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The Toastmasters Podcast

by Bo Bennett

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Join your hosts, Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin in a discussion about communication and leadership with Toastmasters around the globe.


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Toastmasters Podcast #121: What Can Freestyle Rappers Teach Toastmasters?—Jordan Keyes & Isaac Folch of Free Daps

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Apr 19, 2017


[27:10] Jordan Keyes (aka Heir Jordan) & Isaac Folchs (aka Isaac Knox) are founders of the comedic improv and freestyle rap group Free Daps. Listen as they share their experiences with Bo & Ryan including how they honed their craft competing in contentious rap battles in the underground hip-hop scene and what it's like entertaining audiences of all ages at Disney World and beyond with their unique fusion of hilarious word play and hip-hop. Jordan & Issac provide insigh. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #120: Lessons from the Sound Booth, Stage & Screen - Lili Wexu

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Apr 04, 2017


[29:09] Trilingual voice-over artist, actor, director and Toastmaster Lili Wexu was featured in the March 2017 issue of the Toastmaster in the cover story entitled "Toastmasters Act Out.” Lili joins Greg and Ryan and tells how she stumbled into a career in voice-overs and how Toastmasters has contributed to her overall success. She provides valuable tips related to protecting your voice, preparing for voice-over recording, and sounding conversational when reading scripted material. Li. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #119: Snackification of Communication: Pros and Cons—Lisa B. Marshall

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Mar 15, 2017


Communications expert Lisa B. Marshall joins the show to follow-up on her article in the February 2017 issue of the Toastmaster: "Snackification of Communication".Communication is increasingly “snackified” in today’s world, bringing with it both communication benefits and challenges. Greg and Ryan discuss the pros and cons of this new trend with Lisa, and how to balance your communication “diet”. Lisa B. Marshall is a communications expert who p. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #118: From Shy & Self-Conscious to World-Class Speaker, Mary Cheyne

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Feb 23, 2017


In 2009, Mary Cheyne competed in the World Championship of Public Speaking, and placed second out of 25,000 contestants from 14 countries.Today, she is a professional speaker and trainer, leading workshops at corporations and organizations on how to become a better public speaker and communicator. Mary has trained over 15,000 people in more than 25 cities around the world and she also teaches communications-related classes at Northeastern University in Boston. In this episode, Mary shares h. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #117: Late-Night Host John Kerwin—Engaging New Members

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Jan 10, 2017


[29:20] This episode features an interview with John Kerwin, host of The John Kerwin Show, a late-night show on DIRECTV. Still in his first year as a Toastmaster, John has already earned his CC and CL, competed in humorous and evaluation district contests, served as club president, and more. Listen as he shares about his experience as a new Toastmaster and offers his ideas on how new members can make an impact and how clubs can reduce their turnover rate. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #116: Color Switch - Beating the Odds, Game Developer David Reichelt, ACS

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Dec 20, 2016


[30:39] In this episode we speak with Toastmaster and Game Developer David Reichelt ACS, featured in the December 2016 Toastmaster magazine cover story. Reichelt's app Color Switch, is a mobile game that has been downloaded over 130 million times. His success is all the more impressive considering he is a non-programmer who previously failed with 40 other games and is also colorblind. Listen as he shares his story, what he's learned and how Toastmasters played a role in his success.Aft. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #115: Accredited Speaker, Darren LaCroix

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Dec 08, 2016


[17:19] On Friday August 19, at the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention, Darren Lacroix completed the last step of the Accredited Speaker application process, and was subsequently awarded the prestigious Accredited Speaker designation. Darren was one of two Toastmasters presented with the award that day. Darren, who also won the 2001 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking®, offers insight into the award and humbly describes some of the techniques he used that day in his se. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #114: Accredited Speaker, Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Nov 23, 2016


[22:08] On Friday, August 19 at the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention, Eldonna Lewis Fernandez completed the last step of the Accredited Speaker application process, and was subsequently awarded the prestigious Accredited Speaker designation. Eldonna was one of two Toastmasters who were ultimately presented with the award that day. Eldonna shares the value of the award, provides insight into how she achieved it, and shares tips for others who may wish to follow in her footsteps.Learn mo. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #113: Darren Tay—2016 World Champion of Public Speaking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Nov 02, 2016


[25:53] On Saturday August 20, 2016, Darren Tay Wen Jie of Singapore, District 80, became the 2016 World Champion of Public Speaking. His contest speech, "Outsmart; Outlast," was delivered to an audience of more than 2,000 people from around the world during the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Washington, D.C.Darren shares with Greg and Ryan his journey from joining Toastmasters to improve his poor conversational skills, to competing in speech contests, and eventually . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #112: Introducing the 2016–2017 Toastmasters International President, Mike Storkey, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Sep 30, 2016


[27:08] Greg and Ryan speak with 2016–2017 Toastmasters International President Mike Storkey, DTM, of North Queensland, Australia, a business trainer and coach at Storkeys’ Team, a business he co-founded in 2005. He assists small businesses in the development of strategic business plans and trains members of local government bodies throughout the Queensland area. He also hosts seminars in change management, time management, team building and leadership, particularly for regional coun. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #111: Be Confident When Caught Off Guard – Matt Abrahams

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Aug 10, 2016


[29:58] On this episode, Matt Abrahams joins Greg and Ryan to explore three practical tips for thriving when called upon to speak—whether at the office, in a social situation or at club meeting. Abrahams is the author of Speaking Up without Freaking Out, a lecturer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and co-founder of Bold Echo, LLC.  After the podcast, Matt invites listeners to watch the video that his article in the August 2016 edition of the Toastmaster magazi. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #110: 2016 International Convention Special Sneak Preview (Part 2)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jul 21, 2016


In this episode, you'll meet four more powerful presenters scheduled to deliver education sessions at the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. this August: Kelly Swanson; Michael Notaro, DTM, Past International President in 2011-2012; Manoj Vasudevan, ACS, CL; and John Zimmer, ACB, ALB.  See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #109: Meet Tony Buzan – 2016 Golden Gavel Recipient

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jul 08, 2016


[26:27] Toastmasters’ most prestigious award is the Golden Gavel. It has been given annually since 1959 to an individual distinguished in the fields of communication and leadership. Toastmasters International has named Tony Buzan its 2016 Golden Gavel recipient for his leadership in the field of memory research. The award recognizes Buzan’s influence as the creator of Mind Mapping, a popular technique for improving memory, innovation and thought processes. Buzan will b. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #108: 2016 International Convention Special Sneak Preview (Part 1)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Jun 22, 2016


