Podcast Archive

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

by Ryan Levesque | Aug 21, 2018

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.


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

by Greg Gazin | Aug 21, 2018

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 Podcast #140: International Convention Attendees Share Their Stories

by Greg Gazin | Aug 15, 2018

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.


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

by Greg Gazin | Aug 10, 2018

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.


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

by Greg Gazin | July 6, 2018

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.


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

by Greg Gazin | June 23, 2018

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.


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

Bo Bennett, PhD | May 23, 2018

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.


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

by Greg Gazin | April 20, 2018

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.