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Can Toastmasters Help You Be a Better Public Speaker?

Have you heard of toastmasters?
Can Toastmasters help you to be a better speaker?

why join toastmasters

If you are or were a toastmaster, I think your answer to the above question is YES.
If you don’t know what toastmasters are. Check out the below videos.

“Why Join Toastmasters?”

The Schwan Food Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2013, Greg Flack, gave his personal testimony on the value of the Toastmasters program and explained how participating in Toastmasters helps people grow professionally and personally.

Why Toastmasters?

Tom Dowd presents at an open house at Lewiston-Auburn Toastmasters on February 7, 2012 about how Toastmasters International has made a profound difference in his life and career.

What is Toastmasters?

Also, you can check out the below article “Can Toastmasters Help You Be a Better Public Speaker” written by George Torok.

If you want to overcome stage fright and learn to speak with confidence, join a toastmasters club.

You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

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Can Toastmasters Help You Be a Better Public Speaker?
By George Torok

The short answer is yes.

Toastmasters can help you improve your presentation skills. Toastmasters has helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world improve their presentation, public speaking, and communication skills. Continue reading

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7 Public Speaking Tips To Become a Better Speaker

Public Speaking Tips for Becoming a Better Speaker

“Just two and a half years ago, Joshua Rinaldi would shake while giving a speech. Today he’s the president of New York Toastmasters, the New York City chapter of Toastmasters International, an organization of 14,350 speaking clubs across 122 countries.

How did Rinaldi transform from someone who could barely stand in front of people to a public speaking teacher in such a quick time? Practice, he says, noting that this short learning curve isn’t uncommon…

“People improve very quickly,” Rinaldi says. The intense fear that people get before speaking to an audience, he explains, is simply based on unfamiliarity.

“I always tell members after they give their first speech, ‘That’s the hardest speech you’ll ever give,'” he says.

We asked Rinaldi how even someone whose palms sweat at the thought of being at a podium can start to become a better speaker. Here are his best tips: While practicing, transition from a transcript to your memory….”

Source: 7 Public Speaking Tips From A Toastmasters Pro by Richard Feloni dated 18 Jul 2014 (Mineral Daily News-Tribune)

The following is the 7 Tips for Becoming an Excellent Public Speaker from  Joshua Rinaldi:

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1. Practice transitioning from a transcript to you memory.
2. Use notes sparingly.
3. Release nervous energy with controlled breathing and lay off the coffee.
4. Take your time.
5. Play to your strengths.
6. Don’t apologize at the start of your speech.
7. Know your audience.

Source: 7 tips for becoming an excellent public speaker by Dylan Roach dated 18 Aug 2015 (Business Insider)

Since 1924 Toastmasters International has helped more than four million people gain the confidence to communicate.  Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speaking skills. You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

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