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Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 10 – Inspire your audience!

With this, I complete my Competent Communicator Manual speeches. I am feeling proud to finish up a task that was willingly chosen. For sure, I would cherish the journey from my first speech. Consciously and unconsciously I have learnt a lot. Association with Toastmasters gives a platform to understand you better, take best practices from leaders, other aspirants and connects with fine individuals.

I hope to continue this journey to constantly learn. I will keep posting my updates going forward.

Below is the speech I delivered for my 10th project. I was able to comfortably deliver this speech.

Word of Caution: Evaluator’s feedback made me realize that the outcome of my speech was more persuading instead of inspiring the audience.

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Project 10Invest during difficult times

Yes, invest during difficult times! These are difficult times… Isn’t it?

After having a refreshing weekend, I came to office on a particular Monday morning. Neatly dressed in formals, clean shaved and wearing shiny black shoes it was a nice feeling to start the first day of the week. Expecting a long busy day, just while I was setting up my machine, a colleague of mine came to me. Asked, “Senthil, have you heard the news?” I said “NO!” Continue reading Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 10 – Inspire your audience!

Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 9 – Persuade with power!

Treasure your knowledge base!

Two senior citizens in a retirement home were sitting on a bench under a tree when one turned to the other and said:

‘Manik, I’m 83 years old now and I’m just full of aches and pains. I know you’re about my age. How do you feel?’ Manik said, ‘I feel just like a newborn baby.

Sivam curiously asked ”Really! Like a newborn baby?’ How? Manik Responded ‘Yep. No hair, no teeth, and I think I have just wet my pants.’ Continue reading Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 9 – Persuade with power!

Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 8 – Get comfortable with visual aids

Speech Title – The losing art of handwriting!

What are certain things that make humans very different from all other species in the planet? Friends, encourage this new speaker in your club with a couple of responses 🙂 Yes, 6th Sense? Love? Smile? Yes, thank you!

All those answers are right! But I am going to talk about something that is very unique to us, only us and I can bet, that no other species have that. And that is HANDWRITING!

Dear President, Toastmaster of the day and fellow Toastmasters! Continue reading Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual Speech 8 – Get comfortable with visual aids