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 […]
Take your speaking skills to the next level!! Join the Speakers Bureau of District 58 Toastmasters! This is your chance to share your expertise outside the club level. Get exposure with organizations throughout South Carolina and beyond!! Practice at your club; perfect and perform at the Speakers Bureau! Your first step is to join us […]
Do you remember why you joined or thought about joining Toastmasters? It may have been to refine and improve your speaking skills. Maybe you’ve always seen yourself as a motivational speaker or presenting to a large audience at a conference. So, what’s your next step? Where do you go after wow-ing your club members or […]
Lessons from the masters on competing and preparing winnable speeches.
Everything you wanted to know about competing in a speech contest but was afraid to ask.
Conference Schedule 9:00 – 9:15 Opening Session Salon A/B 9:15 – 9:50 Keynote Address CELEBRATE! Jana Barnhill DTM, PIP, AS Salon A/B 10:00 – 10:50 Education Session 1 Yes You Can! Live the Life […]
Whenever anyone thinks about the District 58 Fall Conference, the first thing that typically comes to mind is the District Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contests, but the Fall Conference this year comes with not one, but two, special guest speakers! District 58 is proud to present Jana Barnhill, Past International President and Accredited Speaker, […]
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When you’ve got this skill, it’s a powerful thing: You can persuade listeners to change their point of view, accept a challenge, or stay the course. Here’s how the best speakers do it. via 5 Secrets of Powerful Speakers | Inc.com.