[24:00] In this episode, you'll meet three incredible speakers scheduled to present education sessions in August at the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. They are: Anne Barab DTM, AS; Sheryl Roush, DTM, AS, PDG and Rochelle Rice CSP, AS, MA.Notice! The Friday morning Accredited Speaker sessions have switched time slots! The Level 2 Judging (5 Candidates showcasing) is now at 8:00am Eastern. "How to Become An Accredited Speaker" Education Session is now at 10:15am. A. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #107: Kick a Bad Habit with Dr. Pauline Wallin

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, May 26, 2016


As leaders, our level of success is greatly influenced by our habits. How can we get rid of bad habits that hinder our goals, and build new healthy habits that support our objectives? Pauline Wallin, Ph.D., helps us understand the nature of habits, and offers techniques and strategies to help with healthy habit acquisition. Dr. Wallin sheds light on the role of willpower, and shares a powerful method for dealing with temptations (and procrastination) that she calls "15 Magic Minutes." Dr. W. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #106: Compassionate Leadership Has No Borders - Jimmy Thai, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, May 06, 2016


[25:32]  Jimmy Thai's "Passion Meets Compassion" philosophy will inspire listeners to leverage their Toastmasters skills to improve the world around them. As a teenager, Jimmy fled his war-torn country of Vietnam and came to the United States. Adapting to a new language and new culture, Jimmy furthered his education, enrolled in an MBA program, and discovered Toastmasters. While enjoying a successful career, Jimmy never forgot the plight of the Vietnamese children who did not have the . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #105: Brainstorming Power with Craig Harrison, DTM, PDG

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sat, Apr 16, 2016


[27:23] A frequent contributor to the Toastmaster magazine, Craig Harrison discusses brainstorming as a powerful strategy for discovering better ideas and solutions. Craig provides practical suggestions for getting the most out of a brainstorming session, how Toastmasters clubs can benefit from this activity, and how to avoid creativity-killing behaviors in your next brainstorming meeting. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #104 : Surviving Everest & the Nepal Earthquake with Sara Safari, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sat, Mar 12, 2016


[31:22] Sara Safari, DTM shares a remarkable journey of tremendous personal growth gained through her Toastmasters experience, and by undertaking a death defying "impossible goal." Having never even been on a camping trip, Sara made a bold decision to climb Mount Everest. After a period of intense training and preparation (and with a newfound purpose of helping Nepali women and children) Sara was halfway up the world’s highest mountain when the Nepali earthquake struck, killing and injurin. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #103: Maureen Zappala, DTM, on Goal Setting and Mentoring

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sun, Feb 21, 2016


[22:45] Maureen Zappala, DTM, is a professional speaker, author and former NASA propulsion engineer. She joins the show to discuss goal setting and how it led her to the 2009 World Championship of Public Speaking finale. She’ll also touch on harnessing the power of mentoring and accountability. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #102: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Producing Educational Videos for Toastmasters, with Harry Yan, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Feb 10, 2016


[18:50] Distinguished Toastmaster Harry Yan had the unique opportunity to participate as a cast member in videos produced as part of Toastmasters' revitalized education program (REP). Harry provides a behind-the-scenes look at the video production process. He shares what he enjoyed about the process, what surprised him, and how he believes the REP will benefit members. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #101: Introducing Ellie Kay, Toastmasters' Newest Accredited Speaker

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Dec 17, 2015


[26:58] Ellie Kay, ACS, ALB, is now one of only 67 Accredited Speakers (AS) in the world. Ellie received the prestigious AS designation at Toastmasters’ 2015 International Convention in Las Vegas.Greg and Ryan speak with Ellie about her unique and varied career as a speaker and author, her decision to pursue the AS designation, and about how Toastmasters fits into her life today. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #100: Mohammed Qahtani—2015 World Champion of Public Speaking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Nov 25, 2015


[23:15] On August 15, 2015, Mohammed Qahtani of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, District 79, became Toastmasters’ 2015 World Champion of Public Speaking with his speech, "The Power of Words," delivered at the Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas.In our milestone 100th episode, Qahtani speaks with Greg and Ryan as he shares his struggles with a speech impediment and provides a behind-the-scenes look at his winning speech, its evolution, and even a surprising last-minute change made 30 . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #099: Introducing the 2015–2016 Toastmasters International President, Jim Kokocki, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Oct 30, 2015


[19:00] Bo and Greg speak with Jim Kokocki, DTM, who is an entrepreneur and business consultant residing in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. As a volunteer, he is a member of the board at L’Arche Saint John, part of a worldwide network of communities for people with intellectual disabilities. He also serves as Director of Business Development for Mudge Engineering Associates. Kokocki previously worked at telecommunications provider Bell Aliant and its related companies for 30 years. He r. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #098: Deb Arrington—Toastmasters REP Ambassador

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Sep 08, 2015


[19:18] Greg and Ryan speak with Deb Arrington, DTM, who hails from District 55 covering South and Central Texas.  Deb is a Registered Parliamentarian, former corporate trainer and an Ambassador for the Toastmasters International Revitalized Educational Program (REP).In this episode, Arrington shares her experience as a REP Ambassador; what she's learned in the role; her thoughts about the upcoming changes to the educational program; and advice for Ambassadors and others interested in the p. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #097: Kristin Arnold — Moderating a Panel Discussion

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Aug 05, 2015


[22:58] Kristin Arnold, a meeting facilitator, moderator, trainer and keynote speaker, is the author of Powerful Panels: A Step-By-Step Guide to Moderating Lively & Informative Panel Discussions at Meetings, Conferences & Conventions. She joins Greg and Ryan to discuss best practices for moderating a panel discussion. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #096: 2015 International Convention Special Sneak Preview (Part 2)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jul 31, 2015


[34:10] In Part 2 of our convention sneak preview, you'll hear from the following three speakers scheduled for the 2015 International Convention in Las Vegas: Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE (keynote and educational session); Darren LaCroix, CSP (pre-keynote and educational session); and Alex Malley (educational session). See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #095: 2015 International Convention Special Sneak Preview (Part 1)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sat, Jul 25, 2015


[31:27] In this episode, you'll meet four of the speakers scheduled to present at the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas next month, including: Marilyn Tam; Dana LaMon DTM, AS; Judy Carter; and Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #094: Shelly-Ann Lovell — Leadership in the Hot Kitchen

