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The Toastmasters Podcast

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The Toastmasters Podcast is like a radio talkshow featuring interviews with Toastmasters usually featured in the Toastmaster magazine. But unlike a radio show, a podcast is on the Internet, and available, for free, to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, and a connected device capable of playing audio.The Toastmasters Podcast is co-produced by Toastmasters International and Archieboy Holdings, LLC, for our global audience of Toastmasters and those interested in public speaking and leadership.

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The Toastmasters Podcast is like a radio talkshow featuring interviews with Toastmasters usually featured in the Toastmaster magazine. But unlike a radio show, a podcast is on the Internet, and available, for free, to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, and a connected device capable of playing audio.The Toastmasters Podcast is co-produced by Toastmasters International and Archieboy Holdings, LLC, for our global audience of Toastmasters and those interested in public speaking and leadership.

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I was hoping for a podcast of general interest to toastmasters. This one is targeted at TM insiders, and doesn't have much to say for the new member.

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For insiders

By evilry - Jan 11 2017
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I was hoping for a podcast of general interest to toastmasters. This one is targeted at TM insiders, and doesn't have much to say for the new member.

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The Toastmasters Podcast

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The Toastmasters Podcast is like a radio talkshow featuring interviews with Toastmasters usually featured in the Toastmaster magazine. But unlike a radio show, a podcast is on the Internet, and available, for free, to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, and a connected device capable of playing audio.The Toastmasters Podcast is co-produced by Toastmasters International and Archieboy Holdings, LLC, for our global audience of Toastmasters and those interested in public speaking and leadership.

Toastmasters Podcast #130: Meet Your 2017 Newly Accredited Speakers Part 1

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[53:22] On August 26th, 2017 at the 86th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Vancouver, Canada, a record six Toastmasters earned the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation bringing the total number of designations to 75. In the first part of a two-part episode, Greg Gazin speaks with three of the six, who are all from Canada: Angela Louie, DTM from Vancouver, British Columbia (left); Freddi Dogterom, DTM, from Lethbridge, Alberta (lower center) and Joe Grondin, . . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Nov 29 2017

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Toastmasters Podcast #145: Stuart Pink—Creative Leadership

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What does creativity have to do with leadership? How can leaders utilize leadership, and encourage it among their teams? Stuart Pink, CC, CL joins the show to explore these questions and more. Pink is a keynote speaker and coach on creativity who earned third place in the 2012 Toastmasters World Championship of Public SpeakingÆ. He is also the author of Brainarium: Exercise Your Creativity. Visit https://www.brainarium.com to learn more. See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jan 11 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #147: 4 Habits Yoga and Public Speaking Have in Common — Christine Clapp, DTM

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[22:30] There’s a strong link between yoga and public speaking, according to Christine Clapp, DTM. Listen as she enlightens us about an epiphany she had and whether you’re into yoga or not and on how connecting the two can offer great insights into helping you become a better speaker.Christine can be reached at info@spokenwithAuthority.com or on Twitter at @ChristineClapp. You can find her book Presenting at Work: A Guide to Public Speaking in Professional Contexts at Presenting. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

May 24 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #129: Introducing the 2017–2018 Toastmasters International President, Balraj Arunasalam, DTM

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[19:51] Bo and Ryan speak with Balraj Arunasalam, DTM, of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, the 2017--2018 Toastmasters International President, and chairman/managing director of Gemtrans Engineering Company, a maker of industrial belts. Active in his community, he serves as President of the Iyyappan Temple management board, as Vice President of the Aarunadu Velalar Society of Sri Lanka, and is a member of both the local Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club. In 2011, Arunasalam help. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Oct 18 2017

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Toastmasters Podcast #143: Ramona J. Smith—2018 World Champion of Public Speaking

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[23:57] On Saturday August 25, 2018, Ramona J. Smith of Houston, Texas, U.S.A, District 56, became the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. Her contest speech, "Still Standing" was delivered to an audience of nearly 2,000 people from around the world during the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.Smith is a high school educator, speaker, author, blogger and poet and is only the fifth woman to capture the title of World Champion of. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Nov 01 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #134: Meera Manek - Speechwriting, Communication and Stand-Up Comedy

