10 – Powerful Tips for TOASTMASTERS on Content Writing

Content is the currency of future. In this blog I would share PROVEN TIPS on creating hooks for your content YOUR NAME: Grab your name and purchase URL. Begin writing blog post. Integrate your Blog with Social Media platform such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ CURATE CONTENT: Subscribe to people.li and enter your keyword/title. […]

7 Reasons you should attend – DTAC 2015

Acronym DTAC stands for District Toastmasters Annual Conference.  And this time District 20 DTAC 2015 is being held in Dubai.  The objective of the conference is two folds Organize contest between the best speakers of the Divisions in the District. Hold elections for the next District Council. But why should you attend DTAC 2015 is […]

BRAND BUILDING FOR TOASTMASTERS

Idea of this blog post triggered in my mind after I requested a speaking slot  in DTAC 2015 “.  I began wondering what I can give back to Toastmasters in this blog Post.  And it boiled down to  “A Teaser on BRAND building.” Brand has numerous scientific definitions but in simplistic terms it is what your […]

Lessons on Raising Funds for DTAC 2015

Raising funds for an event shares many similarities to raising equity for an enterprise wherein you are expected to persuade the financier to bet on the future of the company.  And am sharing my lessons on raising funds for DTAC 2015 that will guide prospective fund raisers. REVENUE TARGET: Foremost identify what is your target […]

A Perfect TMOD Role Play

You have taken up the challenge to drive the next meeting and now is the day to perform THE role of TOASTMASTERS OF THE DAY. Audience is looking forward to a great time. How can you help them? Here are few tips to enchant them TIME MANAGEMENT: Help Begin, Carry and Close the meeting on […]

Power – Use it or lose it.

Last month while conversing with a Toastmaster I inquired about a fellow Toastmaster.  I was told he had lost his job.  In another meeting I was told that another fellow toastmaster had migrated to Canada considering his kids had moved out for higher education.   This got me thinking, how well do I know my fellow Toastmasters, how well […]

Automating Toastmasters Search

  Many a time I receive a request from a prospective member “which club should I join? ”    And the question cycle begins where do you stay, what is your profession and what is your objective?   Many a time Toastmasters come back after a long SABBATICAL and request is for a similar advice.  The recommendations […]

INVEST OUTSIDE THE BOX

   In sales we are taught to UP-SELL – If our prospect purchases a Tablet Pcs; sell him 3 years premium support along.  CROSS-SELL – If your prospect buys Tablet Pcs; sell him a printer or a Camera along.  The fundamental is “don’t limit yourself to the low hanging fruits.”  But cross sell and upsell […]

Chief Judge Dilemma

  Contest season is in full swing.   And every contest requires three types of Tribes – Contestants, Judges and Audience wherein every tribe has a specific role play.  Now I have been judging and Chief Judging contests and would like to share bits and pieces on Chief Judging as follows Request the organizer if they […]

Extra-ordinary Toastmasters

 Many a time I meet professionals and they say I am also a member of Toastmasters club but I don’t attend the meetings.  It’s like saying I have a tread mill at home but don’t use it. Toastmasters International is a wonderful platform of progressive professionals that has changed many lives.  People who swore to […]