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jun 18, 2015


[22:13] Greg Gazin speaks with Shelly-Ann Lovell, the executive chef and operator of Firewood Food Stop, a Cajun and Creole restaurant in Trinidad. She's been a Toastmaster for two years with the Nepuyo Toastmasters in Arima. Chef Lovell, whose photo graced the cover of the May 2015 issue of Toastmaster magazine, discusses the importance of displaying leadership in the high-pressure environment of a restaurant kitchen. Lovell shares her recipe for  how she leads, inspires and motivates her . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #093: Push Yourself with High Performance Leadership

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, May 13, 2015


[21:46] John Lente, DTM, used the High Performance Leadership (HPL) program to take on a challenge in his community and make a lasting impact. Find out why John calls the HPL "one of the most underrated and misused opportunities for self-development and servant leadership that Toastmasters International has to offer." John's experience will inspire members at any level to raise their leadership competency through this exciting and transformative program. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #092: Peter Kossowan—Mr. Toast: A Master Club-Builder

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Apr 22, 2015


[19:00] Greg speaks with Peter Kossowan, known as “Mr. Toast”—a master club-builder who has chartered 164 clubs and counting. Peter is a Distinguished Toastmaster and Past District 42 Governor from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is also the recipient of two Presidential Citations from Toastmasters International.Peter has volunteered for over 80 nonprofit organizations, but his greatest passion is Toastmasters; he's been a member for 45 years. Now in his mid-80s and a survivor of. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #091: Chief Ambassadors Speak About Toastmasters International's Revitalized Education Program

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Mar 31, 2015


[26:47] Chief Ambassadors are leaders in their respective districts who are charged with the task of spreading the word about Toastmasters International's revitalized education program (REP). Each leads a team of Ambassadors. Greg speaks with three of the 14 Chief Ambassadors (one from each region) who were interviewed in the March 2015 edition of the Toastmaster magazine.We get to meet Distinguished Toastmasters Jan Vecchio, Region 12, District 70, from Sydney, Australia; Carl Duivenvoorden, R. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #090: Toastmasters for Aspiring Authors, with John Lesko

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Mar 03, 2015


[24:10] How can participation in Toastmasters help authors and aspiring authors develop and hone content for publication? Published author John Lesko, DTM, a past district governor, joins Bo and Ryan to discuss this unique topic.  See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #089: Greg Van Borssum, Life: A Real Action Movie

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sat, Feb 21, 2015


[22:57] Greg speaks with Greg Van Borssum, filmmaker, inspirational speaker, former bodybuilding champion and Toastmaster. Van Borssum is co-founder of Australia-based Team Infinity, three self-described “ordinary Aussies” with “extraordinary stories” of success. He's also the fight choreographer and weapons advisor for the forthcoming movie Mad Max: Fury Road.Van Borssum, who was profiled in the January 2015 issue of Toastmaster magazine, shares the dramatics ups and dow. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #088: Jonathan Li, The Expressive Leader

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Jan 20, 2015


[19:30] Expressive Leadership Coach and fellow podcaster Jonathan Li of theexpressiveleader.com joins Bo and Ryan from Hong Kong. Jonathan shares his story of going from an anxious, agitated speaker to a calm and comfortable communicator. He also talks about how listeners can benefit from what he calls the Expressive Leadership Model. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #087: Bo, Ryan, and Greg Share End-of-the-Year Toastmasters Tips

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Dec 30, 2014


[24:52] Bo, Ryan, and Greg finish up the year of Toastmasters Podcasts by each sharing something they learned in 2014  as members. Ryan talks about struggling with a quote, Bo discusses becoming grumpy in his old age, and Greg describes getting laughed at. Listen to this lighthearted end-of-the-year conversation among three friends. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #086: Nita Patel, DTM, on Communication in the Workplace

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Dec 23, 2014


[19:40] Nita Patel, DTM, is a Toastmaster from New Hampshire who works as an engineer and is active as a board member and leader in various professional societies. Ms. Patel was profiled in the December 2014 issue of the Toastmaster magazine, and she joins us to discuss the importance of clear communication in the workplace and beyond. Ms. Patel also touches on her experience as a female in a male-dominated profession, and the competitive advantage she brings to her career as an experienced Toas. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #085: Historian Paul Clark on Toastmasters 90th Anniversary

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Dec 08, 2014


[19:43] Greg speaks with Paul Clark, a historian and author who has researched early Toastmasters history, some of which he shares with us to commemorate the organization's 90th year.Paul talks about Toastmasters founder Ralph Smedley as well as the formation of the first Toastmasters club. He also discusses Toastmasters-related historical documents that he discovered in a Southern California library.Paul grew up in Orange County, California, where the Toastmasters organization was founded in 19. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #084: Interview with Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, 2014 World Champion of Public Speaking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Oct 31, 2014


[21:08] Greg (in his first official podcast as host) and Ryan interview the Toastmasters International 2014 World Champion of Public Speaking, Dananjaya Hettiarachchi. The resident of Sri Lanka wowed the audience at the International Convention with his winning speech, "I See Something." Dananjaya is a speaker, trainer and Human Resource Development Specialist. A Toastmaster for about 11 years, he is a member of Smedley Toastmasters, one of the first clubs in Sri Lanka. Dananjaya shares his insi. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #083: Getting to Know Our 2014–2015 International President, Mohammed Murad, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Oct 10, 2014


[23:45] Mohammed Murad, DTM, was elected as Toastmasters’ 2014–2015 International President this past August at the International Convention in Kuala Lumpur. Murad, a resident of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is an entrepreneur and Managing Director of three companies. He holds an MBA and a Master of Quality Management degree from the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. He is also a graduate of the City of Dubai’s Leadership Development Program, and has recei. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #082: Introducing Greg Gazin, the Newest Host of the Toastmasters Podcast

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Sep 22, 2014


[19:30] Bo and Ryan interview their friend and now fellow host of the Toastmasters Podcast, Greg Gazin. Known as “The Gadget Guy,” Greg is a serial entrepreneur, freelance technology columnist, speaker on small business and technology issues, and producer of the podcast Toastcaster.com. He has also earned his Distinguished Toastmaster award. Greg's columns appear at Canoe.ca, G4TechTV Canada, GadgetGreg.com, GadgetGuy.ca and others. He's also appeared on a number of TV and radio prog. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #081: 2014 Toastmasters International Convention Preview

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Aug 05, 2014


[23:55] In this episode, hear from a selection of people who will be speaking at the Toastmasters International Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this month, including Florian Mueck, ACG; Douglas Kruger, ATMS; Mark Brown, ATM, CL; and Lance Miller, DTM. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #080: How To Deliver A TED Talk, with Jeremey Donovan