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[23:39] Meera Manek is a Kenyan-born, of Indian descent, speechwriting coach, meeting facilitator, trainer, realtor and stand-up comedian who moved to California from Nairobi at age 7 and joined Toastmasters at age 18. Manek is featured in the Q & A section of the March 2018 issue of the Toastmaster.In this episode, Manek joins Greg and Ryan to discuss how being a Toastmaster made her better at her craft, and how she approaches her work like a doctor.Manek also share. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Mar 28 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #133: Manoj Vasudevan - 2017 World Champion of Public Speaking

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[24:34] On Friday evening August 25, 2017, Manoj Vasudevan of Singapore, District 80, became the 2017 World Champion of Public Speaking. His contest speech, "Pull Less, Bend More" was delivered to an audience of nearly 2,500 people from around the world during the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.Vasudevan, a management consultant and leadership coach gives us his insights on his journey to the world stage, including how he came up wi. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Mar 12 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #138: 2018 International Convention Preview (Part I)

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[43:05] In this first of a two part series, Greg, Ryan and Bo speak with four of the presenters who will grace the stage at the 2018 International Convention, August 22--25, in Chicago, Illinois: - Steve Gilliland: Follow Me (Keynote) - Lars Sudmann: The Innovative Toastmaster: Spice up your leadership and communication skills with practical innovation strategies - Eldonna Lewis Fernandez: Think Like a Negotiator &ndas. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jul 06 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #148: Handbook for Building and Sustaining Vibrant Toastmaster Programs in Corporations - Pat Johnson, PIP DTM

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[39:38] Building and Sustaining Vibrant Toastmaster Programs in Corporations is an important subject for anyone involved with corporate clubs, either as a sponsor, mentor, coach, member, potential member or district leader. In this extended interview, Greg and Ryan speak with Pat Johnson, DTM PIP about her new step-by-step handbook of the same name. Pat offers a deep dive into the subject which suggests alternative ways Toastmasters can work within the corporate world. We learn about h. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jul 31 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #136: Marc Williams, ACS, ALB — Creating a Positive Impact

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Marc Williams, ACS, ALB, witnessed an unspeakable tragedy at three years old, when two intruders broke into his home, and murdered his thought-to-be-father. The son of an illiterate, single mother who could not help him with his homework, Marc rose above his struggles, and went on to earn a master’s degree in speech communication from New York University. He left a job as an assistant principal at Brooklyn Technical High School to become the principal and turn around an underserv. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

May 23 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #153: Merging Medical Research and Communication Skills – Dr. Wenjing He

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[21:45] In this episode, Greg and Ryan speak with Dr. Wenjing He, M.D., Ph.D., a member of an elite global team of surgeons and scientists conducting cutting-edge research at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada. Dr. He is also one of several members of the research team who also belong to the College Plaza Toastmasters Club, featured in the December 2019 issue of the Toastmaster magazine. Dr. He joins the show to speak both about the fascinating research taking place in her . . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Dec 01 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #152: Building Meaningful Connections – Maureen Zappala, DTM

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[22:02] Most networking goals are business-related: build a clientele, get referrals, find a job prospect. What if, instead of “networking,” professionals could learn to think of it as “building connections”? Building more meaningful connections can accomplish all of these things while also filling a deeper need and importantly, there’s more than one right way to do it.Maureen Zappala, DTM, joins us in follow-up to her June 2019 article in The Toast. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Nov 13 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #151: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Harvey Deutschendorf

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[26:19] It’s been said that Emotional Intelligence (EI) a.k.a EQ can sometimes be more important than IQ. In this episode, Greg and Ryan speak with EI expert, speaker and author Harvey Deutschendorf. Harvey’s article, Emotional Intelligence: The Other Kind Of Smart, was the cover story for the July 2019 issue of The Toastmaster Magazine.Harvey enlightens us with what EQ is, how he discovered it and how it’s impacted his life. He also shares with us why it matters and what you c. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Oct 04 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #150: Meet the 2018 Accredited Speakers: Part 2

