Irish Talkers

229 EpisodesProduced by The Talk Show for TalkersWebsite

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."

229 Episodes | 2017 - 2019

Pacing and Pauses

September 16th, 2019

13:44

Moira introduces John Bercow's resignation speech to the UK Parliament and discusses his pacing and pauses.  Text of the speech. YouTube link.

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Misapprehensions about Toastmasters Contests

September 15th, 2019

12:59

Paul discusses his perceived misapprehensions about Toastmasters Contests.

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Denzel Washington's Commencement speeches

September 14th, 2019

17:25

A compilation of Denzel Washington's Commencement speeches.

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This is part 2 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 14th, presented by Ted Mellamphy, …

Intro: CANT and "You must do the things you think ...."

September 13th, 2019

14:00

The introduction to this weeks show featuring:

Word of the Week: CANT (no, not can't!)

Quote of the WeekL Eleanor Roosevelt - "You must do the things you think you cannot do".

and of course the usual discussion.

Engaging Public Speaking Tips from Female Speakers

September 9th, 2019

16:45

Moira came across this article by Stephanie Burns - "5 Engaging Public Speaking Tips from Today's Most Influential Female Speakers" - and opens a discussion on the five points put forward by Stephanie.

Helping Mature People

September 8th, 2019

12:55

Inspired by the living history article in the August edition of Toastmaster magazine, Paul talks about how we can help elderly people and what we can …

Jia Jiang - What I learned from 100 days of rejection

September 7th, 2019

16:41

Jia Jiang was the recipient of the 2019 Golden Gavel given by Toastmasters International to a speaker of outstanding merit. This is his TED talk and …

Intro: PRESCIENCE and Don't judge each day by.....

September 6th, 2019

13:12

The introduction to this week's show including:

Word of the Week: PRESCIENCE and

Thought for the week: Robert Louis Stevenson - "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant"

SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking.

September 2nd, 2019

13:24

This article by Chris Brady appeared in The Public Speaking Weekly (see link at the foot of this page) recently. Moira introduces a discussion around the topic:

Say something that matters.
Prepare the speaker, not just …

Pathways 101

September 1st, 2019

14:20

Prompted by an article in the August edition of Toastmasters magazine, Paul talks about Pathways 101.

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Graham Chapmans funeral speech eulogy

August 31st, 2019

13:50

 At the memorial service for Monty Python's Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Eric Idle contributed to this hilarious video, followed by …

Intro: IRASCIBLE and "It is a cliche that......"

August 30th, 2019

12:44

The introduction to this week's show including:

Word of the week: IRASCIBLE

Quote of the week: Stephen Fry: "It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then, like most cliches, that cliche is untrue".

Grabbing Attention and Silence

August 26th, 2019

13:47

Prompted by two articles in the July edition of Toastmaster magazine, Moira discusses how to grab attention at the beginning of a speech and the uses …

The International Convention and Changes to the Speech Contest

August 25th, 2019

12:15

Paul discusses the changes to the International Convention, currently being held in Denver, Colorado - and the changes made to the International …

Kevin Hart's 3 Secrets to Hilarious Storytelling

August 24th, 2019

15:28

From the Charisma on Comman YouTube channel, here is Kevin Hart's 3 Secrets to Hilarious Storytelling - YouTube link.

Kevin Hart is one of the funniest men alive.  Whether in interviews with Ellen Degeneres or George …

Intro: COPIOUS and "Science & technology revolutionise our lives...."

August 23rd, 2019

13:14

The introduction to this week's show including:

Work of the week: COPIOUS

Thought for the week: Arthur Schlesinger - Science and technology …

How to Become a Better Storyteller

August 12th, 2019

11:57

Prompted by this article by Armani Chowdhury, gleaned from the newspaper in www.irishtalkers.com, Moira tackles the subject of improving your storytelling techniques. 

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Toastmasters as a Global Organisation

August 11th, 2019

11:25

 Paul talks about the benefits to the member of being a global organisation.

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Nelson Mandela's Inauguration Speech

August 10th, 2019

14:14

 YouTube link to the video.

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Intro: EGREGIOUS & "It is wise to persuade people....."

August 9th, 2019

11:50

The introduction to this week's show including:

Quote of the Week: Nelson Mandela - "It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea." 

and

Word of the Week: EGREGIOUS 

Ted Corcoran's "9 Points of every Speech (The Aural Signposts)."

July 29th, 2019

13:53

 At the District 71 conference in Cork in 2018 "Safe Haven", past international president Ted Corcoran gave a workshop entitled "How to Write a Speech in 10 Minutes Workshop" and an integral part of this was his chart …

Storytelling in the age of the Video

July 28th, 2019

14:20

Prompted by this article in the June 2019 issue of the Toastmaster Magazine, Ted and Moira discuss the how's and why's  and do's of producing short videos for social media. 

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Rick Rigsby - "Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout".

July 27th, 2019

13:18

Dr Rick Rigsby, a minister, motivational speaker, author, and former college professor,  gave the commencement speech at the California State …

Intro: SALUBRIOIUS & "Be thankful for what you have...."