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jul 25, 2014


[22:00] Jeremey Donovan is the author or co-author of public speaking books that focus on TED talks and the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, respectively. A longtime Toastmaster who has earned his DTM award and spoken at TEDx, Jeremey wrote the best-selling book How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations. More recently, he co-authored with Ryan Avery (Toastmasters’ 2012 World Champion of Public Speaking) the book Speaker, Leader,. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #079: "Emote" with 2007 World Champion of Public Speaking, Vikas Jhingran

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, May 08, 2014


[22:14] Vikas Jhingran is a speaker, author and corporate leader with a strong interest in helping people and teams reach their full potential. As an engineer with Shell Oil Company in Houston, Texas, he uses his leadership and communication skills to manage multi-million-dollar projects. Vikas advocates an emotion-based approach to verbal communication, which he explores in his book Emote: Using Emotions to Make Your Message Memorable.When he captured the 2007 Toastmasters World Championship of. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #078: Speaking with Tourette's—Cara Wasden

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Mar 11, 2014


[18:37] Cara Wasden, a member of Toast of Petaluma Toastmasters in California, was diagnosed in high school with Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and sounds called tics. In this short interview, Cara scratches the surface of what it's like to live with Tourette's—every individual with this disorder lives with a variety of symptoms—and shares her experiences participating in speech contests and serving as a nature guide for students.&nb. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #077: Andy Weissmann - A Whiz With Words

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Feb 13, 2014


[14:00] Andy Weissmann, ACB, ALB, competed on the American TV game show Wheel of Fortune, in which individuals vie for prizes by solving word puzzles. Andy talks about the show’s application process, what the taping was like, and how he did. He also discusses how Toastmasters helped prepare him for the spotlight. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #076: Caren S. Neile - The Gender Communication Gap

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jan 31, 2014


[21:30] Caren S. Neile, Ph.D., ATMS, explores differences between men's and women's communication styles. Being aware of the differences is beneficial for men and women, because they can employ the best of both styles, adapting their speech patterns to specific situations and audiences. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #075: Ruth Nasrullah - The Eyes Have It

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jan 02, 2014


[24:50] Ruth Nasrullah, ACB, ALB, shares information about eye contact and expressive body language. She provides tips on how to communicate effectively with your eyes, and explains the differing cultural attitudes regarding the issue of eye contact. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #074: The Revitalized Education Program with Daniel Rex and Pat Johnson

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Nov 01, 2013


[24:50] As the world changes, Toastmasters International is changing with it. That means offering more and better opportunities to grow and learn. Toward that end, the organization has exciting news to share: After much thought, research and analysis, Toastmasters is revitalizing its education program.The new program, which is expected to debut in the second half of 2014, is one of the most significant Toastmasters projects in recent memory. It will offer a clearer path for education awards, pro. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #073: Meet George Yen, our 2013-2014 International President

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Oct 17, 2013


[21:55] George Yen, DTM,  of Taipei, Taiwan, is Chairman of the Board of Great Sequoia Corporation, an international management and trading company based in Taipei, Taiwan. He also serves as the chief executive officer of four international joint ventures. He speaks four languages and holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.A dedicated Toastmaster for 24 years, Yen is a member of four Toastmasters clubs. He has held . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #072: Going Back To College as the Teacher

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Sep 10, 2013


[22:30] Looking for good speaking opportunities? Many such opportunities exist at college alumni events. Jennifer Cunningham, an expert on the topic, says alumni officials are often looking for speakers to share their insights and professional knowledge with recent college graduates. Cunningham is Cornell University's Senior Director of Metrics and Marketing in the Office of Alumni Affairs, which produces or supports 1,400 events per year around the world. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #071: 2013 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 3)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jul 12, 2013


[31:45] Sheryl Roush, Erica Dhawan, Dr. Hassan Tetteh and Judy Carter are among 11 speakers who will present education sessions at this year’s Toastmasters International Convention, held August 21–24 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The presenters will offer tips and strategies related to leadership- and communication-themed topics.Sheryl Roush, DTM, PDG, AS, is a trainer, keynote presenter, speaking coach and author. As president and CEO of Sparkle Presentations, Inc., based in San Diego, Calif. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #070: 2013 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 2)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Jun 25, 2013


[25:40] Toastmasters International has named Susan Cain its 2013 Golden Gavel recipient. Cain is an author and celebrated speaker who is an expert on introverts. Her book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, was a New York Times best-seller in 2012 and has been translated into more than 30 languages. “The Power of Introverts,” her talk at the TED2012 conference in Long Beach, California, has generated more than 4 million views and was named by Bill Gate. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #069: 2013 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 1)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, May 30, 2013


[42:25] Entrepreneur Sam Davidson; humorist and raconteur Conor Cunneen, DTM, AS; CEO and former Major League Baseball player Kent Maggard; 2013 Keynote Speaker Roger Love, one of the world’s leading authorities on voice and a voice coach for the stars of the mega-hit television show Glee; and Ed Tate, CSP and 2000 World Champion of Public Speaking, offer a sneak preview of the presentations they will deliver at the International Convention in August, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The convention&rs. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #068: Storytelling About Your Brand with Bernadette Martin

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Apr 29, 2013


[24:60] Bernadette is a certified Personal Brand Strategist, speaker, author and founder of Visibility Branding, LLC. In this episode, she defines the importance of building a personal brand, and shares tips and strategies for enhancing one's brand through effective online and offline "storytelling." As a follow-up to this podcast, Bernadette invites listeners to email her for a short Personal Brand Quiz and Google ID Calculator that determines if you are digitally dead, dissed, dabbling or. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #067: Matt Abrahams Offers Tips on Taming Your Stage Fright

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Apr 10, 2013


[26:40] Matt Abrahams, author of the book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out and a presenter on speaking anxiety at the 2012 International Convention, discusses his recent article on the topic in the March issue of the Toastmaster magazine. In it, he answers the most common questions asked by attendees of his convention session. To learn more, visit Matt's websites, BoldEcho.com and NoFreakingSpeaking.com. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #066: Judith C. Tingley, Ph.D., on Rethinking Positive Thinking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Feb 28, 2013


[24:35] Judith C. Tingley, Ph.D., is a psychologist, author and freelance writer living with her husband on Bainbridge Island in the state of Washington. Judith and Bo talk about what it means to think positively, and how positive thinking can help—but how it can also get in the way of self-improvement in public speaking as well as other areas of life. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #065:Bo Bennett and Ryan Levesque - The DTM, the Tortoise, and the Hare

