Whether you're sipping a drink at a friend's home, sharing a holiday dinner with family or attending the office party, Toastmasters experts offer these tips for a more successful experience.
- CNBC – Why you should master public speaking at a young age, according to the world champion of public speaking
To be successful, it's important to get others on your side and be seen, admired and respected as a leader. "That's where public speaking comes in," Manoj Vasudevan, the 2017 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking.
Toastmasters International, a nonprofit devoted to communication and leadership skills development, has seen 23 years of consecutive membership growth. What’s the secret? An aggressive acquisition strategy.
With a speech titled "Pull Less, Bend More," Manoj Vasudevan won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking.
- Business Insider – 4 world champions of public speaking explain how to deliver presentations your audience will love
Being a great public speaker requires much more than confidence. It's about connecting to audience members on a personal level and leaving them with a satisfying message they can act on.
The trick is finding a place that provides a warm and supportive atmosphere in which to learn and practice. That place is Toastmasters International.
Balraj Arunasalam is the new International President of Toastmasters International. Arunasalam assumed the one-year term at the organization's 86th annual International Convention.