November 15, 2012 Meeting: New Table Topics Format

During our meeting this week, we chose to have two Table Topics sessions. For the first session, we selected items from a bag of goodies and had to say why the item we… Continue reading

Summary of Thursday, September 6th Meeting

We had a great meeting last night, with four guests attending and joining in the conversation and speaking. It was a fun night of learning about each others memories of September from childhood,… Continue reading

Upcoming Speech Contest and New Member Induction Ceremony: September 20, 2012

The Colonel Ledyard Toastmasters will host a Humorous and Evaluative Speech Contest on September 20, 2012 at the Bill Library in Ledyard, CT. This contest will provide an opportunity for our club members… Continue reading

WEEKEND CHALLENGE: Tailoring Your Speech to Keep the Crowd Attentive

Have you given a presentation in which you felt half the audience was sleeping? In the July 2012 edition of Toastmasters Magazine, Tim Cigelske shares tips for overcoming this feeling in “Dealing With… Continue reading

Speaking with Passion: Using Words to Convey Images

What words come to mind when you see the above picture? Using Words to Convey Images Think of how you would explain this picture with words. If you were standing at a lectern… Continue reading