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Each and every Toastmasters member is striving to be a better speaker. Here is where we toast the best of us, the most powerful speaking tools and the community we have grown and love.

Keeping A Remote Team Motivated …

... can be arduous. But if leaders keep the simple points mentioned below in mind, at least half their job can be taken care of. What do you think? How do you keep your team motivated? Ways To Motivate A Remote Team

How To Respond To Criticism?

Responding to criticism can be tricky. Our response to critique is based on various factors - What is being criticised?The situation in which criticism is deliveredThe intent of criticismThe frame of mind of the receiverThe person delivering the criticism The above...

The Importance Of Listening In Communication

"The most important part of communication is surprisingly not talking - it is listening." - Author Elizabeth Bryant in her book Blended Families Listening is often taken for granted. People often hear what is being said but hearing is different to listening. To...

7 Ways To Add Humour To Your Next Speech

Making your audience laugh is a good way to get them fully engaged with your presentation. It shouldn't be like stand-up comedy. But a laugh here and there always helps your audience absorb relevant information better and remember them. Here are some tips to add...

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