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Feb 12, 2013


[25:50] Join Bo and Ryan as they share their journeys to achieving Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) status. Bo completed all his speeches in just six months, and Ryan is still on his journey more than 10 years after he began. Is one path better than the other? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches? How is completing all speeches for DTM in six months even possible? See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #064: Susan Cain, The Power In Being Who You Are

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sun, Jan 13, 2013


[20:00] Susan Cain, author of the New York Times best-selling book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," shares important and sometimes surprising insights about the differences between introverts and extroverts, and how introverts can be powerful leaders and communicators. Cain, a popular speaker at TED2012, was profiled in the December issue of the Toastmaster magazine. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #063: Meet John Lau, DTM, 2012 Toastmasters International President

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Nov 13, 2012


[25:04] John Lau, DTM, of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, was elected Toastmasters’ 2012-2013 International President at the 2012 International Convention in Orlando, Florida. John is the chief executive and owner of the Acme Group of Companies, a management consultancy. He is also a Sarawak State Chairman of the People’s Progressive Party of Malaysia, a component party of the Malaysian federal government. In this special in-studio interview, John shares how Toastmasters has helped him g. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #062: 2012 International Convention Live Interviews - World Championship of Public Speaking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 12, 2012


[15:30] Go on location to the 2012 International Speech Contest at the International Convention in Orlando, Florida! Listen in as International President John Lau, DTM, introduces the contest winners. Hear a post-contest interview with the new World Champion of Public Speaking, Ryan Avery of Portland, Oregon. (The 25-year-old is the youngest winner in the competition’s history.) And, in a Toastmasters Podcast first, meet the spouse of the World Champion. Ryan’s wife, Chelsea, played . . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #061: 2012 International Convention Live Interviews - Elevator Speeches

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Aug 23, 2012


[12:10] Join Bo and Ryan as they spend the morning in an elevator talking to Toastmasters. What better place to discuss the art of elevator speeches? On that note, what would you say if a fellow elevator rider asked you, "What's the one piece of advice you would give your fellow Toastmasters on communication and/or leadership?" See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #060: 2012 International Convention Live Interviews

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Aug 20, 2012


[40:00] Bo and Ryan spend the afternoon speaking with Toastmasters and some distinguished guests about Toastmasters and the annual International Convention. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #059: 2012 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 3)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jul 19, 2012


[41:50] Career Coach Lisa Panarello, CC; Speechwriter and Communications Strategist Pete Weissman, CTM, CL; 2012 Keynote Speaker Joel Manby, president and chief executive officer of Herschend Family Entertainment;  and 2012 Golden Gavel recipient John C. Maxwell, an internationally renowned leadership expert, best-selling author and celebrated motivational speaker; offer a sneak preview of the presentations they’ll deliver at the International Convention in August, in Orlando, Florida. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #058: 2012 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 2)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jun 07, 2012


[29:40] Speech and voice coach Paddy Kennedy; SmithBucklin Corporation CEO Henry Givray; entrepreneur and consultant Lars Sudmann, DTM; and 2011 World Champion of Public Speaking Jock Elliott, ATM, offer a sneak preview of the education sessions each will present at the International Convention in August, in Orlando, Florida. The convention’s 10 session presenters will offer tips and strategies related to leadership- and communication-themed topics. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #057: 2012 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 1)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, May 01, 2012


[28:20]  Entrepreneur Sam Davidson; Past Toastmasters International President Chris Ford, DTM; university professor Matt Abrahams; and software developer Sidd Chopra, DTM, PMP, offer a sneak preview of the education sessions each will present at the International Convention in August, in Orlando, Florida. The convention’s 10 session presenters will share insights and strategies tied to leadership- and communication-themed topics. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #056: Linda Cohen - From CC to TV

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Mar 14, 2012


[18:00]  Toastmaster Linda Cohen talks about what she has learned from her experiences with the media, including the first time she appeared on TV. She had gone on a local morning show to discuss her book 1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life, which explores the acts of kindness she performed in her father’s memory. Although the Oregon resident was nervous about the show, she says her Toastmasters training — especially Table Topics pra. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #055: Ellen M. Kozak - Are You A Copyright Criminal?

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Mar 02, 2012


[26:08]  Copyright, publishing and media lawyer Ellen M. Kozak explains the dos and don’ts of using content in the Internet age. Expanding on her cover story in the March issue of the Toastmaster magazine, Kozak delves into the complexities of this issue, which affects everyone who gives presentations. As the Milwaukee-based expert points out, you may be borrowing too much from someone else’s spoken or written words and not even know it. Listen to the program to learn how to avo. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #054: Speaking on the Run

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jan 27, 2012


[22:47]  Croix Sather is an author and inspirational speaker in the field of personal transformation and the psychology of success. In 2011, Croix achieved a remarkable goal, running the equivalent of 100 marathons, and giving 100 speeches, all within 100 consecutive days. Croix shares why he decided to take on this challenge, the obstacles he faced along the way, what he learned in the process, and more. He also reveals the next goal he is training to achieve – and it's even bolder t. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #053: Communications Resolutions

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jan 05, 2012


[21:15] Jenny Baranick, an English professor based in Southern California, discusses how listeners can fine-tune their writing skills. She offers tips to make your writing crisp and concise — for example, avoid using redundant phrases such as true facts and twelve o’clock noon — and suggests ways to vary your language so your sentences won’t become drab.  All the effort is worth it, notes Jenny: Strong writing skills can lead to career advancement. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #052: Vincent Muli Wa Kituku, Ph.D

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Dec 22, 2011


[27:35] From the day he was born in a mud and grass hut, in Kangundo, Kenya, Vincent Muli Wa Kituku faced a daunting array of obstacles. His life was steeped in poverty, and young Vincent was beset by health problems — including chronic stomach pain — and early struggles in school. He had to repeat three grades twice. Yet he refused to have his dreams derailed. He persevered, worked hard, eventually earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming, and has distinguished himself in the. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #051: Ryan Levesque - The Copycat Method

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Nov 10, 2011


[17:00] Ryan Levesque, co-host of the Toastmasters Podcast and president of eBookIt.com, discusses his article in the November issue of the Toastmaster magazine. Ryan provides a helpful, and slightly contrarian, approach to preparing speeches by using your favorite speaker as a model. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #050: Meet our 2011-2012 International President, Michael Notaro, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Sep 29, 2011


