Irish Talkers

Irish Talkers

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From Toastmasters in Cork Ireland, “The Talk Show for Talkers” is hosted by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O’Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Guests. All about Communications & Leadership - the Toastmasters International Way.”


Pathways Resources
May 20 • 11 min
Moira introduces details of various Pathways resources prompted by Coach Carole’s Blog post “What’s New in Pathways Resources”. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 20th,…
Toastmasters & Business
May 19 • 12 min
Paul discusses how Toastmasters can help everyone in business both as an employee and a manager. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 19th, presented by Paul O’Mahony &…
Seven Keys to Good Storytelling
May 18 • 14 min
The Seven Keys to Good Storytelling - a speech by Josh Campbell given at TEDxMemphis . ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 18th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira…
Intro: “Storytelling reveals meaning …….” and CURT
May 17 • 12 min
The introduction to this week’s show featuring: Word of the Week: Curt Thought for the week: Hannah Arendt: “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it”. Hannah is a German historian and can be found on Amazon here.…
Pathways new path: Engaging Humour
May 13 • 13 min
Pathways is not standing still. There is a new path published recently and another in development. Here are details of the first new path, Engaging Humour. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 26 of 2018/19 season -…
The Club Quality Checklist
May 12 • 14 min
Following on from an article in the Toastmasters magazine in January, Paul discusses how clubs can self assess their effectiveness using the Club Quality Checklist. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 26 of 2018/19…
Finding Humour
May 11 • 14 min
Finding humour: Sareen Akarjalian at TEDxBeirut, followed by a discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 26 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 11th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The show…
Intro: “Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across…” and TERSE
May 10 • 13 min
The introduction to this week’s show featuring: Word of the Week: TERSE Thought for the week: “Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.” ____________________________________________ This is…
5 Easy Tips for Crafting a Speech
May 6 • 12 min
Prompted by this article in the April issue of Toastmaster, Paul and Ted discuss the 5 Easy Tips for Crafting a Speech. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 25 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 6th presented…
Toastmasters Elections for 2019-20
May 5 • 15 min
Paul and Ted discuss the elections for club offices, and Area, Division & District directors. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 25 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 5th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul…
Daniel Kilov - Memory Athletics
May 4 • 14 min
Daniel Kilov is a Memory Athlete. He is capable of memorising a shuffled deck of cards in less than two minutes, and over 100 random digits in five minutes. He is the #2 memory athlete in Australia; second only to his coach and mentor Tansel Ali. In this,…
Intro: “Humour is mankind’s greatest blessing” & Shtum
May 3 • 12 min
The introduction to this week’s show featuring: Word of the Week: Shtum Thought for the week: Mark Twain - “Humour is mankind’s greatest blessing”. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 25 of 2018/19 season - first…
What WE can gain from Public Speaking
Apr 22 • 16 min
Moira introduces discussion prompted by an Instagram Post by Florian Mueck about what we can gain personally from Public Speaking. ___________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 24 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April…
The Role of the President
Apr 21 • 14 min
Paul talks about the role of the club president and how many presidents are unaware of the importance of their role . ___________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 24 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April 21st presented…
Florian Muerk - Tips for Public Speakers
Apr 20 • 15 min
Keynote Speaker (District 71 Conference, Sheffield, November 2017), coach and trainer, Florian Mueck is an enthusiastic and charismatic speaker. Here are five snippets from his YouTube channel covering: The Power of Smile Rhetorical Devices 3 Ways to…
Intro: “First they ignore you, then……..” and Conflate
Apr 19 • 13 min
Introduction: Thought for the Week: Mahatma Ghandi - “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, and then you win.” Word of the Week: Conflate ___________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 24 of 2018/19…
Developing your speech
Apr 15 • 17 min
Moira talks about how a speech can develop over time with repetition and listener feedback - with examples from a current contest speech. ____________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 23 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
How to persuade others
Apr 14 • 13 min
Paul takes on the task of persuading you to learn how to persuade others! ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 23 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April 14th presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The show…
Presentation Skills from Craig Valentine
Apr 13 • 14 min
Craig Valentine is the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking and has since carved a successful career as a public speaker, keynote speaker and speech coach. Listen to him talking about presentation skills, covering the Foundational Phrase with a…
Intro: Finesse & Good leadership consists of showing average people….
Apr 12 • 15 min
Introduction to Episode 23: Thought for the week: John D Rockefeller - “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people”. Word of the Week: Finesse The final date for the early bird booking for the International…
Choosing Topics for your Speech
Apr 8 • 13 min
Moira introduces the subject of how to find topics for your Toastmaster speeches. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 22 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April 8th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony &…
What it is like to deliver a test speech
Apr 7 • 13 min
As we are in Contest season, and in particular the Evaluation Contest, Paul talks about his experience in giving a Test speech for a contest. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 22 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast…
A habit you simply must develop - Bob Proctor
Apr 6 • 14 min
Ontario born Bob Proctor is a motivational speaker and author of a 1985 book “You were born rich”. He is the recipient of the 1988 Toastmasters– Communication and Leadership Award . This is a YouTube presentation from Bob titled - “A habit you simply must…
Intro: “Gratitude is not only the greatest virtue” and MORASS
Apr 5 • 11 min
Introduction: Thought for the week from Cicero - “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others”. Word of the Week: MORASS ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 22 of 2018/19 season - first…
Preparing for your International Speech Contest
Apr 1 • 15 min
Moira goes through some of the steps that you can use to prepare for giving your International Speech Contest speech. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 21 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April 1st presented…
5 things not to do in Evaluations
Mar 31 • 13 min
Paul talks about five things that one should not do when giving evaluations. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 21 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 31st presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The…
How to Give a Great Speech Evaluation
Mar 30 • 14 min
Jonathan Peng is the 2018 District 85 Evaluation Champion. Here are his top tips for making the best evaluations. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 21 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 30th presented by…
Interstitial and “Aim for the moon….”
