Tag Archives: My speeches

Toastmasters Speech no.8: Humorous Speech Contest

Last week I competed in my club’s humorous speech contest. Unfortunately I don’t have a video of the event because the dvd got too scratched to rip and upload. However, I won this round, so I will have another opportunity to film the speech at the Area contest, albeit with a few minor changes. I’ll update this post [...]
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Toastmasters speech no.7: A boring lecture about statistics

Yesterday I completed speech project number seven in the Toastmasters Competent Communicator manual. The objectives of this project were to “Research Your Topic”. This is what happened… (Watch this 6:45 video on Vimeo or Youtube) Research The research speech is notorious for being one of the most difficult speeches. When you’re talking about something unfamiliar [...]
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Toastmasters speech no.6: Stand up comedy night

Another speech in the bag! This speech was delivered at my club’s stand up comedy night. (Watch this 6:48 video on Vimeo) Stand up is different to regular Toastmasters speeches. It’s all about jokes with very little emphasis on the overall message. I packed a lot of content into this speech and as a result it [...]
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