Like a healthy diet, social interactions in our digital age should be balanced. What are the pros and cons of bite-sized digital conversations? Do you need to disconnect to reconnect with friends and family? Watch this fun, short video and learn more in the “Snackification of Communication” article in this month’s Toastmaster magazine.
Wrap-up of last week’s meeting, by Aaron (Club Treasurer)
What a busy little meeting we had on Wednesday night. With our numbers down there were lots of members doing multiple roles and our newer members jumping to fulfill roles they hadn’t yet done. Well done to our new members.
Margrit was our chairman. We had a wonderful speech from a visitor and a great interactive speech by our president David Fisher. Here is our newest Club member, Dilara receiving her certificate. [Photo in members-only Facebook group]
Well done to all our members who participated in such a great meeting. Can’t wait for the next one…
Keen to learn how you can use purposeful repetition in speeches? Here’s an interesting article by Paula Fuchsberg (a corporate communications expert):
How do you plan on including repetition in your next speech?
US politics has long been considered the benchmark of oratory and body language.
LA Times spoke to two famous Toastmasters – the 2015 World Champion of Public Speaking, and the current International President – for their evaluation of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at their recent National Conventions.
Two interesting evaluations we can learn from: