Last Friday I was the Emcee at my Toastmasters club and opened with these lines.“When our President Jindow Joseph asked … Continue reading Yet another Speech Opener
Doc Blakely, a Toastmaster and celebrity humorist gave a rousing start to his speech with ” a professional speaker should … Continue reading Doc Blakely’s Speech Opener !
Yesterday,I spoke on “winning humorous speech contests” at Dreams Toastmasters Dubai. I was speaking for the third time to the … Continue reading My latest speech opener !
I think repartee is the toughest form of humor. The ability to come up with a witty retort is a … Continue reading Repartee or witty retort
Image via Wikipedia A well crafted speech opener gives you tremendous momentum. As a wag put it, a good speech … Continue reading Still more Speech Openers……
Why use humor ?You make people happy !Many years ago, I was reluctantly watching a videotape of Toastmaster Willie Jones … Continue reading Benefits of using humor in public speaking..
Speakers overwork some cliches – used, reused, overused and abused phrases like ” without much ado, least but not the … Continue reading Speakers, beware of cliches !
Recently, I was listening to a celebrity speaker and he started by telling us, ” The number one fear for … Continue reading Enabling confidence !