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Here at the Big "D" Toastmasters blog, we'll post various updates about what's been going on in the club.
- Public Speaking Nightmare: How To Shut Down Bullies And Hecklers
March 28, 2021
As a Public Speaker, I’ve dealt with my share of hecklers and other public speaking nightmares. In my early career, I would be devastated by them. It happened in front of 5, 20, even 600 people where the audience had interrupted, pushed back, belittled, or just plain roasted me. Back then, I handled hecklers poorly ...
- Fear Of Public Speaking? Ease The Tension
March 13, 2021
You’ve spent countless hours putting together the most ideal speech – fascinating, lively, enjoyable and attention grabbing — and the moment you get near a stage or podium you start to fall apart! Anxiety of public speaking is all too common amongst the professional and social arenas and tackling your nerves may seem an inconceivable ...
- 5 Ways Free Professional Speaking Gigs Help You
May 25, 2020
One of the main reasons people get into this business is because they wish to earn some significant money. After doing some research they find that most of their starting events will be free speaking functions. What?
- 10 important steps to overcome your fear of public speaking
May 16, 2020
The fear of public speaking is as common to man as the sun is as common during the day and do not fear, almost everyone goes through the same process everyday, but just to be sure, here are some ten essential steps to conquer the fear of public speaking.
- Don’t Fear the Pause
March 31, 2020
One thing that frightens most beginner speakers is the idea of a pause. Notice how smooth speakers typically will pause and enable that minute of silence in a discussion to simply hang there.
- 2019 Fall Contest
August 16, 2019
The Toastmasters Fall 2019 contest season is quickly approaching. Find out more about this Toastmasters tradition.
- Toastmasters Meeting Summary 05/02/2019
May 3, 2019
Another week and another Toastmasters meeting. This week our Toastmaster was a first time Toastmasters, Bach. He did a great job of putting the evening together, even as two speakers had to find emergency replacements due to weather. (It was stormy this past week in Dallas!) The theme this week was the Big "D" 70th Anniversary.
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