Mar 29 • 13 min
Introduction: Thought for the week: W Clement Stone -“Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” Word of the Week: Interstitial ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 21 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
How your Club can Use the Internet
Mar 25 • 16 min
Moira introduces a discussion on how clubs can make use of the internet. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 20 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 25th and presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The…
The Art of the Pause
Mar 24 • 13 min
Paul talks about when and how to use the pause and when not to use it. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 20 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 24th and presented by,Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The show…
How to start a speech
Mar 23 • 13 min
Conor Neill - How to Start a Speech - a YouTube speech. Here are five examples from well known speakers of speech beginnings. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 20 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 23rd…
Intro: Our Greatest Weakness…. and BENIGN
Mar 22 • 13 min
Introduction: Thought for the week: Thomas A Edison: Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Work of the Week: Benign ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from…
Myths about Presenting
Mar 18 • 16 min
Prompted by this article in entreprene.com by Shawn Doyle, Moira discusses Shawn’s five myths about presenting. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 19 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 18th and presented…
Talking about yourself
Mar 17 • 13 min
Paul introduces the subject of talking about yourself! ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 19 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 17th and presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien. The show is in four…
‘The Sound’ - Kim Kaufman
Mar 16 • 15 min
Moira introduces a 3rd place semi-final speech from the 2017 World Championship of Public Speaking by Kim Kaufman entitled “The Sound”. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 19 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
Intro: Be the change that you wish to see….. and SEARS
Mar 15 • 13 min
Introduction: Thought for the Week: Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Word of the Week: Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from…
The Power of Three and The Hero’s Journey
Mar 11 • 12 min
Moira talks about the power of “threes” but the subsequent conversation turns to the subject of Hero’s Journey, very apposite in this time of the International Speech contests. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 18…
How Toastmasters International changes the World
Mar 10 • 13 min
Paul talks about how individual Toastmasters, as a result of their learning with Toastmasters, have gone outside of the organisation to undertake projects which can actually change the world. ____________________________________________ This is part 3…
Amy Purdy - “Living beyond Limits”
Mar 9 • 14 min
Amy Purdy - “Living beyond Limits” - and inspirational TEDx talk from 2011. TEDX Orange Coast ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 18 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 9th and presented by Ted Mellamphy,…
Intro: “Audacious” and “We must do the think that we cannot do”
Mar 8 • 15 min
Introduction: Word of the Week: Audacious Thought for the Week: Eleanor Roosevelt: “We must do the thing that we cannot do”. with the usual light hearted discussion ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 18 of 2018/19…
How to Ensure that your meeting runs smoothly
Mar 4 • 13 min
Inspired by the Members Handbook developed by Blarney Toastmasters (especial thanks to Sharon O’Neill DTM for the original version of this handbook), and following on from Lark Doley’s introduction to the February Toastmaster magazine, Moira talks about…
Crutches…….
Mar 3 • 14 min
Paul introduces the subject of the verbal crutches that we not only use in Toastmasters but in the outside world as well - ad nauseam! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Mark Brown Winning Speech 1995
Mar 2 • 14 min
The winning speech from the 1995 World Championship of Public Speaking by Mark Brown. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 17 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 2nd and presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira…
Intro: “Good, better, best. Never let it rest……….” and “Crapulent”
Mar 1 • 13 min
Introduction: Word of the week: Crapulent Quote of the week: St Jerome - “Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best” ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 17 of 2018/19…
The Navigator
Feb 25 • 9 min
Ted looks at The Navigator - an important document for introducing members to the Pathways educational programme. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 16 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on February 25th and…
How to Dress at Toastmasters
Feb 24 • 13 min
Paul introduces the subject of how to dress at a Toastmaster meeting in different circumstances - and it is not as straightforward as you might think. ____________________________________________ This is part 23 from Programme 16 of 2018/19 season - first…
Tips on Changing the Way you Feel
Feb 23 • 14 min
An interview on Good Day New York with Tony Robbins with tips on changing the way you feel. “Most people want to be happy but their habit is to be worried or frustrated or stressed,” says motivational speaker Tony Robbins.…
Intro: “Good, better, best. Never let it rest……….” and “Metanoia”
Feb 22 • 12 min
Introduction: Word of the week: Metanoia Quote of the week: Robert Brault - “Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and find they were the big things”. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 16 of 2018/19…
Visiting other clubs - or joining another club?
Feb 4 • 13 min
Have you ever visited a club other than your own? or many other clubs? or perhaps you are a member of more than one club? Moira introduces the topic for a lively discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 14 of…
Sounds in Speeches
Feb 3 • 13 min
Paul talks about the best aural rhetorical devices to use in your speeches: Consonance Assonance Alliteration ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 14 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on February 3rd and presented…
JK Rowling “The Fringe Benefits of Failure” - Part 2
Feb 2 • 11 min
In June 2008 JK Rowling gave this speech to Harvard University The text of this speech can be found here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2008/06/text-of-j-k-rowling-speech/ Followed by a short discussion on the speech.…
Intro: “The well balanced, intelligent speaker ….” and “Blatherskite”
Feb 1 • 13 min
Quote of the week: Ralph C Smedley - “”The well balanced, intelligent speaker is the natural leader in any group of which he/she is part” Word of the week: Blatherskite ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 14 of…
Introvert or extrovert? & why we need to know
Jan 21 • 14 min
Moira introduces the subject of personality profiles and why you need to know what your profile is as well as your audience. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 14 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January 21st…
How much fun is your club?
