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Becoming Better Communicators

“Communication works for those who work at it.” ~ John Powell

Jana Barnhill, was elected Toastmasters International President at the 77th annual International Convention held August 2008, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Baby Boomers

Non-Glossophobic Glossophile Practicing Glossolalia, Glossing Over The Point

If you’re like a lot of people, you’re not really sure what that title means. If you haven’t read ahead and already know, then you should know that I am a sapiosexual and I want to have your babies. 755 more words


Welcome to Mission Chapter Toastmasters you are cordially invited...

If you live in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area and are looking for a Toastmaster club to join or just check out, we’d like to welcome you as our guest… 137 more words


Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters' December 2, 2014 Meeting

This week’s theme is “Spontaneity vs Preparation.” Bring a guest, or here is your invitation to come as a guest (no need to RSVP, just show up). 444 more words

To all Presenters: Please do not use Powerpoint as a Teleprompter

I’m going to take a short break from the Irrefutable Laws of Selling to talk about a pet peeve. My pet peeve: Presenters who use Powerpoint as a Teleprompter. 360 more words

Paul Lavoie

There is Always Audience for Those Who Have Something To Say

Are you one of those people who disguise public speaking? Whose chins become red just from the thought of having to stand before a crowd of people, whose hands get wet, and whose heart begins to beat at an unnatural rate? 501 more words

Life Coaching

Woodman TMs Don't Shy From Tough Topics

One of the many joys of joining Toastmasters is hearing heartfelt speeches given by your peers.  Everyone has an opinion, but taking the time to organize one’s thoughts into a coherent oration and presenting them to an audience is a great test of your persuasive powers.  123 more words

Public Speaking