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International Speech and Evaluation contests – 2018

We had a great evening with our International Speech Competition and Evaluation Competition events taking place.     In the first half of the evening, Shane persuaded the audience to take on a triathlon challenge through his inspiring and personal speech. Roland then demonstrated a compelling story of Demosthenes using his crafted body language. He […]

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Why Trump?; Ditch the perfectionist and An only child

The president, Trang motivated members and guests to face their fear of public speaking with an anecdote from the movie The world Fastest Indian, Burt Munro. He set various speed records until he retired at the age of 68. When nobody believed that he could do it, he quoted Theodore Roosevelt: ‘“It is not the […]

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Meeting Notes – 27th April 2016

Isabel our president welcomed all to the meeting. She recounted that during an extended illness she was so dedicated to the Toastmasters cause that she read cover-to-cover all the issues of the Toastmasters magazine that she received! One of the tips was on developing stage presence by recording the first few lines of your latest […]

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