Tag: David Carr

  • Welcome to Presenting the Community: A Year-Long Celebration of District 47 Toastmasters

    Over the summer of 2017, I set out on a mission to help spread the word about Toastmasters throughout South Florida and The Bahamas. Presenting the Community is a High Performance Leadership (HPL) project designed to engage existing Toastmasters in District 47 and attract new people to our clubs by sharing our speaking expertise and…

  • What Makes a Story Humorous?

    A few months ago, I spoke to the Club Awesome Toastmasters about a technique for adding humor to stories. The speech was titled “Don’t Tell the Truth!” and the basic concept was to take a normal situation and put an unexpected spin on it to make it funny. My evaluator, David Carr, wondered how I…