Speech Weavers Toastmasters Club

Providing a mutually supportive and positive learning environment to develop communication and leadership skills, self-confidence, and personal growth.

Providing a mutually supportive and positive learning environment to develop communication and leadership skills, self-confidence, and personal growth.

Mission: To help others with their leadership, communication, and public speaking skills in a friendly, supportive, encouraging environment that allows you to progress at your own pace and comfort.

“I joined Toastmasters to help me improve my speech performance and become a more confident leader in my community.” - Jonathan Avery

konfidentspeakers.wordpress.com

A Plug for Toastmasters

A Plug for Toastmasters
https://konfidentspeakers.wordpress.com/2015/11/30/a-plug-for-toastmasters/

konfidentspeakers.wordpress.com Toastmasters International is an organisation dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. As a long time Toastmaster I cannot speak highly enough of the organisation. Whether you wa…

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5 Ways to Make a Strong Impression With Every Audience

5 Ways to Make a Strong Impression With Every Audience
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/295481

entrepreneur.com Show up like a celebrity, and use these key techniques to guarantee a strong first impression with every presentation.

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
For more information, and to read a bit more about our club, check out
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howtomakepartner.com

4 tips to help overcome yourself and ditch your fear of public speaking | How To Make Partner

4 tips to help overcome yourself and ditch your fear of public speaking
http://www.howtomakepartner.com/how-to-overcome-a-fear-of-public-speaking/

howtomakepartner.com I received an email from a soon-to-be US KPMG director. They candidly told me that their biggest weakness, and one which would stop them taking their next

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Gimmicks in Speaking - in Toastmasters and Real-Life

Gimmicks in Speaking - in Toastmasters and Real-Life
http://speakanddeliver.blogspot.com/2017/05/gimmicks-in-speaking-in-toastmasters.html

speakanddeliver.blogspot.com What's a gimmick? It's a lot of things - from loss leaders to crazy attention getters to outright attempts at misdirection used by marke...

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Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
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cnbc.com

The No. 1 way for introverts to become better at public speaking

The No. 1 way for introverts to become better at public speaking
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/16/the-no-1-way-for-introverts-to-become-better-at-public-speaking.html

cnbc.com Stepping out of your comfort zone becomes easier when you're secure with you are.

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Toastmasters Gave Me Back My Voice – Toastmasters District 83 Blog

Toastmasters Gave Me Back My Voice
http://www.tm83.org/blog/toastmasters-gave-me-back-my-voice/

tm83.org Toastmasters Gave Me Back My Voice Marjorie holding her 1st Place trophy from the Division E humorous speech contest.For most of us, speaking in front of two or more people can be uncomfortable, even frightful. For me, it was exceptionally so. When I was 30 years old, I left my native country, Haiti...

Congratulations to Brian David Crawford for getting 1st runner up at the District 53 International Speech Contest at the District conference this past Saturday. Competition was tough this year!

Brian shared his adult love of LEGOs in his speech, "Play Well." He entertained listeners with history of the LEGO system, and the intentional way LEGO has designed their pieces for generations. Thanks for your speech!

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Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
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How to Do a Bad Presentation

How to Do a Bad Presentation
https://www.presentationblogger.com/how-to-do-a-bad-presentation/

presentationblogger.com How can you spot a bad presenter? Walk into any business, anywhere in the world. If someone happens to be standing in a conference room, in front of a screen, it's a pretty safe bet they're in that extensive pool of yawn-makers. These presenters are legion. They are the guys that make you want to

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
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What every great public speaker asks their audience – what did you learn from my talk?

WHAT EVERY GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKER ASKS THEIR AUDIENCE – WHAT DID YOU LEARN FROM MY TALK?
https://londoncalling.co/2017/01/public-speaking-the-law-of-reflection/

londoncalling.co As a public speaker, think about how you can help your audience reflect & implement what you've just said rather than simply being told "great speech".

americanexpress.com

5 Public Speaking Tips From the Pros

5 PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS FROM THE PROS
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/articles/5-public-speaking-tips-from-the-pros/

americanexpress.com Not a natural-born public speaker? Don't worry. It's a skill that can be learned. Start with these tips from professional speakers who know all about getting in front of an audience.

Fear of speaking in public? 7 ways to beat the nerves

Fear of speaking in public? 7 ways to beat the nerves
http://eskuls.com/fear-of-speaking-in-public-7-ways-to-beat-the-nerves

eskuls.com In Summary Public speaking is difficult to avoid. Professionally, you may find you need to make a presentation at a meeting or interview, pitch you

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
For more information, and to read a bit more about our club, check out
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Show and Tell Visual Aids - BizSpeak 101

SHOW AND TELL VISUAL AIDS
http://bizspeak101.com/2017/06/show-tell-visual-aids/

bizspeak101.com One of the best things that a speaker can use in a presentation is visual aids. One of the worst things a speaker can use in a presentation is visual aids. Sounds contradictory, and it is. Beware: Visual aids are like a two-edged sword. On one hand, they help to… Continue Reading Show and Tell Visua...

psychologytoday.com

The Thing We Fear More Than Death

The Thing We Fear More Than Death
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-real-story-risk/201211/the-thing-we-fear-more-death

psychologytoday.com Why predators are responsible for our fear of public speaking

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
For more information, and to read a bit more about our club, check out
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americanexpress.com

Help Accelerate Your Presentation Skills With These 7 Performance Tips

HELP ACCELERATE YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS WITH THESE 7 PERFORMANCE TIPS
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/articles/help-accelerate-your-presentation-skills-with-these-7-performance-tips/

americanexpress.com Do you want to brush up on your presentation skills? Three professional speakers share ways you can make a positive, lasting impression at your next talk.

