Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 20

Lessons from the “World’s Largest Toastmasters Event”

If you’ve read my last few posts, you’ve heard about this event – essentially, back to back Toastmasters meetings for 7 hours straight, conducted outside at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland.  The objective was to introduce Toastmasters, a worldwide communication and leadership organization, to people wandering through the Square on a fine summer day. Overall …

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Sep 15

Career advancement through Toastmasters

2014 outdoor Toastmasters event

At the “World’s Largest Toastmasters Event” (which wasn’t, thanks in part to a sudden downpour) on August 30th, I was asked to speak about how Toastmasters benefitted my career…in essence, to tell my science communication story through a Toastmasters lens. I share my story here as well – to encourage you to improve your own …

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