Welcome to the Big "D" Toastmasters Blog.
We'll post about club happenings here, but also other articles that might be of interest to those who are trying to become a better speaker and leader.
- 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.
- Toastmasters Meeting Summary 04/25/2019
April 26, 2019
Another week and another Toastmasters meeting. This week our Toastmaster is a returning member, Yolanda, who entertained us with the theme of "Smile." We learned many facts about smiling throughout the evening. One of them being that waiters who smile tend to earn higher tips.
- Toastmasters Meeting Summary 04/18/2019
April 24, 2019
The Toastmaster this week was Big "D" Pilot, Aleluya. His skills as a pilot and a Toastmaster were on full display as the meeting was run with the scheduled precision that is needed of a Toastmaster.
- Toastmasters Meeting Summary 04/04/2019
April 6, 2019
A huge congratulations to our first time Toastmaster, Janice, who ran an excellent meeting with the theme about Money.
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