Second Vice President Candidate Showcase
Watch Second Vice President candidates Donald F. Bittick, Morag Mathieson, and Radhi Spear as they address questions submitted by current and past Toastmasters leaders.
“I See You” Leadership - Angela Barrus
Angela Barrus believes Toastmasters offers the highest-quality, most-affordable, and expertly designed speaking/leadership program in the world. Unfortunately, not all members stay long enough to accomplish their goals before disappearing, she points out. Is it possible that by practicing the art of “I See You” Leadership, more members can achieve their hopes and dreams and improve Toastmasters retention? This high-impact, skill-building presentation will help answer that.
The Five Partnerships Every Toastmaster Needs - Ellie Kay
According to this presentation, every Toastmaster can become a better leader and communicator by developing five key partnerships: The Fun Friend - Someone who will make our step lighter and give us the right perspective when we need it the most The Encourager - The person who gives you support, confidence or hope The Adventurer – A person who forces you to push the envelope, dream the big dream, and get out of your comfort zone The Artist - A person who exhibits exceptional skill and creativity The Prophet - A person who advocates or speaks in a visionary way
Stimulated Not Stir-Crazy: How to Stay Motivated While Living in Uncertainty - Katie Rigsby
Working and living in isolation can be a major "buzzkill," says Katie Rigsby. During times of uncertainty, many people find themselves depressed, anxious, or even angry, while others have nervous energy and seem to be bursting at the seams. In this session, Katie will guide you through the steps of transferring your anxieties or nervous energy into motivation to help you be more creative and productive, all while keeping a distance.
The 8-Carat Communicator - Dawn Frail
This presentation uses the four factors in determining the value of a precious gemstone to create a formula that any speaker can use as a blueprint for delivering a highly engaging message.
2020 Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Presentation
Watch the highly anticipated convention kickoff, featuring the popular Parade of Flags, our inspiring keynote speaker, Dan Clark, and an introduction to candidates for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.
Humanity will Rise as a Force, Stronger than a Disease - Dineshrie Pillay
In 2020, humanity has faced unprecedented times in the wake of COVID-19. Our personal lives, professional lives, and every facet of our daily routine has been interrupted, leaving many of us demotivated.
Design Thinking—A Way of Life - Saveen Hegde
In this presentation, discover how Design Thinking helps us develop an open, flexible mindset that is important in today’s changing world. Learn how Design Thinking combines creative and critical thinking that allows information and ideas to be organized, decisions to be made, situations to be improved, and knowledge to be gained.