Clarity When Speaking

I recently witnessed two presentations that reminded me of the importance of clarity when speaking.     One of the definitions of clarity on Dictionary.com is:  “Clearness or lucidity as to perception or understanding; freedom from indistinctness or ambiguity.” This is what you want to achieve when practicing and delivering your speech. … Continue reading

Challenges with PowerPoint

As the President of the Toastmasters District 52 Golden Gavel Club and Chairman of the Speakers Bureau, I see lots of challenges when it comes to PowerPoint. Rather than enhancing one’s talk, it injures it! In Toastmasters, many Districts have … Continue reading

R is for Rehearse

Mark Twain Quote

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. – Mark Twain   If it matters, you rehearse Contestants that participate in the Toastmasters International competition to win the coveted title of World Champion of Public Speaking PRACTICE … Continue reading

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