Tag Archives: My speeches

Humorous speaking contest

The above was my entry into the Phoenix Speakers Humorous┬áspeech contest 2011. I won at the club level, I didn’t place at Area level. Congratulations to Laura McCracken who won and went on to represent our Area at the Division B contest. As with any speech at Toastmasters it was a big learning experience. I [...]
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Storytelling #1: The Emperor’s New Clothes

(Watch this 7:40 video on vimeo) On Monday I completed the first project from the Storytelling manual (from the Toastmasters Advanced Communication series). The objective was to tell a folktale. I found this to be an interesting and challenging project. The most difficult part was choosing a story. There are a lot of folktales out [...]
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The Entertaining Speaker #4: A quiet little Cul-de-sac

(Watch this 7:33 vid on Vimeo) I attended another amazing meeting at Phoenix Speakers on Wednesday. This new club is buzzing with energy and I’m really proud to be on the committee. I completed the fourth speech project from the Entertaining speaker manual. The objectives were to deliver a dramatic talk with characters and dialogue. [...]
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