Monthly Archives: September 2011

Adapt – a book that could have been written about Toastmasters

‘Adapt – Why Success Always Starts with Failure’ It makes sense, really, doesn’t it.  You don’t become successful, create new things, make new ideas work, without breaking the odd egg or two.  ‘Adapt‘ a book by economist Tim Harford, is … Continue reading

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Tall Tales from Stumpy Sanderson

Ever seen a Tall Tales contest?  Where stories are shared that have unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual. Well if you want to see Tall Tales in action, then you’ll be interested in Stumpy Sanderson’s Scrapbook, written by … Continue reading

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Be Inspired – Learn – Have Fun at Flourish 2011

 Be Inspired – Learn – Have Fun at Flourish 2011 D71 Autumn Conference, 11 – 13 November, Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow   Be Inspired: Division Finalists will entertain and inspire you at the D71 Humorous Speech and Table Topic Contest … Continue reading

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Plenty of Wit, not too many Half-Wits!

Ben Maguire, President of South West Speakers kicked his club meeting in style this week.  He informed members of their humorous speech and table topics contest, with the promise that there would be ‘Plenty of Wit, and not too many … Continue reading

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Freezing Icebreaker for International President

Well, there is hope for us all!  When new International President Michael Notaro did his very first speech in Toastmasters in 1985 he froze and forgot all his material. He kept going though, and this year took on the leadership … Continue reading

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Branding Portal Available Now!

The Virtual Brand Portal has available downloadable templates, logos, and designs for all your needs. http://www.toastmasters.org/Members/VirtualBrandPortal.aspx

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Chris and Helena tie the knot

Toastmasters Chris Boden and Helena Brewer became Mr and Mrs yesterday. The beautiful bride and brilliant beau married in a country church and then danced the night away, with a very memorable performance of Bohemian Rhapsody.  Lovely.

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