July 26th, 2019

12:07

Intoduction to this week's show including:

Work of the week: SALUBRIOUS and

Thought for the week:  Oprah Winfrey: "Be thankful for what you have, …

TED's advice for Potential TEDx Speakers

July 22nd, 2019

14:22

TED is ALL about Public Speaking - well, their content is not, but the delivery most certainly IS. TED has given us some advice for potential TEDx or even TED speakers. 

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Club Officer Training

July 21st, 2019

13:13

As it is now the season for Club Officer Training, which comes around twice a year from June - August, and December - February. Moira goes through some of the resources that are available on Toastmasters.org to support …

Interview with Łukasz Madrzak

July 20th, 2019

16:32

This week's interviewee is Łukasz Madrzak who started out in Toastmasters with Bishopstown TM (who meet on a Saturday morning in the Bishopstown Library, Cork) but is now a very active member of Blarney Toastmasters, …

Intro: Extrapolate & "It is better to travel 10,000 miles....."

July 19th, 2019

12:41

 The introduction segment to this week's show including:

Thought for the week from Mahatma Ghandi - "It is better to travel 10,000 miles than to read 10,000 books" and

Work of the week: EXTRAPOLATE.

Phrases to Guide you to Greatness in Speaking

July 15th, 2019

13:11

Prompted by an email from Craig Valentine, Moira talks about some "phrases to guide you to greatness in speaking".  The full list has 35 phrases but …

Prescription for Productive Meetings

July 14th, 2019

12:57

Paul introduces the subject of a Prescription for Productive Meetings prompted by this article in the July edition of the Toastmaster Magazine.

Jim Carrey - Motivational Speech

July 13th, 2019

11:35

Actor Jim Carrey provided the inspiring, funny, and enlightening commencement speech for the Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014. He encouraged the students to think big and to choose love rather than …

Intro: Virulent & "He is a wise man who does not grieve........."

July 12th, 2019

16:26

 The introduction to this week's show including:

Thought for the week: Epictetus - "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."

Work of the week: VIRULENT

How to hook your audience in seconds

July 8th, 2019

14:31

Prompted by this article Moira leads discussion on various methods of hooking your audience in a very short number of seconds. 

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Recognition by Toastmasters of The Talk Show for Talkers

July 7th, 2019

13:58

For the past four years The Talk Show for Talkers has been recognised by Toastmasters District 71 for it's contribution to the organisation. Special thanks are therefore in order to the past district directors:

Luanne …

Wentworth Miller - "The Speech that will make you Cry"

July 6th, 2019

15:57

From YouTube this is a speech by actor Wentworth Miller which is entitled "The Speech that will make you Cry". Don't let the title put you off - this is a really good speech with some very good techniques. We recommend …

Intro: VELOCITY & "Things work out best for those......."

July 5th, 2019

13:27

The introduction to this week\'s show including:

Thought for the week: John Wooden - “Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.”

Work of the week: Velocity

Words of wisdom from Five of the Best Public Speakers

July 1st, 2019

13:19

Prompted by an article in a recent edition of The Public Speaking Weekly, Moira talks about the advice given to public speakers by some of the best public speakers in the world today.

Toastmasters in Italy

July 1st, 2019

13:05

Hot from his trip to Italy for his son's wedding, Paul talks about his experience of Toastmasters abroad. 

Interview with Ingeborg Aune

June 29th, 2019

12:53

 Our interviewee this week is Toastmasters Ingeborg Aune from McAfee Toastmasters in Cork and the incoming VPE of Blarney Toastmaster.

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Intro: ASININE & ""Every day may not be good ......."

June 28th, 2019

11:37

The introduction to this weeks show including:

Thought for the week: Alice Morse Earle - "Every day may not be good but there is good in every day".

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The Winston Churchill Guide to Public Speaking

June 24th, 2019

13:58

Moira delves into Irish Talkers' Newspaper to find an article with the wisdom on public speaking by Sir Winston Churchill, arguably one of the great orators of our time if not of all time.

What's in the June Toastmaster Magazine

June 23rd, 2019

12:51

Ted and Moira discuss the various articles that catch their eyes in the June edition of Toastmaster magazine.

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Al Pacino's motivational speech from the film "On Any given Sunday".

June 22nd, 2019

9:14

This week we bring you an motivational offering taken from the film  "On Any given Sunday" starring Al Pacino, followed by a discussion. …

INTRO: Gratitude is a currency ....... and JOCKEY

June 21st, 2019

14:03

The Introduction to this week's show with:

Thought for the Week:  Fred De Witt Van Amburgh - "Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourself and spend without fear of bankruptcy".

Word of the Week: JOCKEY

With the …

7 Irresistable Hooks for Public Speakers

June 10th, 2019

14:43

Craig Valentine, World Champion of Public Speaking for 1999, has a large amount of free material on his website. Inspired by this article Moira introduces discussion on Craig's list :). 

How to start a father of the groom speech

June 9th, 2019

13:25

Paul O'Mahony is shortly to be giving a father of the groom speech - here we discuss various ways of starting such a speech. 