Jan 20 • 12 min
Paul introduces the subject of fun in your club prompted by the article in the January 2019 edition of The Toastmaster entitled “What’s the Scoop on your Group”: https://www.toastmasters.org/magazine/magazine-issues/2019/jan/22-club-quality. (Note: you…
Intro: “Little strokes, fell great oaks” and “Perspicuous”
Jan 18 • 14 min
Quote of the week: Benjamin Franklin - “Little strokes, fell great oaks”. Work of the week: Perspicuous ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 14 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January 18th and presented by Ted…
Part 4: Getting started in Pathways
Jan 14 • 13 min
Moira talks about how you can get started in Pathways if you need that little push to get you going. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 13 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January 14th and presented by Ted…
Part 3: Focus on Your Audience
Jan 13 • 14 min
Prompted by this article in the January edition of the Toastmaster magazine, Paul talks about how you can focus on your audience. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 13 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January…
Part 2: Interview with Aaron Leung
Jan 12 • 17 min
Interview with Toastmaster Aaron Leung, member of online clubs Diversity and Competitive Communicators (President) as well as Lohas Toastmasters in Shenzhen, China. _____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 13 of 2018/19…
Intro: “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive” and Expiate
Jan 11 • 13 min
Quote of the week: Matt Cameron: “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive” Work of the week: Expiate ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 13 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January 11th and…
How to hook your audience
Dec 24, 2018 • 12 min
Moira introduces the subject of how to hook your audience in the first 60 seconds. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 12 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on December 21st and presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul…
Quality clubs
Dec 23, 2018 • 12 min
Following the visit of Dan Rex to Dublin and a workshop he gave, Paul introduces the subject of what is a quality club. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Donovan Livingston’s graduation speech
Dec 22, 2018 • 10 min
Donovan Livingston’s graduation speech to Harvard class of 2016, followed by a discussion on the speech. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 12 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on December 21st and presented by…
Intro - Pablo Picasso “Action is…..” & Ghosting
Dec 21, 2018 • 13 min
Quote of the week: Pablo Picasso - “Action is the foundational key to all success” Work of the week: Ghosting ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 12 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on December 21st and presented…
Props and how to use them
Dec 17, 2018 • 13 min
Moira introduces the subject of Props and how to use them inspired by this article by Vinette Hoffman-Jackson https://bit.ly/2QV5f6s ___________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 11 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
Visitor to Toastmaster Meetings
Dec 16, 2018 • 12 min
Paul introduces the subject of visitors to Toastmaster Meetings -who can come, what is their experience, how does the club treat them etc. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 11 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
Interview with Eddie O’Mahony
Dec 15, 2018 • 14 min
Ted interviews Eddie O’Mahony, currently president of Blarney Toastmasters in Co Cork, Ireland. We last spoke with Eddie in our second ever programme in November 2014 (episode available in Mixcloud -…
Introduction: Extrapolate and Ralph Waldo Emerson “Kindness………..”
Dec 14, 2018 • 7 min
The thought for the week: “You cannot do a kindness too soon, because you never know how soon it will be too late” Ralph Waldo Emerson Word of the week: Extrapolate (and compared to Interpolate) ___________________________________________ This is part 1…
Impromptu Speaking Techniques
Dec 10, 2018 • 11 min
Moira discusses various techniques for giving impromptu speeches. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 10 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on December 7th and presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O’Brien The show is…
Online Meetings
Dec 9, 2018 • 12 min
Paul brings up the subject of attendance at online meetings and the things that one has to think of to make the experience good for both you and the other attendees. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 10 of 2018/19…
Our second chat with TI CEO Dan Rex
Dec 8, 2018 • 13 min
After the formal interview with the CEO of Toastmasters International two weeks ago, Ted Mellamphy continues with a more general chat with Dan Rex. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 10 of 2018/19 season - first…
Booty and Mark Twain on preparing for good impromptu speech
Dec 7, 2018 • 14 min
Thought for the Week: Mark Twain - “It usually takes me three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech”. Word of the Week: “Booty” ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 10 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
Projects: Using Descriptive Language, Using Presentation Software & Write a Compelling Blog
Nov 26, 2018 • 14 min
Moira introduces the final three projects from Pathways: (1) Using Descriptive Language (2) Using Presentation Software (3) Write a Compelling Blog Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
What if you invented Toastmasters today?
Nov 25, 2018 • 13 min
Paul introduces a speculation as to what you would do if Toastmasters didn’t exist today and you invented it……. _____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 8 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on November 23rd and…
Interview with CEO Dan Rex
Nov 24, 2018 • 12 min
Ted interviews the Chief Executive Officer of Toastmasters International Dan Rex during his short visit to Dublin on November 16th-17th. _____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 8 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on…
Ideation & May you never forget what is worth……..
Nov 23, 2018 • 12 min
Word of the Week - Ideation Thought for the Week - ” May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten” an Irish blessing. _____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 9 of 2018/19…
Projects: Understanding - Vocal Variety, - your Communication Style, - your Leadership Style
Nov 19, 2018 • 12 min
Moira talks through the latest three Pathways projects, covering: (1) Understanding Vocal Variety (2) Understanding your Communication Style (3)Understanding your Leadership Style _____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme…
A Toastmasters Club in Prison?
