Posts Tagged: speaking

Beat Your Secret Confidence Killer

It’s that time of year again! The next two days we’ll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here. Kiyona Miah, Program Analyst at the U.S. Census Bureau, has a secret confidence killer. Kiyona struggles with public speaking and private speaking…well allRead… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Keep Opening to Your Purpose — Its Graduation Season Again

Spring, for me, is full of many things: cherry blossoms, outdoor activities, getting to wear sandals instead of real shoes, and this year ….. my graduate school graduation. It is a bittersweet moment and it can’t happen with out a commencement ceremony. Tis the season of college graduations and the ever anticipated announcement of theRead… Read more »

Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Having Fun and Becoming More Effective When Doing Impromptu Public Speaking

On Thursday, November 21, SPICE Toastmasters heard from a dynamic speaker — 2013 District 27 Table Topics Winner Clarence Featherson! Our Toastmaster of the Day kicked off this special meeting with the pledge of allegiance, mission statement, word of the day, and inspirational quote. Word of the Day: Cogent – Convincing or believable Inspirational Quote:Read… Read more »

Perils of The Open Mike – Bill Connor’s April 5 Column From

Just as surely as the sun will rise tomorrow in the east, politicians and business types will continue to forget the presence of a live microphone at precisely the wrong times. Consider President Obama talking sotto voce with Dmitry Medvedev after a joint appearance a couple of weeks ago, confiding to the Russian President thatRead… Read more »