interactive webinar with Ryan Avery on leading, motivating, and
persuading the millennial generation. Available to all conference attendees.
Two keynote speakers plus a Friday night special event at Fall Conference.
Resolve Now to Attend the 2017 Winter TLI. Save these dates: January 21 in Columbia – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m. with make-up sessions on
February 4 in Charleston, Florence, and Greenville – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Toastmasters and guests are invited to the 2nd Annual Viewing Party of the World Championship of Public Speaking.
Next Level Speakers Toastmasters Club invites you to attend the Education Presentation: Starting A Coaching Business Lefford Fate, Certified Life Coach Over the several years as a Life Coach, Lefford has learned many lessons. It was a long journey and he admits that he made mistakes and missteps along the way. In this presentation, you will learn quicker […]
Judging differs from evaluation. Learn how to pick and deliver winning speeches.
by David Premo “…and the creek don’t rise….” That centuries-old quote was popularized in a Johnny Cash song. The colloquial meaning is “we will succeed if all goes well.” The creek did rise in District 58, along with all the rivers, streams, lakes and ponds as a 1000-year flood threatened to wash out the 2015 Toastmasters’ […]
In just three hours, this free session will cover all you need to judge a speech contest, understand judging to compete more effectively, and simply become a better speaker and evaluator by knowing what makes a world-championship speech. This free judge’s training seminar will be held in the Low Country on July 30. Please indicate […]
“The role of the district is to support the clubs,” explained Kimberly Love, District Director-Elect of Toastmasters District 58, as she opened the training session for the 2016/17 District Executive Committee (DEC). The DEC comprises all district officers plus area and regional directors. The day-long session in Columbia was held on June 11 so everyone […]
Have you ever wondered if you have the skills to be a full-time trainer? Join Distinguished Toastmaster, and Corporate Trainer, Rhonda Cusaac for an overview of key elements necessary for success in the Learning and Development field! Join the Next Level Speakers Toastmasters Club for this SPECIAL PRESENTATION! Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. […]
Have You Made Your Reservation? Don’t miss the 2016 D58 Speakers Bureau Summer Conference! Saturday, June 4, 2016 ITT Tech – Columbia 1628 Browning Road, Columbia, SC 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Just $25 (includes education sessions and lunch) Registration closes on Wednesday, June 1!! Conference Topics Include: Dress For Success Rocking a TED Talk […]