[25:00] Michael Notaro, DTM, of Alameda, California, was elected International President at the 2011 International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Notaro shares when and why he first joined Toastmasters, explains the role of the International President, discusses the organization’s refreshed brand and previews his travels and goals for his one-year volunteer term. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #049: Toastmasters International 2011 Convention - Live Interviews

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 14, 2011


[36:10] Join Bo and Ryan as they chat with Convention attendees, district leaders, a past international president, the 2011 International Speech Contest winners and a Toastmaster radio personality! See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #048: Toastmasters International 2011 Convention - Live Event

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Aug 25, 2011


[41:20] Join Bo and Ryan for a special live Toastmasters Podcast at the 2011 Convention! Listen to a review of Convention opening-day events and the newly branded FreeToastHost 2.0, and meet Convention attendees! See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #047: 2011 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 2)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Jul 27, 2011


[1:11:30] Convention presenters Johnny Campbell, DTM, AS; Byron Embry, CC; Karen Baetzel, ACG, ALB; Sandy Costa; Mark Hunter, ATMS; Cathy Newton; Linda Henley-Smith; and Darren LaCroix offer a sneak preview of what to look forward to in Las Vegas, Nevada this August. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #046: Meet Dr. Dave Logan – 2011 International Convention Keynote Speaker

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Jul 06, 2011


[22:20] Dr. Dave Logan is the keynote speaker for the 2011 International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Logan is co-founder and senior partner of CultureSync, a management consulting firm specializing in cultural change, strategy and negotiation. He is also a faculty member at the USC Marshall School of Business, and co-author of Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #045: 2011 International Convention Special Sneak Preview! (Part 1)

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jun 10, 2011


[40:18] Convention presenters Sindy Martin, DTM; Dan Nainan; Dana LaMon, DTM, AS; Craig Duswalt; and Mohammad Al-Issa, ACG, ALS offer a sneak preview of what to look forward to in Las Vegas, Nevada this August. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #044: Meet Robin Sharma - 2011 Golden Gavel Recipient

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, May 16, 2011


[28:45] Internationally renowned leadership expert Robin Sharma has been named the 2011 Golden Gavel recipient at the 2011 Toastmasters International Convention at Bally’s Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Robin is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc., and the author of 11 international best-selling books on leadership including The Leader Who Had No Title and The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari. Robin joins the show to share insights into a new leadership model that he calls, &ldqu. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #043: Matt Abrahams - Know Thy Fear

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Apr 26, 2011


[22:05] Matt Abrahams, professor of speech communication and co-founder of Bold Echo Communications Solutions, joins the show to help listeners effectively manage speaking anxiety. The powerful solutions Matt provides are based on the latest research and are featured in the April issue of the Toastmasters magazine. Matt goes beyond merely treating the symptoms; he addresses the underlying causes. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #042: Maria Tomescu on Freedom of Speech

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Mar 09, 2011


[18:55]  “Can We Talk? Small Steps, Great Changes” – Maria Tomescu, vice president education of Timi?oara Toastmasters in Romania, joins us to share her experience with Toastmasters in post-Communist Romania. Listeners will not forget this inspirational episode about freedom of speech. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #023: Fighting Stage Fright with Karen Twichell

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Mar 03, 2011


[19:34] Much like other professional speakers, Karen Twichell, ACS, must fight off the fear of public speaking. Karen offers advice on how to alleviate the public speaking jitters that ultimately sneak up on all of us.For more information about Karen, visit http://www.caregiversjourney.com. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #041: Jana Barnhill – The Accredited Speaker Program

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Feb 01, 2011


[21:00] Toastmasters Podcast #041: Jana Barnhill – The Accredited Speaker Program Jana Barnhill, PIP, DTM, AS shares all about the exciting Accredited Speaker program. Learn what it takes to become an Accredited Speaker and how it can help boost your career.To learn more about the Accredited Speaker program, visit the program web page or download the application. http://www.toastmasters.org/AccreditedSpeakers.aspxhttp://www.toastmasters.org/asapp.aspx See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #040: Enthusiasm! The Cure for the Common Speech

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Jan 18, 2011


[21:55] Colleen Plimpton, ACB is a professional writer, coach and lecturer on gardening. Colleen shares how to inject passion and pizzazz to your presentations. To learn more, read the full article, Enthusiasm! The Cure for the Common Speech, from the November 2010 issue of the Toastmaster. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #039: Scott Berkun - Confessions of a Public Speaker

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Dec 16, 2010


[22:20]  Scott Berkun is a freelance writer, author of three books and public speaker for Fortune 500 companies and universities on topics related to creativity and management. Listen in as he shares tips on what to do when things go wrong while presenting.To learn more tips read the full article, Confessions of a Public Speaker, from the September 2010 issue of the Toastmaster. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #038: Chris Witt - Not All Ideas Are Created Equal

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Nov 16, 2010


[24:33]  Chris Witt works with business leaders  - CEOs, presidents, executives, owners, and senior managers - who want to speak in a way that advances their organization's success. He also works with high-level technical professionals - senior scientists, engineers, and programmers - who want to present sophisticated material in a way that non-technical audiences can understand and use. This podcast presents advice to technical presenters and summarizes Chris Witt's article Not All Id. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #037: David Brooks on the Essentials of Public Speaking

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Oct 14, 2010


[24:10] David Brooks, 1990 World Champion of Public Speaking, presents his workshop on the Essentials of Effective Speaking. David has traveled all over the world providing these important tips every speaker should consider before making a presentation. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #036: Introducing Pat Johnson, 2010-2011 International President

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 22, 2010


[24:45] Pat Johnson of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, was recently chosen by 260,000 members to lead Toastmasters International in the coming year.  Johnson is only the fifth woman – and the first Canadian woman – to lead Toastmasters International.  The International President shares her story about leadership, the 2010-2011 international theme and travel plans throughout the year. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #035: Toastmasters International 2010 Convention - Day Three

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Aug 16, 2010


[47:28] Join Bo and Ryan for a special event on day three of the 2010 Convention - the Toastmasters Podcast live with an audience! Meet convention attendees, listen as Immediate Past President Gary Schmidt reflects on his year as President, play Jeopardy! and meet David Henderson, the 2010 World Champion of Public Speaking. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #034: Toastmasters International 2010 Convention - Day Two

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sat, Aug 14, 2010


[15:45] Join Bo, Ryan, and guest host Greg Gazin on day two of the 2010 Convention in Palm Desert, California.  See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #033: Toastmasters International 2010 Convention - Day One