Nov 18, 2018 • 12 min
Paul introduces the rather unusual subject of whether there are any Toastmasters clubs in prisons and should there be clubs in Irish prisons. _____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 8 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast…
Terri Trespico: Stop searching for your passion.
Nov 17, 2018 • 11 min
Ted introduces the TEDxKC talk given by branding strategist and coach Terri Trespico at the event in Kansas City in 2015. _____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 8 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on November 16th…
Badass & “Learn to be thankful for what you already have……”
Nov 16, 2018 • 13 min
Ted, Paul and Moira discuss Ted’s Thought for the Week from Jim Rohn: “Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want”, which produced a lively discussion after which Paul Introduced his work of the week: Badass…
Projects: Team Building, Understanding Conflict Resolution & Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Nov 12, 2018 • 11 min
You hear about three Pathways projects: (1) Team Building (Level 5 Elective for all paths) (2) Understanding Conflict Resolution (Level 3 Required for Persuasive Influence only) (3) Understanding Emotional Intelligence (Level 3 Required for Motivational…
How can we can connect emotionally online
Nov 11, 2018 • 13 min
Paul O’Mahony muses about how can we can connect emotionally online. _____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 7 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on November 9th and presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony & Moira…
Simon Sinek TED Talk: Why good leaders make you feel safe.
Nov 10, 2018 • 0 min
Ted Mellamphy introduces the TED Talk given by Simon Sinek in 2014 entitled “Why good leaders make you feel safe:. _____________________________________________ This is from Programme 7 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on November 9th and presented by…
Plaudit & “No one who achieves success does so…..”
Nov 9, 2018 • 12 min
Word of the Week: Plaudit Quote of the week from Alfred North Whitehead: “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise & confident acknowledge this help with gratitude” _____________________________________________ This is from…
Pathways Projects: Reflect on your Path, Researching & Presenting, Successful Collaboration
Nov 5, 2018 • 12 min
You hear about three Pathways projects: (1) Reflect on your Path (Level 5) (2) Researching & Presenting (Level 1) (3) Successful Collaboration (Level 3 of Team Collaboration only) Introduced by Moira O’Brien _____________________________________________…
Toastmasters worldwide
Nov 4, 2018 • 13 min
You hear how Toastmasters is represented worldwide. This episode is prompted by a report in the October 2018 edition of Toastmaster Magazine. Plenty of statistics in this episode. The huge surprise for us is the % of total membership in Europe. Introduced…
10 Ways to have a better conversation
Nov 3, 2018 • 12 min
You hear Celeste Headlee present “10 ways to have a better conversation” - a TED Talk (1) Don’t multitask - be present - in that moment (2) Don’t pontificate - assume you have something to learn (3) Use open-ended questions - who, why, what, how … (4) Go…
Brouhaha and If we have the attitude…..
Nov 2, 2018 • 12 min
Introduced by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony and Moira O’Brien: Word of the Week: Brouhaha. Thought for the week: Catherine Pulsifier - “If we have the attitude, ‘it’s going to be a great day’, it usually is”. _____________________________________________…
Education: Public Relations Strategies, Question-and-Answer Session & Reaching Consensus.
Oct 24, 2018 • 8 min
The new Toastmasters Education Programme (Pathways) gives people opportunities to learn how to (1) Public Relations Strategies (2) Question-and-Answer Session (3) Reaching Consensus. Moira O’Brien introduces the Projects.…
The Toastmaster Magazine
Oct 23, 2018 • 10 min
Paul talks about the publication from Toastmasters International, The Toastmaster Magazine. _____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 5 part 2 first published on October 19th Send in a voice message:…
Lynchpin & The art of communication is ……..
Oct 23, 2018 • 15 min
Word of the Week: Lynchpin. Thought for the week: James Humes - “The art of communication is the language of leadership”. _____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 5 part 1 first published on October 19th Send in a voice message:…
Education: Prepare for an Interview, Prepare to Speak Professionally, Present a Proposal.
Oct 22, 2018 • 13 min
The new Toastmasters Education Programme (Pathways) gives people opportunities to learn how to (1) Prepare for an Interview (2)Prepare to Speak Professionally (3)Present a Proposal. Moira O’Brien introduces the Projects.…
The Golden Gavel Award in a local club
Oct 21, 2018 • 12 min
Paul talks about the Golden Gavel in Blarney Toastmasters. _________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 4 part 3 first published on September 28th Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Pat Johnson, past president of Toastmasters International
Oct 20, 2018 • 12 min
An interview with the past international President Pat Johnson from the Toastmasters Podcast. _________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 4 part 2 first published on September 28th Send in a voice message:…
Hangry & No one who achieves success does so without…….
Oct 19, 2018 • 14 min
Hosted by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony and Moira O’Brien Quote of the week: Alfred North Whitehead - “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise & confident acknowledge this help with gratitude” Word of the week: Hangry…
The Pathways Mentor Program
Oct 13, 2018 • 12 min
Moira introduces the Pathways Mentor Program and discusses the four projects that it includes. ____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 3 part 4 first published on September 21st Hosted by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony and Moira O’Brien…
Your Pathways Icebreaker
Oct 12, 2018 • 13 min
Paul introduces the subject of the Pathways Icebreaker and what we might include in it. ____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 3 part 3 first published on September 21st Hosted by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony and Moira O’Brien Send…
Keith Ferrazzi - “What holds us back from success in the workplace.”
