Toastmasters Monday: Should We Vote For Best Anything?

Speak and Deliver

In my very first meeting in Toastmasters, at Titan Toastmasters in Littleton, CO way back in 1995, one of the many cool things I noticed were the awards given at the meeting. Best" Award Best Practices: A. From Santa Cruz TM's Website - Awarding the Best Speaker Ribbon.

2011 76

Famous Speech Friday: Benazir Bhutto at the UN Conference on Women

The Eloquent Woman

It''s Hillary Clinton''s "women''s rights are human rights" speech , also part of The Eloquent Woman Index, that is best remembered from the 1995 United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing.

2014 103

Storyboarding & the art of finding your story

Presentation Zen

Ever since Pixar made it big with Toy Story in 1995, they have been generous in sharing the "secrets" of their story design and their story process for the world to see. The use of storyboards is one of the reasons Walt Disney''s early films were so remarkable; the practice was soon copied. "At

2014 114

Go Ahead … Read Your Speech!

Successful Speeches Blog

The same as anyone else would … through instruction and practice. In 1995, Hillary Clinton was unpolished when she read her speech at the U.N. through instruction and practice. In 1995, Hillary Clinton was unpolished when she read her speech at the U.N. Most of the articles, blog posts and “tweets&# I’ve read about reading a speech suggest you avoid doing it at all costs.

2009 109

I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

Or to become a leader - but they didn''t really care about that in 1995, or 1999. We had had a guest speaker come to our meeting to practice his Region Speech. I owe it all to Toastmasters. The first time I heard the word ''Toastmasters'' was in debate class in the 10th grade.

2014 89

For Black History Month, 29 famous speeches by black women

The Eloquent Woman

Wells''s 1909 "This Awful Slaughter" busted the myth that women''s safety was the reason lynchings were carried out, and used a mix of data and defiance to fight against the practice of mob killings of black men.

2015 106

Everyday (but Sometimes Difficult) Conversations

The Communication Blog

What follows is a brief discussion of each of these conversational situations, some suggestions for making them go more smoothly and effectively, and brief exercises to practice the skills. The most important question for most people is what makes a good excuse and what makes a bad excuse (Dunn & Cody, 2000; Slade, 1995; Snyder, 1984). Conversation is something we engage in everyday, often without thinking about the process itself.

For #BlackHistoryMonth, 38 famous speeches by black women

The Eloquent Woman

Wells's 1909 "This Awful Slaughter" busted the myth that women's safety was the reason lynchings were carried out, and used a mix of data and defiance to fight against the practice of mob killings of black men.

2016 83

For #BlackHistoryMonth, 46 famous speeches by black women

The Eloquent Woman

Wells's 1909 "This Awful Slaughter" busted the myth that women's safety was the reason lynchings were carried out, and used a mix of data and defiance to fight against the practice of mob killings of black men.

2017 93

top women speakers? Hillary Clinton

The Eloquent Woman

That's due to her speech as First Lady at the United Nations' fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Clinton also should serve as a great example to women speakers, someone whose skills have developed with years of practice and training--something you should consider.

2009 63

Why it suited Brown and Blair to take House of Lords reform no further

Max Atkinson

Luckily for Brown, Tony Blair had already made such dubious practices easy for him by giving Adonis a seat in the House of Lords back in 2005 – in spite of our new transport supremo’s distaste for standing in elections. But in practice, why complain about the appointment of cronies if you’d rather rise without trace than go to all the trouble of fighting an election?

1995 48

Who's on First:Selling Your Programs to Education Committees

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Whos on First: Selling Your Programs to Education Committees Published by Professional Speaker Magazine, May 1995 issue By Vickie Sullivan Ahh, the good ol days when you got the engagement because a single decision maker liked your presentation.