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[33:02] In Part 2 of our interviews with the 2018 Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker (AS), host Ryan Levesque speaks with the final three of the six: Maurice DiMino from Los Angeles, California, Tamara Hamilton from Reston, Virginia, and Terry Watson from Chicago, Illinois.Similar to Part 1, you’ll once again learn about these three extraordinary and fascinating individuals, hear about their AS journey, including what they learned from their accomplishment, and some very valuable less. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 23 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #149: Meet the 2018 Accredited Speakers: Part 1

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[36:13] On August 25th, 2018 at the 87th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA, six Toastmasters earned the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation, from a record 24 applicants, bringing the total number of designations awarded to-date to 81. In the first part of a two-part episode, Greg Gazin speaks with three of the six including: Greg Wood, DTM from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (top left), Valda B. Ford, DTM from High Point, North . . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 15 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #148: Handbook for Building and Sustaining Vibrant Toastmaster Programs in Corporations - Pat Johnson, PIP DTM

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[39:38] Building and Sustaining Vibrant Toastmaster Programs in Corporations is an important subject for anyone involved with corporate clubs, either as a sponsor, mentor, coach, member, potential member or district leader. In this extended interview, Greg and Ryan speak with Pat Johnson, DTM PIP about her new step-by-step handbook of the same name. Pat offers a deep dive into the subject which suggests alternative ways Toastmasters can work within the corporate world. We learn about h. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jul 31 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #147: 4 Habits Yoga and Public Speaking Have in Common — Christine Clapp, DTM

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[22:30] There’s a strong link between yoga and public speaking, according to Christine Clapp, DTM. Listen as she enlightens us about an epiphany she had and whether you’re into yoga or not and on how connecting the two can offer great insights into helping you become a better speaker.Christine can be reached at info@spokenwithAuthority.com or on Twitter at @ChristineClapp. You can find her book Presenting at Work: A Guide to Public Speaking in Professional Contexts at Presenting. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

May 24 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #146: Catching Up With International President, Lark Doley, DTM

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[18:43] A Toastmasters for 25 years, Lark Doley, DTM, of Jonestown, Texas has held a number of high-profile leadership positions within Toastmasters, including her current role as International President. Doley shares how she was first introduced to Toastmasters and her attraction to the Toastmasters Leadership track. She also tells us about her unique lighthouse home, her progress this year as President, including the Wow!Factor Project and enlightens us with her story behind her infatuation wi. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Apr 10 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #145: Stuart Pink—Creative Leadership

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What does creativity have to do with leadership? How can leaders utilize leadership, and encourage it among their teams? Stuart Pink, CC, CL joins the show to explore these questions and more. Pink is a keynote speaker and coach on creativity who earned third place in the 2012 Toastmasters World Championship of Public SpeakingÆ. He is also the author of Brainarium: Exercise Your Creativity. Visit https://www.brainarium.com to learn more. See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jan 11 2019

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Toastmasters Podcast #144: Accredited Speaker Program Has Come a Long Way - Bob Hooey, PDG AS

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[25:59] Toastmasters’ Accredited Speaker (AS) program has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981. In this episode, Greg speaks with Bob Hooey, PDG AS who achieved his AS designation in 1998, long before podcast was even a word and is #48 of only 81 who have earned this Toastmasters professional designation.Bob "Idea Man" Hooey is a professional speaker, his motto is, "Have Mouth, Will Travel.” Bob has been enlightening audiences around the world for over a quarter century and . . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Dec 17 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #143: Ramona J. Smith—2018 World Champion of Public Speaking

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[23:57] On Saturday August 25, 2018, Ramona J. Smith of Houston, Texas, U.S.A, District 56, became the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. Her contest speech, "Still Standing" was delivered to an audience of nearly 2,000 people from around the world during the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.Smith is a high school educator, speaker, author, blogger and poet and is only the fifth woman to capture the title of World Champion of. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Nov 01 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #142: 2018 International Convention Preview (Part II)

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[34:26] In this second of a two part series, Ryan and Greg speak with four of the presenters who will grace the stage at the 2018 International Convention, August 22--25, in Chicago, Illinois:- Pat Johnson: Building and Sustaining Vibrant Corporate Clubs - Mohammed Murad: Is Leadership for Me? - Johnny Campbell: Embracing the Winds of Change—Adjust Your Sails- Sarah Khan: #BeginWithinRegister for the convention today by visiting the convention Registration page. If you. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 21 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #141: Meet Keith Ferrazzi—2018 Golden Gavel Recipient

