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Toastmasters Is Bigger, Better

The results are in, and our membership has grown! With more than 313,000 members  in over 14,650 clubs in 126 countries, Toastmasters is helping more people than ever to become more confident speakers and leaders.

How to find a new Speech Topic?

How to find a new Speech Topic?   Sometimes you might struggle to a Speech Topic. This can be a challenge for new members but also for old members who delivered already several speeches. I would suggest creating a list of ideas and also different categories.   For instance:   1. Category: Personal interest Talk …

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Great Speech Topics 2012 1st Part

To find an exciting topic for a speech can be  a challenge from time to time.. First of all it is crucial important that you feel enthusiastic yourself about the topic. This helps you a lot create a nice concept for your speech, the Mind Map concept might help by that task. Also it is …

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Leadership – How to train leadership skills in Hamburg?

Dear Power Speakers, dear followers at Hamburg Power Speakers we do not only focus on developing our speaking skills and how to give a professional speech in public but also on leadership skills. There is indeed a strong link or connection between both fields and by evaluating a speech you develop your listening skills and …

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Goals 2013? What about your Body language!

I wish you a great start in the new year 2013 and hope that you can reach your personal goals. By the way did you set personal goals? Setting goals, creating a plan and focusing on a only a few key goals can help to develop your speaking and / or leadership skills furthermore. One …

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Annual review of 2012 & Christmas Meeting

At the 12th of December we had our Christmas meeting with . Our Club President gave us an annual review about our achieved goals. For instance:  Our new website is finally online Our successful area conference which we held in  31 March 2012, great teamwork! We got our 1st ever official ribbon, the dark blue …

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Special Meeting on 16th November 2012

Our Special meeting the “Wines Tasting” in the Speicherstadt at the 16th Novemeber was a great success. We were 14 members and guests in total and enjoyed 4 speeches about wine and a really nice selection from white wine to rose and red wine but also an English Port. It was a lovely connoisseur event …

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Many Guests from other Toastmaster Clubs Tonight

Today we had several experienced Toastmaster guests from Buxtehude Toastmasters, First Hanseatic and Manheim…and guests who were refered to us by the Hanseredner, what a great support for a new club! After one speech slot being cancelled on the same day we had to come up with a creative solution to fill out the white …

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Practical tips on how to listen, speak and think when you are the evaluator

Sometimes you just have to force yourself to pay attention. Sometimes we are anxious, bored or distracted. Here are some practical tools to help you really listen, speak and think when you evaluate: LISTEN Look at the speaker – Not window, the evaluation sheet or other people in the audience. The speaker will feel encouraged …

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