Category Archives: Confidence

Become An Improv-Master!

The ability to improvise in life helps us in job interviews and business meetings, at networking events and town hall meetings, as well as any time we encounter strangers, get lost or receive unexpected phone calls. Sharpen your improv skills…for Table Topics and Life! Learn to be “in the moment!”

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Tactics for Tackling Table Topics

Table Topics — the impromptu speaking segment of club meetings, can be the most daunting part of the Toastmasters experience, and it can also be the most exhilarating! The key is how you set the table. This article gives you strategies and suggestions for mastering extemporaneous speaking, in clubs, contests and in life!

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When You’re the Topicsmaster…

Creative tips for when you’re next the Topicsmaster of your club’s Table Topics segment. These ideas should spur you on to develop your own creative topic ideas.

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Mackay’s Life Lessons Help People Worldwide Sell Their Ideas! — Craig’s Harvey Mackay Interview

In this far-reaching interview, sales guru Harvey Mackay holds court on sales, leadership, networking, volunteerism. goal setting, attitude, the power of coaches, the importance of Toastmasters and preparing to win.

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Creating Your Bucket List: What’s in yours?

Why wait until you’re old or ill to pursue those goals you most yearn to achieve? In 2011 it’s time to be bold and make your list, announce your intentions to others and let the universe work with you to achieve your goals. Your Toastmasters club and worldwide network are poised to assist you in pursuit of goals on your Bucket List, whether within or beyond the Toastmasters environment. This article and related worksheets can help you achieve all your bucket list goals.

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Finding Confidence

“Men die of fright and live of confidence.”

I heard there was a place called Confidence and I so wanted to find it. Others had been there and it showed. Yet I hadn’t found Confidence yet for myself.

I set out only knowing its general direction. Mine was to be an uphill journey. I drove and drove with nary a clue. At first the road was long and flat with many cars going this way and that. Then it began to rise as I entered the foothills. The altitude reached 1000 feet. The road began to twist and turn. Soon the sign said I’d reached 2000 feet. The air was getting thinner. There were far fewer cars. I became short of breath. I passed the 3,000 foot sign. My pace slowed. Yet I pressed on.
I wanted to find Confidence.
I needed to find Confidence.

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Be A Creative Topic-Master: Induce Creativity in Table Topics!

Enjoy a Baker’s dozen tips for creative Table Topics when you’re in charge. Induce creativity, up the fun quotient and celebrate the fanciful with these novel and new approaches to the age-old practice of extemporaneous speaking.

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