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[26:24] Toastmasters’ most prestigious award is the Golden Gavel. Since 1959, the award has been given annually to an individual distinguished in the fields of communication and leadership.Toastmasters International has named Keith Ferrazzi as its 2018 Golden Gavel recipient for his leadership in the field of networking and relationship-building. The award recognizes Ferrazzi’s extensive influence in encouraging individuals and organizations to build trusting, mutually beneficial relations. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 21 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #140: International Convention Attendees Share Their Stories

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[19:38] In this episode, Greg speaks with the attendees from the floor at the 2017 International Convention in Vancouver. You’ll learn about who they are, where they come from, their experiences, takeaways and their favorite highlights of the convention.You’ll hear from Toastmasters from all around the globe, ranging from local Toastmasters to others who trekked up to 40 hours to get to Vancouver to attend the premier event. Some are new Toastmasters, joining within the last month and other. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 15 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #139: Let's Hear from the 2017 International Convention Volunteers

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[27:05] It takes a lot of helping hands to make an International Convention successful. In this episode, recorded live in Vancouver at the 86th annual International Convention, Greg has a conversation with Joe Da Silva, DTM who tells us - what’s involved in his role as Volunteer Coordinator Chair overseeing some 240+ volunteers; some of the things he’s learned and what people can expect, learn and experience as a volunteer.In the second half of the podcast, you’ll get to meet seven volunteers, m. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Aug 10 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #138: 2018 International Convention Preview (Part I)

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[43:05] In this first of a two part series, Greg, Ryan and Bo speak with four of the presenters who will grace the stage at the 2018 International Convention, August 22--25, in Chicago, Illinois: - Steve Gilliland: Follow Me (Keynote) - Lars Sudmann: The Innovative Toastmaster: Spice up your leadership and communication skills with practical innovation strategies - Eldonna Lewis Fernandez: Think Like a Negotiator &ndas. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jul 06 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #137: Pat Johnson, DTM PIP — Confessions from an International Convention Chair

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[26:21] In this episode, Greg speaks with Toastmasters Past International President Pat Johnson, DTM. In 2017, Johnson held the honor of host district convention chair for the International Convention in Vancouver, Canada.Johnson, a coach and Toastmaster since 1983, shares her experience about the role as chair and why she said yes to taking on such major endeavor; what was involved and her experience putting together and working with such an incredible team. We learn about her leadership j. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Jun 23 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #136: Marc Williams, ACS, ALB — Creating a Positive Impact

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Marc Williams, ACS, ALB, witnessed an unspeakable tragedy at three years old, when two intruders broke into his home, and murdered his thought-to-be-father. The son of an illiterate, single mother who could not help him with his homework, Marc rose above his struggles, and went on to earn a master’s degree in speech communication from New York University. He left a job as an assistant principal at Brooklyn Technical High School to become the principal and turn around an underserv. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

May 23 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #135: Myles Drake, CC - Shifting From the Fast Lane to the Stage

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[26:31] In this episode, Greg and Ryan speak with Myles Drake, CC. Drake is an adventurous young man from Ontario, Canada who after nearly failing out of school, eventually landed his dream job as a design engineer building cars for the Subaru Rally Team USA after touring the facility. Less than two years later and with the skills he’s gained from Toastmasters, his adventurous journey has taken him from beyond his comfort zone to the stage where he’s been having an impact on students. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Apr 21 2018

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Toastmasters Podcast #134: Meera Manek - Speechwriting, Communication and Stand-Up Comedy

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[23:39] Meera Manek is a Kenyan-born, of Indian descent, speechwriting coach, meeting facilitator, trainer, realtor and stand-up comedian who moved to California from Nairobi at age 7 and joined Toastmasters at age 18. Manek is featured in the Q & A section of the March 2018 issue of the Toastmaster.In this episode, Manek joins Greg and Ryan to discuss how being a Toastmaster made her better at her craft, and how she approaches her work like a doctor.Manek also share. . . See the complete description at The Toastmasters Podcast

Mar 28 2018

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