Let’s support Brian Mikosz that won fist place on February 18th at the Area 24 speech contest and this Saturday March 4th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at Broward College, Davie Campus Brian is going to represent us at the Division B Table Topics and International Speech Champions! Areas 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24 Champions: Going For the Gold!
Most of the time, we use video in the club as a teaching tool, sharing it privately so members can see their performances after the meeting. At our February 3 meeting, all three featured speeches were so strong we asked permission to make them public.
These videos are not technically perfect, but I hope the essence of the speeches shines through.
One of the most valuable skills you can learn in Toastmasters is how to think on your feet — come up with an intelligent and maybe even entertaining response to a surprise question. That’s good practice for the unexpected in life and business.
The Table Topics impromptu speaking exercise that is a feature of most Toastmasters meetings is so important we hold an annual contest for the best impromptu speech at our club, with the winner going on to compete at higher levels — area, division and district (South Florida and The Bahamas).
The speakers whose videos are included below were the top 3 in our club’s recent contest.
The prompt they all responded to was: “I found a box in the attic …”