Oct 11, 2018 • 10 min
Ted introduces Keith Ferrazzi, the recipient of the Golden Gavel award from Toastmasters International for 2018, with “What holds us back from success in the workplace.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qOFZnU4ty4…
It is not happy people who are thankful plus SCRUNCH (Word of the Week)
Oct 10, 2018 • 12 min
Ted Mellamphy introduces a quotation from that famous author “Unknown” - “It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy” (Anon) Paul O’Mahony gives us the word of the week “SCRUNCH”.…
Projects: Managing a Difficult Audience, Managing Time & Moderate a Panel Discussion
Oct 9, 2018 • 11 min
Moira continues looking at the Pathways projects, this week covering: Managing a Difficult Audience Managing Time Moderate a Panel Discussion ____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 2 part 2 first published on September 14th Send in a…
Evaluating the World Champion
Oct 8, 2018 • 12 min
Paul and Moira talk about a special meeting held by Par Excellence Toastmasters where the five speeches all came from the finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking and members evaluated each of the five speeches including the winning speech.…
Achieving Distinguished Toastmaster
Oct 7, 2018 • 12 min
Paul talks to Moira about her achieving DTM - Distinguished Toastmaster. ____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 2 part 2 first published on September 14th Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Smarmy & “Your best teacher is your last mistake.”
Oct 6, 2018 • 12 min
Paul and Moira talk about the quote for the week - “Your best teacher is your last mistake” from Ralph Nader - and the word of the week “Smarmy”. ____________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 2 part 1 first published on September 14th Send…
Projects: Negotiate the Best Outcome, Persuasive Speaking and Planning & Implementing
Oct 5, 2018 • 12 min
Moira continues working through the Pathways Projects and covers: Negotiate the Best Outcome Persuasive Speaking Planning & Implementing __________________________________________ 2018/19 episode 1 part 4 first published on September 7th. Send in a voice…
Toastmasters International Member Support
Oct 4, 2018 • 13 min
Paul tells us his experience of using the Member Support Service from Toastmasters International. ____________________________________________ 2018/19 season episode 1, Part 3, first published on September 7th. Send in a voice message:…
Ramona J Smith’s winning World Championship Speech
Oct 3, 2018 • 10 min
2018/19 programme 1, first published on September 7th. Ramona J Smith from Cleveland Ohio and now living in Houston, Texas won the World Championship of Public Speaking at the recent International Convention in Chicago. She is only the fifth woman to win…
Intro from the first programme of the 2018/19 season
Oct 2, 2018 • 10 min
2018/19 Episode 1 was first published on September 7th. Thought for the week: Anon: “Gratitude turns what we have into enough” Word of the Week: Surrepticious. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Effective Evaluations
Oct 1, 2018 • 10 min
Part 4 season 2017/18 programme 43 first published August 31st. Ted discusses how to evlauate effectively Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
How to Delegate and be a Better Leader
Sep 30, 2018 • 12 min
Part 3 from season 2017/18 programme 43 first published August 31st. Paul takes a look at delegation and becoming an excellent leader Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Chris Nowinski’s TED Talk “Can I have your Brain”
Sep 29, 2018 • 13 min
Part 2 from season 2107/18 programme 43 first published on August 31st. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Part 1 from programme 43 of the 2017/18 season
Sep 28, 2018 • 10 min
Thought for the week: Marcus Tulius Cicero: “Gratitude is not only the greatest virtue, but the parents of all others.”Thought for the week: Marcus Tulius Cicero: “Gratitude is not only the greatest virtue, but the parents of all others.” Send in a voice…
Manage Projects Successfully, Manage Successful Events & Motivate Others
Sep 27, 2018 • 12 min
Part 4 from season 2017/18 programme 42. Moira covers the Pathways Projects: Manage Projects Successfully Manage Successful Events Motivate Others Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The crew talk about the Toastmasters International Convention
Sep 26, 2018 • 12 min
Part 3 from season 2017/18 programme 42. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Episode 58
Sep 25, 2018 • 12 min
Latest episode of Irish Talkers Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Interview with Distinguished Toastmaster
Sep 25, 2018 • 12 min
Lorraine Taylor (Distinguished Toastmaster), from hybrid club “Be Bold for Change” in Dubai (first hybrid club in the region) & the online club “Firebirds Collective” - interviewed by Moira O’Brien. Lorraine answers these questions: 1. What brought you to…
Programme 42 Introduction
Sep 24, 2018 • 12 min
Word of the Week: Virile. Thought for the week: Steve Jobs - “Be a yardstick for quality - some people aren’t used to ab environment where excellence is expected.” Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Steve Jobs on “Quality” + VIRILE
Sep 24, 2018 • 12 min
“Be a yardstick for quality - some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” (Steve Jobs) - introduced by Moira O’Brien VIRILE is Word of the Week - introduced by Paul O’Mahony Send in a voice message:…
Projects Make Connections through Networking, Manage Change & Manage Online Meetings
Sep 23, 2018 • 13 min
Part 4 from episode 41 from 2017/18 season. Moira talks about the Pathways projects: Make Connections through Networking Manage Change Manage Online Meetings Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Education: Make Connections through Networking + Manage Change + Manage Online Meetings
Sep 23, 2018 • 13 min
The new Toastmasters Education Programme (Pathways) gives people opportunities to learn how to (1) Make Connections through Networking (2)Manage Change (3)Manage Online Meetings. Moira O’Brien introduces the Projects. Send in a voice message:…
How to make a speech humorous
Sep 22, 2018 • 13 min
Part 3 from Episode 41 from 2017/18 season. Paul talks about humorous speeches and how to make them inspired by this article from the Toastmasters Magazine - https://www.toastmasters.org/magazine/magazine-issues/2018/aug2018/adding-humor Send in a voice…
