The Toastmasters Podcast is like a radio talkshow featuring interviews with Toastmasters usually featured in the Toastmaster magazine. But unlike a radio show, a podcast is on the Internet, and available, for free, to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, and a connected device capable of playing audio.
[27:53] Expert Hybrid Meeting tips, resources and best practices from TEDx speaker, event host, comedian and Toastmaster Markus Seppälä
[24:35] David Jones, DTM shares the emotional story of losing his wife in a tragic car crash, and how that experience inspired him to serve others.
[29:45] Exploring the psychological dimensions of stage fright, and tools for managing it effectively.
[26:18] What are the vital communication skills necessary for successful entrepreneurship, and how can you develop them?
[28:53] Carol Bausor teaches how to increase proficiency in a foreign language.
[28:47] Lindy MacLaine 2nd runner-up 2020 WCPS shares how to become an A.C.E. at virtual speaking
[26:56] Banker Stephan Dyer becomes accidental comedian through Toastmasters - shares his journey and comedy tips
[28:34] Meet Mohamed Shukri - Toastmasters newly minted Accredited Speaker. Hear about his journey and how a safety shortcut can lead to a great safety culture
[29:12] in this lighthearted yet informative episode, hosts Greg & Ryan lay their cards on the table sharing lessons learned from mistakes, missteps & miscues
[21:26] Greg and Ryan speak with writer, author, and speaker Laura Vanderkam about maximizing productivity while working from home.
[29:58] Victoria Salem shares the benefits of networking online and how social media truly can build meaningful relationships
[28:58] Deborah McAlexander is a blind para dressage equestrian with an inspirational and courageous story of overcoming challenges and finding success.
[27:21] Samantha Neyland, the current Miss Hawaii USA, shares how Toastmasters contributed to winning the interview portion of the competition and the crown.
[28:48] On today’s episode we meet the 2020-2021 Toastmasters International President, Richard E. Peck, DTM, from Seymour, CT USA.
[29:59] Interview with Mike Carr 2020 World Champion of Public Speaking - his surreal experience of being the 1st virtual stage speech competition winner
[29:49] A fascinating conversation with John Bowe, author of ’I Have Something to Say: Mastering the Art of Public Speaking in an Age of Disconnection’
[24:53]Kristin Arnold on how panels have changed over the past 5 years, best practices for panel success, & what you need to know when your participating in one
[28:24] Today’s show features two guests, 41 years of age apart, brought together by an initial common athletic interest further solidified by a second one
[32:35] Comedian & Presentation Coach Judy Carter offers tips on virtual communication and incorporating humor in the midst of challenging times.
[26:33] Timely interview with 2019-20 Toastmasters International Pres. Deepak Menon about his leadership journey and how the COVID-19 has affected Toastmasters
The world is in a midst of transitioning through a huge change and who better to chat with than the Agent of Change and the Transition Man himself, John
An inside look from a World Champ at what constitutes a winning speech. Plus, a bonus lightning round with questions from listeners!
[22:12] In part 2 Toastmasters Podcast hosts Greg Gazin, DTM and Ryan Levesque, ACG, ALB continue the conversation on creating interesting podcast content in t
[26:02] In this two-part episode, Greg and Ryan step away from the typical interview format to talk about podcasting - specifically, how you can create interest
In parts of the world, William Hung has become a household name. After his American Idol audition where his song selection was his rendition of Ricky Martin’s,
Interviews with the newest accredited speakers and their journeys: Part 2 – Dr. Yelena Balabanova, Michael Bayer and Greg Van Borssum
[21:45] 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. Dr. He is also one of several members of the research team who also belong to the College Plaza Toastmasters Club, featured in …
[22:02] Most networking goals are business-related: build a clientele, get referrals, find a job prospect. What if, instead of “networking,” professionals could learn to think of it as “building connections”? Building more meaningful connections can accomplish all of these things while also filling a deeper need and importantly, there’s more than o…
[26:19] 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.Harvey enli…
[33:02] 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.Similar to Part 1, you’ll once again learn about these three extr…
[36:13] On August 25th, 2018 at the 87th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA, six Toastmasters earned the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation, from a record 24 applicants, bringing the total number of designations awarded to-date to 81. In the first part of a two-part episode, Greg Gazin speaks with three of the s…
[39:38] Building and Sustaining Vibrant Toastmaster Programs in Corporations is an important subject for anyone involved with corporate clubs, either as a sponsor, mentor, coach, member, potential member or district leader. In this extended interview, Greg and Ryan speak with Pat Johnson, DTM PIP about her new step-by-step handbook of the same name…
[22:30] There’s a strong link between yoga and public speaking, according to Christine Clapp, DTM. Listen as she enlightens us about an epiphany she had and whether you’re into yoga or not and on how connecting the two can offer great insights into helping you become a better speaker.Christine can be reached at info@spokenwithAuthority.com or on Tw…
[18:43] A Toastmasters for 25 years, Lark Doley, DTM, of Jonestown, Texas has held a number of high-profile leadership positions within Toastmasters, including her current role as International President. Doley shares how she was first introduced to Toastmasters and her attraction to the Toastmasters Leadership track. She also tells us about her un…
What does creativity have to do with leadership? How can leaders utilize leadership, and encourage it among their teams? Stuart Pink, CC, CL joins the show to explore these questions and more. Pink is a keynote speaker and coach on creativity who earned third place in the 2012 Toastmasters World Championship of Public SpeakingÆ. He is also the auth…
[25:59] Toastmasters’ Accredited Speaker (AS) program has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981. In this episode, Greg speaks with Bob Hooey, PDG AS who achieved his AS designation in 1998, long before podcast was even a word and is #48 of only 81 who have earned this Toastmasters professional designation.Bob "Idea Man" Hooey is a pro…
[23:57] On Saturday August 25, 2018, Ramona J. Smith of Houston, Texas, U.S.A, District 56, became the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. Her contest speech, "Still Standing" was delivered to an audience of nearly 2,000 people from around the world during the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.S…