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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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Pathways Ice Breaker

Your First Project: The Ice Breaker!

Introduction You may have participated in an ice breaker activity at an event sometime in your life. These are activities that are designed to help people relax and get to know one another. Ice breaker activities that are well-designed and well-executed engage an audience and encourage them to invest in the success of the event. …

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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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