How To Make A Speech Humorous
Sep 22, 2018 • 13 min
Based on “3 Steps to Adding Humor to Your Speech If you’re having fun, your audience will too.” By Nick Jack Pappas http://nickjackpappas.com/ Paul O’Mahony praises Nick’s article in Toastmaster Magazine…
6 Public Speaking Tips To Hook Any Audience
Sep 21, 2018 • 10 min
Part 2 from Episode 41 from August 17th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8GvTgWtR7o&t=18s Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
6 Public Speaking Tips To Hook Any Audience
Sep 21, 2018 • 10 min
Tips by Charlie Houpert. You hear the speech by Mohammed Alqatahni which won World Championship of Public Speaking (2015) “The Power of Words” - evaluated by Charlie Houpert from Los Angeles, CA Here is Mohammed Alqatahni’s speech on You Tube…
Introduction from Episode 41
Sep 20, 2018 • 14 min
Quote for the week from Henry Ford - “Don’t find fault, find a remedy”. Word of the week - Discombobulate Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The New Education Programme (Pathways) - Leadership Projects
Sep 10, 2018 • 13 min
Our new education programme (Pathways) Moira O’Brien introduces three projects (1) Leading in Your Volunteer Organisation (2) Leading Your Team (3) Lessons Learned. ____________ This episode is from Programme 40 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on…
Bad Language - words not to use in public
Sep 9, 2018 • 14 min
“Bad language” - words you shouldn’t use in public - introduced by Paul O’Mahony. Inspired by John Cadley (“a former advertising copywriter, freelance writer & musician living in Fayetteville, New York.”)…
7 Public Speaking Tips from Donal Trump
Sep 8, 2018 • 14 min
Introduced by Moira O’Brien https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tp0VscN8A VICE News spoke to Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, a professor & historian of political rhetoric, and Mark Liberman, a professor of linguistics and computer science. The 7 tips: (1) Make…
Hard Work + PEJORATIVE defined
Sep 7, 2018 • 13 min
“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” (Gordon B Hinckley 1910 - 2008) is our Thought for the week - introduced by Moira O’Brien https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_B._Hinckley ____________ Word of the Week: PEJORATIVE - introduced by Paul…
Mentoring + Leading in difficult situations
Sep 6, 2018 • 14 min
The new education programme (Pathways) : Moira O’Brien introduces three projects: (1) Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring (2) Lead in any Situation (3) Leading in Difficult Situations. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Protocols and Governing Documents relevant to Toastmasters
Sep 5, 2018 • 11 min
Huge topic introduced by ‘persuasive’ Paul O’Mahony. Is this the most boring subject ever discussed on the show? Should all Toastmasters study the protocols & governing documents? (1) The Official Toastmasters Members Group is on Facebook - all…
Do we like the new District Newsletter?
Sep 3, 2018 • 12 min
Daniel Sanders D71 Public Relations Manager (2018-19) has produced the first edition of our Newsletter. Moira O’Brien & Paul O’Mahony discuss the 1st edition of a new format. (1) Patricia O’Reilly (Dubin), John Cox (UK), Gerald Mannix (Kerry), Daniel…
Mark Twain advice + “Amplify” word of the week
Sep 2, 2018 • 12 min
Thought for the week: “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect” (Mark Twain). Introduced by Moira O’Brien. [Note: In Twain’s - Notebook, 1904 - he wrote “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the…
Educational Projects: Icebreaker + Coaching + Inspire Your Audience
Aug 16, 2018 • 11 min
Information about Pathways projects: (1) ‘Icebreaker’ (2)Improvement through Positive Coaching (3)Inspire Your Audience. - an introduction to projects (beginning with the letter ‘i’) by Moira O’Brien ____________ This is from Programme 38 of 2017/18…
Sell your book - with the help of Toastmasters
Aug 15, 2018 • 14 min
How Toastmasters can help a writer publicise their book - introduced by “pecuniary” & “prudent” Paul O’Mahony. Paul speaks about : (1) “101 Business Lessons from a Recovering Accountant” by Neil O’Brien (Toastmaster @ Blarney Club, Division 1, District…
10 Key questions about Pathways
Aug 14, 2018 • 34 min
Question & Answer session facilitated by Pat Johnson (past International President of Toastmasters). This was recorded after her keynote speech to The Firebirds Collective in May 2018. (1) Why make an ‘icebreaker’ speech many time? (2) What is your…
Joseph Conrad + Iconoclast
Aug 13, 2018 • 49 min
Thought for the week: “He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.” (Joseph Conrad) - introduced by Moira O’Brien Word of the Week:…
Comparing the Distinguished Toastmaster & High Performance Leadership Projects
Aug 13, 2018 • 9 min
These two projects are very similar - Moira compares them and discusses the implications of doing both projects. ___________ This is part 4 of Programme 37 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 20th. Send in a voice message:…
A cup of tea
Aug 12, 2018 • 9 min
Paul O’Mahony invites us to a tea party, inspired by the viewpoint in the June edition of the Toastmaster Magazine by Balraj Arunasalam https://www.toastmasters.org/magazine/magazine-issues/2018/june2018/viewpoint ____________ This is from Programme 37 of…
Club Constitution
Aug 11, 2018 • 17 min
__________ This is from Programme 37 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 20th. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Introduction: Nelson Mandela “Passion” + “Wry”
Aug 10, 2018 • 12 min
Thought for the week: Nelson Mandela - “There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living” - introduced by Moira O’Brien Word of the Week: WRY - introduced by Paul O’Mahony…
“Live for today, for tomorrow we die” + “Harangue”
Jul 31, 2018 • 15 min
The Opening segment from show number 16 from the 2017/18 season first published on 9th February 2018 and presented by Paul O’Mahony and Moira O’Brien, covering: 1. The quote for the week: Moira’s favourite “Live for today, for tomorrow we die” 2. The word…
Paul interviews Binal Sawjani from Cranfield Speakers, VPE of Cornerstone & Mentor to Luton Communicators.
