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Toastmasters Podcast #155: Meet the 2019 Accredited Speakers: Part 2

March 09, 2020

In the second part of this two-part series, Greg Gazin speaks with the final three of the six including: Dr. Yelena Balabanova, DTM, Seattle, WA, USA; Michael Bayer, DTM, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; and Greg Van Borssum, DTM, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Toastmasters Podcast #154: Meet the 2019 Accredited Speakers: Part 1

January 30, 2020

On August 24th, 2019 at the 88th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Denver, Colorado USA, six Toastmasters earned the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation, bringing the total number of designations awarded to-date to 87.


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

December 01, 2019

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.


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

November 12, 2019

Maureen Zappala, DTM, joins us in follow-up to her June 2019 article in The Toastmaster Magazine to explore practical ways that we can benefit if we shift our mindset and those behaviors that follow from "networking" to "building meaningful connections." Maureen also distinguishes the difference between extroverts and introverts, and offers a technique to help us overcome "imposter syndrome."


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

October 04, 2019

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.


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

August 23, 2019

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.


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