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Aug 12, 2010


[19:50] Join Bo and Ryan plus many other Toastmasters on day one of the 2010 Convention in Palm Desert, California.  See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #032: Education Sessions - Toastmasters International 2010 Convention

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Aug 04, 2010


[55:10] This year there are 10 education sessions - five communication-focused sessions and five leadership-focused sessions to coincide with Toastmasters' education programs. These sessions are led by expert presenters who will offer tips and tools that everyone can benefit from. In this episode you will hear from 9 of the 10 education session speakers and what they will be presenting at the International Convention. Get a sneak peek into what to expect so you can decide which sessions you woul. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #031: Todd Newton, Keynote Speaker - Toastmasters International 2010 Convention

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Jul 20, 2010


[15:23]  Get to know the keynote speaker before 2010 Convention. Todd is a veteran television host, international keynote presenter and a Toastmaster. Perhaps best known for bringing audiences face to face with the world's biggest stars on E! Entertainment Television, Todd has also hosted programs on the Game Show Network. In addition, he is a certified personal life coach and founder of Todd Newton Life Strategies in Boston, Mass., which helps individuals and groups reach new levels of per. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #030: Narges Nirumvala on Reigniting Your Passion for Toastmasters

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Jul 09, 2010


[22:40]  Narges Nirumvala is a professional freelance writer and an accomplished public speaker skilled in developing and conducting persuasive presentations. She is a passionate Toastmaster who understands how to help other members energize their Toastmasters experience. Listen as Narges shares 10 tips to reignite your passion (also featured in the June 2010 issue of the Toastmaster magazine).Find out more about Narges by visiting www.nargesnirumvala.com or read her blog at myvancouverlife. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #029: Dan Caro on Inspiration

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sun, Jun 27, 2010


[28:25]  Dan Caro is an ambassador for Shriners of North America, an author and a professional speaker who shares stories about personal fulfillment and achievement. At the age of two Dan sustained third degree burns to over seventy percent of his body. His relentless attitude and resiliency proves that nothing is impossible even achieving his lifelong dream of becoming a musician. Listen as Dan speaks about inspiration. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #028: Doreen Pendgracs on Volunteering

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Jun 09, 2010


[22:35]  Doreen Pendgracs is a freelance writer, photographer and speaker. She left the corporate world in 1993 to embark on a new career as a professional speaker. Doreen has co-authored two books: “Frommer's Newfoundland & Labrador” and the “Manitoba Book of Everything.” She has written numerous articles for Web sites and periodicals. She lives in Matlock, Manitoba, Canada. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #027: Master Evaluations with Bob Turel, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, May 28, 2010


[17:50] Bob Turel, DTM teaches the technique of giving effective speech evaluations. When done correctly, evaluations can offer valuable insight to a speaker on which elements of their speech have the greatest opportunity for change and improvement. Learn how to incorporate the 3-part "sandwich method" to make your next evaluation more constructive. Learn more about Bob Turel at prescoach.com. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #026: Pecha Kucha with Sunny Marie Hackman, ACB, CL

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, May 12, 2010


[25:05]  Sunny Marie Hackman, a storyteller and writer, tells us about a new fast-paced, exciting presentation style that is capturing the imagination of speakers all over the world. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #025: Comedy with Daniel Nainan

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Apr 14, 2010


[20:40] Dan Nainan is an American comedian with Indian and Japanese descent. Before becoming a comedian, Dan worked as a Demonstration Engineer, Strategic Relations Manager and Senior Engineer for Intel. During his tenure, Nainan traveled the world with CEO Andy Grove to demonstrate the latest technologies. When speaking in front of audiences that often numbered in the thousands Nainan experienced tremendous stage fright. With the help of Toastmasters, he got over his fear.For more information a. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #024: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone with Linda E. Allen

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Mar 10, 2010


[19:53] As a new or experienced speaker enhancing your presentation skills requires you to step out of your comfort zone. While this move is never easy, Linda Allen, the author of "Don't Get Comfortable," from the February 2010 issue of the Toastmaster, offers tips to make it a smooth transition.Please Note: The connection for this interview was very poor, and heavy editing had to be done.  This makes it sound as if we are talking over each other and being rude to our guest! We apologize fo. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #022: Finding Inspiration with Joel A. Pogar

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Feb 11, 2010


[17:05]  What is inspiration and how do you get it? Joel A. Pogar, CC, president of Parker Toastmasters in Parker, Colorado shares his insight on finding inspiration for speeches. Discover endless speech topics in life's everyday sources.Reach Joel by e-mail at jpogar (at) gmail.com. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #021: Overcoming Objections with Sam Silverstein

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Feb 04, 2010


[18:05] Successful leaders know how to overcome objections. Sam Silverstein, past president of the National Speakers Association, talks about how to overcome objections and how to hurdle the protests in your path.  For more information about Sam Silverstein visit: SamSilverstein.com. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #020: Delivering the Bad News... with Style

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Jan 06, 2010


[20:44] All leaders and managers inevitably face the task of delivering bad news to employees, clients or stakeholders. While this task is never easy, Kathy S. Berger, the author of "Delivering Bad Business News", from the December 2009 issue of the Toastmaster, offers tips to make the duty less daunting. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #019: Conversation Skills at the Holiday Party

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Dec 21, 2009


[23:58]  Don Gabor is author the article, "Talk Smart at the Holiday Office Party," which appears in the December edition of the Toastmaster magazine. He joins us to discuss conversation skills and good reasons to embrace the small talk. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #018: The Ice Breaker: A Story of Survival

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Dec 08, 2009


[11:18] The 'Ice Breaker,' Project 1 of the Competent Communication manual, might take the award for the most-feared speech however it helps to know every Toastmaster goes through it. With the support from your fellow Toastmasters, the Ice Breaker can be an exciting and wonderful experience. Richard Stanley takes us through his roller coaster ride of emotions when he presented the first few speeches as a Toastmaster. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #017: Mutlicultural PR

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Nov 18, 2009


[18:26] Corin Ramos is a member of the Yorba Linda-Placentia Toastmasters club in Yorba Linda, California. A first-generation Filipino American, Corin is president of Walson Communications, a multicultural public relations and marketing agency based in Orange County, California. Corin shares her views and research about the topic of multicultural public relations.  Learn how to prepare yourself for effective cross cultural communications.http://walsonpr.comhttp://iummm.com See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #016: What's Your Hook?

