5 Favourite Public Speaking World Champion Speeches

The final World Championship of Public Speaking takes place on the 23rd August. Its the conclusion of the annual “Oratatory Olympics” for the 25,000 Toastmasters who enter each year. Below are the speeches of my five favourite winners from the past 15 years.   To reach the final each speaker has progressed through six competitions…

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What you can learn from the Big Bang Cast to get a pay rise

News outlets are reporting that the three lead characters of the hit show “The Big Bang Theory” have each received a pay rise to $1 million each per episode! That’s good (no GREAT) money if you can get it! They had threatened to go on strike if they didn’t get a suitable pay rise.  …

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Where will your public speaking skills be in one year?

I watched the video below, and I was amazed at the improvement in the ability of the girl, Karen, to dance. I hope you find it as inspirational as I did. A key message from the video is to set a goal and commit to achieving that goal. Karen sets herself a goal, and then…

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