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The Premier Toastmasters Mentors

Mentors Circle

The Mentors Circle is unique to Buona Vista Toastmasters Club. It is headed by a veteran Club Member as the Chief Mentor, and presided by the Vice-President of Education. The aim of the Mentors Circle is the uphold the quality of the Club’s Mentorship Program, by ensuring the system remains standardized, streamlined and effective. The current …

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How to Survive Your Ice Breaker

Download CC Project 1 – IceBreaker (PDF) here!   Come in from the cold You’ve attended a few Toastmasters meetings and you’ve seen others give their speeches. Perhaps you’ve noticed that some speakers are smooth, polished and experienced, while others struggle at a beginner’s level. Now it’s time for you to stand up and give your …

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In an article from the April 2006 issue of the Toastmaster magazine, veteran Toastmaster Rajiv Ramaratnam of Quincy, Massachusetts shares these tricks for taking the terror out of TABLE TOPICS™ – or any other impromptu speaking situation: Begin by greeting the audience. Smile. This buys you time to think about the topic at hand. Avoid …

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Tips for Special Occasions

Giving a Eulogy Speaking at a funeral or memorial service is difficult. You must deal with your own grief while communicating what’s in your heart. Here are some pointers: Write out the speech and practice it using an outline. You may need more detailed notes than usual, in case you are overcome with emotion. Like any …

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