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Nov 11, 2009


[16:16] Do you want to make your message stick? Kevin Carroll, author of the book “What’s Your Hook?” shares secrets he’s learned from 17 years in the advertising industry. Learn how to use stories, analogies, props and more to 1. Grab your listeners’ attention. 2. Make your message easy to understand. 3. Get your message to stick!What’s Your Hook? was featured in the November 2009 issue of the Toastmaster magazine. To find out more about Kevin Carroll and his. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #015: Interview with a "Pre Toastmaster"

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Nov 06, 2009


[16:55] Sean Bossie, not yet a member of Toastmasters, is working onchartering a club in the rural Northern New Hampshire area. Sean shares hisexperience with Toastmasters so far and why he is looking forward tomembership. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #014: From Toastmaster to Jeopardy Contestant

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Oct 30, 2009


[14:47] Deb Grehn, Past District Governor shares her experience as a game show contestant on the popular television quiz show, Jeopardy. Deb emphasizes the invaluable role that Toastmasters training had in helping her to achieve her life-long dream. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #013: Toastmasters International 85th Anniversary Edition

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Oct 22, 2009


[32:03] October 22 is an auspicious date for Toastmasters around the world. It marks the day that a small group of people, led by Dr. Ralph C. Smedley, held the first official Toastmasters meeting in the basement of a YMCA in Santa Ana, California, USA. Today Toastmasters is much more than public speaking. Listen to special guests, M. K. Avedissian, Rebecca Hong, and Deniz Senelt, as they tell us how Toastmasters has changed their lives. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #012: Speaking Tips from a 7ft 4in Pro

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Oct 16, 2009


[11:55] Mark Eaton, member of Park City Toastmasters since 2005, talks about his career in the NBA with the Utah Jazz. Today, he is a businessman and motivational speaker who travels around the U.S. to tell the story of how he went from being a 7'4" 21-year-old mechanic who couldn't play basketball to an NBA All Star with a 12-year career. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #011: Developing Business Communication Skills

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Oct 07, 2009


[19:58] Janelle Thomas, CC, joins us to discuss the importance of effective communication in a business setting, and the many ways participation in Toastmasters can help entrepreneurs and other professionals hone their skills. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #010: Effective Intercultural Communication

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 30, 2009


[18:45] From the October 2009 issue of the Toastmaster, Florence Ferreira, ACB, CL, shares her story Know Thy Culture. Florence describes her first experience with a professional presentation in the United States and offers suggestions to recognize the hidden dimensions of cultures that can help people communicate more effectively in an intercultural context. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #009: Getting Publicity for Your Toastmasters Club

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Fri, Sep 25, 2009


[16:24] Michael Varma, Public Relations Officer for the Founders District, shares how effective publicity can help maintain and attract members in your Toastmasters club and district.You can find the free publicity and promotion kit, "Let the World Know" here, or order it from the Toastmasters International online store.The Toastmaster magazine also offers some tips to help you with public relations. Check out, VPPR: When You Promote It, They Will Come! and The Power of Publicity for more ideas. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #008: Interview with Third Vice President, John Lau, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 16, 2009


[14:43] Third Vice President of Toastmasters International, John Lau, DTM, talk with Bo and Ryan from Malaysia. John shares what motivated him to join Toastmasters, his journey on the leadership track and his responsibilities, aspirations and goals for his term as Third Vice President. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #007: Strengthen Your Speeches with Props and Sound Effects

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Wed, Sep 09, 2009


[22:56] Dean Sheetz, ACS, CL  and Toastmaster magazine contributor (August 2009 issue) provides a plethora of advice for using props and sound effects to enhance your speeches. Read Dean's complete magazine article "When the Ace of Hearts Refuses to Flutter..." from the August 2009 Toastmaster. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #006: Interview with Carol Dean Schreiner, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Sep 03, 2009


[21:26] Carol Dean Schreiner, DTM and Toastmaster magazine contributor (August 2009 issue), shares "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" of evaluations.  Listen as Carol explains how to deliver and receive speech evaluations at Toastmaster meetings. What are you doing right? Where can you improve?Read Carol's complete magazine article "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" from the August 2009 Toastmaster. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #005: Interview with 2009-2010 International President, Gary Schmidt, DTM

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Sep 01, 2009


[20:03] Gary Schmidt, DTM the 2009-2010 International President of Toastmasters International shares his aspirations for the year. He discusses the many ways Toastmasters has improved his career and life, including the realization of a special childhood dream! See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #004: 2009 International Conference Part 3

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Aug 18, 2009


[29:40] Bo and Ryan conduct the first official interview with Mark Hunter, the newly crowned 2009 World Champion of Public Speaking. Next,  they speak with Paul Galichia, co-director / co-producer of the upcoming documentary "SpeakEasy".  Finally, they ask several convention attendees to share their Toastmasters experience and impressions of the Convention. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #003: 2009 International Conference Part 2

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Mon, Aug 17, 2009


[40:52] On the floor of the 2009 International Convention, Bo and Ryan speak with several dynamic individuals, including Byron Embry, contestant for the International Speech Contest; Lance Miller, 2005 World Champion of Public Speaking; Johnny Campbell, "The Transition Man"; Ted Corcoran, Past International President; and Balraj Arunasalam, Immediate Past District Governor for District 82 (India and Sri Lanka). See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #002: 2009 International Convention Part 1

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Sun, Aug 16, 2009


[26:56] Join Bo and Ryan as they speak with several guests at the 2009 International Convention. Greg Gazin speaks about a creative and successful promotion his district held to promote high-quality Toastmasters web sites. Past International Director Jim Kokocki speaks about running for International Director and the importance.  Past International Director Maimunah Natasha shares her thoughts on the Convention so far. Finally we hear from this year's Golden Gavel award-winner, Bruce Tulgan. . . See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Toastmasters Podcast #001: Getting Fired Up for the 2009 Convention

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Tue, Aug 04, 2009


[19:10] Join Bo Bennett and Ryan Levesque as they interview Pauline Shirley, Past International President and facilitator of this year's "First Timer's" event.  Get fired up about some of the wonderful sessions and events in the 78th Annual International 2009 Toastmasters International Convention. See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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Episode #000: The Pre Episode!

ryan@ebookit.com (Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin)Author: Bo Bennett, Ryan Levesque, and Greg Gazin
Thu, Jul 30, 2009


[5:10] Join Bo Bennett and Ryan Levesque as they give a quick introduction to the new Toastmasters Podcast! See the complete description at <![CDATA[<a href="http://www.dowellwebtools.com/tools/bg/Bo/tmpodcast">The Toastmasters Podcast</a>]]>

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