Month: January 2016

  • Review of 2016 LACE Chapman

    Review of 2016 LACE Chapman

    Another great LACE event. Maybe the best one ever. The day started with our keynote speaker, Ricky Powell, DTM speaking about the three top skills for discovering happiness. At the start of his presentation, the power on campus went out. What a challenge for Ricky. To teach us about happiness during our darkest hour. As…

  • Talk Up Toastmasters 2016

    Talk Up Toastmasters 2016

    Join energetic clubs all over Founder’s District in participating in the upcoming membership building contest. During the months of February and March, add 5 or more members to your club to win the Toastmasters “Talk Up Toastmasters” award. You’ll receive a cool ribbon for your banner and an invitation to the Great Founder’s District Pizza…

  • 1926 – The Year Toastmasters Doubled in Size

    1926 – The Year Toastmasters Doubled in Size

    Dr. Ralph Smedley, the founder of our organization, sponsored the first permanent Toastmasters club in Santa Ana during the fall of 1924. About a year later, in the fall of 1925, a guest from the nearby town of Anaheim attended the Santa Ana club. This visit signaled a new direction for Smedley’s Toastmasters idea. The…

  • New Year Resolution

    New Year Resolution

    Maximize Your Toastmasters Journey – Practice Transferable Skills What are transferable skills? Why do they matter? Last month, Danny Ly, current club president of Table Talkers, was giving a speech about four core values of Toastmasters International: Integrity, Respect, Service, and Excellence. Danny is a successful young entrepreneur who owns two 7-11 stores. In his…

  • Mastering Impromptu Speaking