Archive for April 2nd, 2009

April 2nd, 2009 by alephnaught

I like to make things – my Toastmasters speech

Our local Toastmasters club selected me to compete in this year’s International Speech Competition.  So, I got up early one Saturday and competed.  My speech was entitled, “I Like to Make Things,” and I hope it captured how important creativity is to me; I talk about building a theatre organ from a kit when I […]

April 2nd, 2009 by alephnaught

For Toastmasters: Table Topics

Toastmasters is a structured program to learn how to give good speeches.  One section of a meeting is called “Table Topics,” which is an opportunity for people to speak extemporaneously.  It can be hard to develop good Table Topics questions, so I’d like to suggest two that worked (very well, I got a lot of […]