mandel.com

The Two Types of "Brain Freezes" We All Experience (and a Few Quick Tips on How to Cure Them)

The Two Types of "Brain Freezes" We All Experience (and a Few Quick Tips on How to Cure Them)
https://www.mandel.com/blog/brain-freeze-tips-on-how-to-cure

mandel.com Ugh, another brain freeze coming on. There are two kinds of brain freezes we've all experienced, both probably more often than we'd like. If you despise them like I do, hereâ

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
For more information, and to read a bit more about our club, check out
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lollydaskal.com

The Power Of Parting: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

The Power Of Parting: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing
http://www.lollydaskal.com/leadership/the-power-of-parting-7-things-you-need-to-stop-doing/

lollydaskal.com Sometimes the power of parting comes in the willingness to let go of the life we’ve planned so we can have the life that is waiting for us.

Please Join Use for Next Week's Meeting!
Gain more self confidence! Improve your speaking skills! Become a better leader! Learn and gain new skills that you can apply both to your personal life AND your professional life!
For more information, and to read a bit more about our club, check out
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leadershipfreak.blog

21 Ways Dumb Leaders Drain Everyone’s Energy

21 WAYS DUMB LEADERS DRAIN EVERYONE’S ENERGY
https://leadershipfreak.blog/2017/10/27/21-ways-dumb-leaders-drain-everyones-energy/

leadershipfreak.blog Sometimes success is about what you don’t do. 21 ways a leader drains everyone’s energy: Laugh with the inner circle. Frown with the fringe. Pound your own chest. Complain about others.…

speaklikeapro.co.uk

Formal_v_Normal

How to Sound Normal not Formal
http://www.speaklikeapro.co.uk/Formal_v_Normal.htm

speaklikeapro.co.uk How to sound normal when giving a presentation

tm83.org

Mentoring Matters: An Interview with DTM Mark Grebenau – Toastmasters District 83 Blog

Mentoring Matters: An Interview with DTM Mark Grebenau
https://www.tm83.org/blog/mentoring-matters-an-interview-with-dtm-mark-grebenau/

tm83.org Mentoring Matters: An Interview with DTM Mark Grebenau One of my mentors, DTM Mark Grebenau shared his story of continuous self-improvement, hope it serves as an inspiration for us all. Mentoring plays a significant role in Toastmasters as they help create the social glue that ensures we stick toget...

mrmediatraining.com

How To Close A Speech | Public Speaking | Mr. Media Training

HOW TO CLOSE A SPEECH (PUBLIC SPEAKING ESSENTIALS)
http://www.mrmediatraining.com/2017/11/12/how-to-close-a-speech-public-speaking-essentials

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1347492.toastmastersclubs.org

Toastmasters Club #1347492 - Speech Weavers

Upcoming Meetings
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
February 4 & 18, 2019
*Feb 18th is fun day, so regular meeting will not be held at the Senior Center. Visitors please inquire for details. Meetings are held at the Agawam
Senior Center (Garden Room)
954 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001 https://1347492.toastmastersclubs.org/

1347492.toastmastersclubs.org A Toastmasters group located in Agawam, MA focusing on helping members improve their public speaking and leadership skills. We meet the 1st & 3rd Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Serving Enfield, Windsor, Suffield, Somers CT and Agawam, Springfield MA

1347492.toastmastersclubs.org

Toastmasters Club #1347492 - Speech Weavers

Upcoming Meetings
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
February 4 & 18, 2019
*Feb 18th is fun day, so regular meeting will not be held at the Senior Center. Visitors please inquire for details. Meetings are held at the Agawam
Senior Center (Garden Room)
954 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001 https://1347492.toastmastersclubs.org/

1347492.toastmastersclubs.org A Toastmasters group located in Agawam, MA focusing on helping members improve their public speaking and leadership skills. We meet the 1st & 3rd Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Serving Enfield, Windsor, Suffield, Somers CT and Agawam, Springfield MA

espeakers.com

Getting the biggest bang for your buck? What meeting planners expect from professional speakers.

Getting the biggest bang for your buck? What meeting planners expect from professional speakers.
https://www.espeakers.com/will-i-get-the-biggest-bang-for-my-buck-what-meeting-planners-expect-from-professional-speakers/

espeakers.com While preparing my presentation set-up for a keynote at a recent conference, the meeting planner ran toward me in a panic, apologizing for being pulled in ten different directions, simultaneously. She explained that there were several items demanding her immediate attention.

espeakers.com

5 Ways Emerging Speakers Can Look Like a Big Fish

5 Ways Emerging Speakers Can Look Like a Big Fish
https://www.espeakers.com/5-ways-emerging-speakers-can-look-like-a-big-fish/

espeakers.com Many new speakers agree that it feels like an uphill battle to get their speaking career off the ground. Can you relate? Some speakers assume that the only way to get bookings is with a big budget to market themselves or do a crazy publicity stunt, because those things will make them stand out fro.....

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954 Main Street
Agawam, MA
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We meet the first and third Monday of Each month at Agawam Senior Center (Friend's Cafe) 954 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001, We meet from 7pm to 8:30pm and we try to really stay in the time slot, so people can plan their night accordingly. There is a fee for becoming a member, but you are welcome to sit in on as many meetings as you want to see what it is like before making an decisions and that part is free. We have coffee, refreshments, and friendly members
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