Jul 31, 2018 • 9 min
From Episode 16/2 Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Moira introduces the subject of Body Language
Jul 31, 2018 • 12 min
Episode 16/4 Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Pathways - Evaluation & Feedback - Focus on the Positive - High Performance Leadership
Jul 31, 2018 • 10 min
Moira O’Brien introduces Pathways projects covering (1) Evaluation & Feedback (2) Focus on the Positive (3) High Performance Leadership ____________ This is from Programme 36 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 13th. Send in a voice message:…
A Toastmaster’s Holiday - Paul’s travel guide.
Jul 31, 2018 • 10 min
Paul O’Mahony speaks about what Toastmasters can do during the club holiday period. ___________ This is from Programme 36 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 13th. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
How Pathways Was Founded - the inside story
Jul 31, 2018 • 14 min
Pat Johnson, past international president of Toastmasters International tells the story of how the curriculum was designed. Her keynote speech to “Firebirds Collective - global advanced online club” in May 2018. The speech is about Pathways. Pat was one…
Nelson Mandela on Education + Our Special Words
Jul 31, 2018 • 11 min
You hear: (1) Thought for the week from Nelson Mandela “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” (2) Words of the Weeks: We review words from the past ten shows _____________ This is from Programme 36 of 2017/18 season -…
Projects: Distinguished Toastmaster + Effective Body Language + Ethical Leadership
Jul 30, 2018 • 11 min
Moira O’Brien looks at three Pathways Projects (1) Distinguished Toastmaster, (2) Effective Body Language (3) Ethical Leadership. ____________ This is from Programme 35 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 6th. Send in a voice message:…
Celebrating Success
Jul 30, 2018 • 12 min
Paul O’Mahony introduces an important issue for every Toastmasters Club. ___________ This is from Programme 35 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 6th. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Great World Public Championship Speeches - “Ouch!” by Darren La Croix
Jul 30, 2018 • 12 min
You hear the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, 2001 Winner, Darren LaCroix. Darren says “2001 was considered by many one of the most competitive years of the speech contest. This is one the funniest, most talked about speeches in the…
Ralph Waldo Emerson & “Insidious”
Jul 30, 2018 • 11 min
You hear (1) our “Thought for the Week” from Ralph Waldo Emerson - “We aim above the mark to hit the mark” - introduced by Moira O’Brien. Our discussion focused on performance management within Toastmasters & elsewhere - and how aiming above the mark…
Self-Confidence + Making Shorter speeches + Social Speeches + Communication Plan + Your Vision.
Jul 12, 2018 • 48 min
Details of the show: (1) “A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self” (CHARLES DICKENS) = Thought for the week (2) SCUTTLE = Word of the Week. (3) THE SKILL OF SELF-CONFIDENCE by Dr Ivan Jacobs (Toronto, Canada) - Incoming Vice Provost, Student…
Reigniting Passion + Creating a Podcast + Creating Effective Visual Aids + Cross-Cultural Understanding.
Jul 11, 2018 • 50 min
Details of the show: (1) “Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience” [PAULO COEHLO] = Thought for the week (introduced by Moira) (2) KUDOS = Word of the Week (introduced by Paul) (3) Aditya Maheswaran’s semi-final winning speech from 2015 World…
Non-Verbal Communications + Communicating Change + Storytelling + Connecting
Jul 10, 2018 • 46 min
Contents: (1) “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value” [ALBERT EINSTEIN] = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK - introduced by Ted (2) SERENITY = Word of the Week - introduced by Paul (3) AARON BEVERLY: 2nd place speech [longest title ever invented] from…
Movement On Stage - Active Listening - Social Media Presence - Communicate Change
Jul 7, 2018 • 49 min
(1) “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” (Charles Rozell “Chuck” Swindoll) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) DELIBERATE = Word of the Week (3) Interview with STEVE CAMPION, Director Area 20, Asst Division H PQ Director, East Herts…
Reflections After Conference - Team Collaboration
Jul 7, 2018 • 50 min
(1) “Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can” (ARTHUR ASHE) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) FALLACIOUS = Word of the Week (3) Interview with Samir Malak, President of The Firebirds Collective + incoming president of Connected Speakers, Bromley,…
The Navigator + Strategic Relationships
Jul 3, 2018 • 48 min
(1) “Think not those faithful who praise all thy words & deeds - but those who kindly reprove thy faults” = Thought for the week: (2) PIFFLE = Word of the Week: (3) Interview with Bruce LeLièvre, President of Haymarket Toastmasters & member of Edinburgh…
Annual Conference + Crisis Management + Motivational Strategies
Jul 3, 2018 • 50 min
(1) “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom” (George Washington Carver) = Thought for the week (2) “HAVEN” = Word of the Week (3) District 71 Conference (May 11th - 13th) - Review (4) Crisis Managment (5) Pathways: Motivational…
