Monthly Archives: August 2011

Alltop – A Great Public Speaking Resource

Check out Alltop – you’ll find lots of public speaking resources. It brings together the sites of lots of people who are dedicated to public speaking.  One article talks about using secrets as a way to draw your audience in, … Continue reading

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Manager Tools Recommends Toastmasters

Manager Tools has produced a great podcast about how useful Toastmasters is for any manager wanting to develop their people – check it out here. The site produces two free weekly podcasts designed to give managers and individual contributors actionable … Continue reading

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The Unsinking Armada and other Inspirations

An inspirational tale of the Armada that didn’t sink.  This time, Armada Speakers, which went from sinking with less than 10 members up to a buoyant 20 in less than a year.  Martin told us how they did it at … Continue reading

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Mind Maps and MOTs in Area 42

Congratulations to Gavin, Janet and the Area 42 team for a brilliant club officer training session in Ferndown – the home of our newest club in the area. The whole session was driven by a very impressive mind map that … Continue reading

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Countdown to Flourish!

The countdown continues to the Flourish conference, with all those men in kilts.  In case you could forget, it’s in Glasgow this year, to be held the weekend on the 11th of November! There is going to be a big … Continue reading

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New branding is here! How’s your club website looking?

The new Toastmasters International branding is out, and has reached Division J!  I’m getting quite attached to it already! Check out the video from TMI and pick up the new logo here. District 71 is already up to date, and … Continue reading

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Enjoy the World Championship of Public Speaking wherever you are

Great news.  You can watch the World Championship of Public Speaking via streaming video from wherever you are – at a cost of $29. For the first time ever, we can also see those great speakers without travelling all the … Continue reading

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