Tag: Speaking

  • Earn Your Standing Ovation with Club Awesome Toastmasters

    Every member who completes the first speech in the professional development program (“The Ice Breaker”) earns a standing ovation at Club Awesome. Here’s an example of what it feels like to complete your first speech. Earn your standing ovation with us. Club Awesome welcomes you as a guest at our next meeting.

  • 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…