Annual Conference SafeHaven2018 + Leadership Development
Jun 25, 2018 • 47 min
(1) “If you command wisely, you will be obeyed cheerfully” (THOMAS FULLER) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) PLETHORA = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) District 71 CONFERENCE in Cork (SafeHaven2018 discussion with SHARON O’NEILL & PAT DUGGAN (4) PATHWAYS: “LEADERSHIP…
Expanding Evaluations + Innovative Planning + Lance Miller
Jun 25, 2018 • 47 min
(1) “Don’t get prepared - stay prepared” (CRAIG VALENTINE) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) EMBELLISH = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) LANCE MILLER’s 2005 World Championship winning speech. (4) EXPANDING EVALUATIONS (5)PATHWAYS “INNOVATIVE PLANNING” Path ____________…
Learning at Toastmasters + Dynamic Leadership
Jun 21, 2018 • 48 min
(1) “The biggest single problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” (George Bernard Shaw) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) PUERILE = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) INTERVIEW: OLADELE OLUNIKE, Eagle Toastmasters Club, District 74 (4) Unboxing a…
Organising District Conference + Effective Coaching
Jun 20, 2018 • 45 min
(1) “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it & hang on” (Benjamin Franklin:) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) PIVOT = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) WINNING SPEECH by WORLD CHAMPION 2011 - JOCK ELLIOT (4) ORGANISING A DISTRICT CONFERENCE (5) PATHWAYS:…
Empathy + Presentation Mastery
Jun 20, 2018 • 49 min
(1) “My best friend is the one that brings out the best in me” (Henry Ford) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) STUFF = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) TED MELLAMPHY (interviewed by Moira O’Brien) (4) “ECHOES OF EMPATHY” - article from Toastmaster Magazine (5) PATHWAYS:…
WORLD CHAMPION SPEAKER + VISIONARY COMMUNICATION
Jun 19, 2018 • 49 min
(1) “Don’t show up to prove, show up to improve.” (Simon Sinek) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK (2) RANKLE = WORD FOR THE WEEK (3) WINNING SPEECH : Dananjaya Hettiarachichi’s World Champion 2014 (4) MODERATING A PANEL DISCUSSION (5) PATHWAYS “Visionary…
ONLINE CLUBS & PATHWAYS
Jun 18, 2018 • 49 min
(1) Thought for the week: “Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king. He is an independent force in the world.” (WINSTON CHURCHILL) (2)…
CRAIG VALENTINE (World Champion 1999)
May 30, 2018 • 60 min
(1) “The joy of leadership comes from seeing others achieve more than they thought they were capable of” (SIMON SINEK) = THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK _________ (2) The TOASTMASTERS PROMISE _________ (3) ZENITH = Word for the Week _________ (4) CRAIG VALENTINE…
INTRODUCING PATHWAYS
May 29, 2018 • 60 min
(1) “It’s better to endure the discomfort of the truth now than to suffer the discomfort of the lie later” (Simon Sinek) = Thought for the Week ________ (2) DOTE = Word of the Week ________ (3) PATHWAYS - coming soon to District 71 (20 March) 13,000+…
Binal Sawjani, Cranfield Speakers (Guest)
May 24, 2018 • 50 min
(1) “Live for today, for tomorrow we die” = Thought for the Week (2) HARANGUE = Word of the Week (3) BINAL SAWJANI - Cranfield Speakers, VPE of Cornerstone & mentor to Luton Communicators (4) WEBINARS (5) BODY LANGUAGE This is programme 16 of 2017/18…
INSIDE STORY #SafeHaven2018 (Toastmasters Conference)
May 7, 2018 • 24 min
Sharon O’Neill (conference director) & Pat Duggan (finance) introduce speak on (1) Why Toastmasters District 71 Conference is coming to Cork - the story from Wyboston (2015) (2) How Sharon convinced District Leadership Team to entrust SafeHavenCork team…
NEWS ABOUT SAFEHAVEN2018 CONFERENCE COMING SOON
May 3, 2018 • 6 min
This is to inform you that today Sharon O’Neill (conference director) & Pat Duggan (finance manager) will chat with Paul O’Mahony (marketing manager) about (1) the District 71 annual conference in Cork on 11th - 13th May (2) why Cork is a perfect place to…
Evaluating Topics - Innovative Planning
Apr 28, 2018 • 60 min
Word of the Week: “Embellish” Thought for the week: Craig Valentine - “Don’t get prepared - stay prepared” 2nd Section: Lance Miller’s 2005 World Championship winning speech. 3rd Section: Paul talks about expanding evaluations. 4th Section: Continuing the…
TALK SHOW FOR TALKERS (Part 1)
Mar 30, 2018 • 15 min
Ted Mellamphy introduces the show - supported by Moira O’Brien & Paul O’Mahony Agenda for the whole Show > Word of the Week (WOTW) is HARANGUE > Quote of the Week (QOTW) > District 71 Newsletter from Laura Bruce > Webinars > Body Language Part 1 here is…
COMMUNICATING WITH CONFIDENCE
Mar 30, 2018 • 0 min
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INTRODUCING “IRISH TALKERS” #WeAreToastmasters
Jan 19, 2018 • 1 min
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Programme 2 from Irish Talkers
Dec 21, 2017 • 62 min
Public Relations and Stagecraft for Toastmasters and public speaking Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message