9 Life Lessons - Tim Minchin

June 8th, 2019

14:49

Tim Minchin, the former UWA Arts student described as "sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive" in a musical career that has taken the world by storm, is awarded an honorary doctorate by The …

Intro: "Success is the ability......." and SLUMP

June 7th, 2019

13:43

Introduction to this week's show including:

Quote of the week: Winston Churchill  "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another without any loss of enthusiasm". 

Word of the week: Slump

From Monologue to Dialogue

June 3rd, 2019

11:20

Prompted by this May 2019 article in the Toastmaster magazine, Paul and Ted discuss From Monologue to Dialogue.

A Toastmasters Diary

June 2nd, 2019

11:25

 Paul introduces discussion on a Toastmasters Diary.

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Denzil Washington - Morning Motivation

June 1st, 2019

13:13

Morning Motivation from Denzil Washington  - "One of the Best Morning Motivational Videos - END LAZINESS & Wake up early" - from Be Inspired on YouTube. 

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Intro: If we did the things we are capable of......... & SALUBRIOUS

May 31st, 2019

11:41

Introduction to this week's show with:

Thomas Edison - "If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves" 

Work of the week: …

How to convince a skeptical audience.

May 27th, 2019

15:54

Moira introduces the topic of how to get a skeptical audience on your side and convinced by what you are saying. 

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This is part 4 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first …

The Role of the Grammarian

May 26th, 2019

14:46

Paul introduces discussion on the very important role of the Grammarian in Toastmasters meetings. 

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Danish Dhamani - How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking

May 25th, 2019

14:32

Danish Dhamani - How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking, given at TEDxKids@SMU 

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This is part 2 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 25th, presented …

Mahatma Gandhi - "In your own gentle way........" and ADVENT

May 24th, 2019

13:55

Introduction to this week's show with:

Thought for the week: Mahatma Gandhi - "In your own gentle way, you can shake the world".

Work of the week: Advent 

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Pathways Resources

May 20th, 2019

11:51

Moira introduces details of various Pathways resources prompted by Coach Carole's Blog post "What's New in Pathways Resources". 

Toastmasters & Business

May 19th, 2019

12:38

Paul discusses how Toastmasters can help everyone in business both as an employee and a manager. 

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Seven Keys to Good Storytelling

May 18th, 2019

14:17

The Seven Keys to Good Storytelling - a speech by Josh Campbell given at TEDxMemphis . 

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Intro: "Storytelling reveals meaning ......." and CURT

May 17th, 2019

12:27

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 …

Pathways new path: Engaging Humour

May 13th, 2019

13:34

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. 

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The Club Quality Checklist

May 12th, 2019

14:06

Following on from an article in the Toastmasters magazine in January, Paul discusses how clubs can self assess their effectiveness using the Club …

Finding Humour

May 11th, 2019

14:03

Finding humour: Sareen Akarjalian at TEDxBeirut, followed by a discussion. 

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Intro: "Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across..." and TERSE

May 10th, 2019

13:30

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 …

5 Easy Tips for Crafting a Speech

May 6th, 2019

12:07

Prompted by this article in the April issue of Toastmaster, Paul and Ted discuss the 5 Easy Tips for Crafting a Speech. 

Toastmasters Elections for 2019-20

May 5th, 2019

15:07

Paul and Ted discuss the elections for club offices, and Area, Division & District directors. 

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Daniel Kilov - Memory Athletics

May 4th, 2019

14:32

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 …

Intro: "Humour is mankind's greatest blessing" & Shtum

May 3rd, 2019

12:47

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".

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What WE can gain from Public Speaking

April 22nd, 2019

16:31

Moira introduces discussion prompted by an Instagram Post by Florian Mueck about what we can gain personally from Public Speaking. 

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The Role of the President

April 21st, 2019

14:46

Paul talks about the role of the club president and how many presidents are unaware of the importance of their role . 

Florian Mueck - Tips for Public Speakers

April 20th, 2019

15:17

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:

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Intro: "First they ignore you, then........" and Conflate

April 19th, 2019

13:11

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

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Developing your speech

April 15th, 2019

17:44

Moira talks about how a speech can develop over time with repetition and listener feedback - with examples from a current contest speech.

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How to persuade others

April 14th, 2019

13:57

 Paul takes on the task of persuading you to learn how to persuade others!

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Presentation Skills from Craig Valentine

April 13th, 2019

14:54

Craig Valentine is the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking and has since carved a successful career as a public speaker, keynote speaker and …

Intro: Finesse & Good leadership consists of showing average people....

April 12th, 2019

15:19

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 …

Choosing Topics for your Speech

April 8th, 2019

13:00

Moira introduces the subject of how to find topics for your Toastmaster speeches. 
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This is part 4 from Programme 22 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on April 8th presented …

What it is like to deliver a test speech

April 7th, 2019

13:22

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. 

A habit you simply must develop - Bob Proctor

April 6th, 2019

14:05

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 …

Intro: "Gratitude is not only the greatest virtue" and MORASS

April 5th, 2019

11:14

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 

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Preparing for your International Speech Contest

April 1st, 2019

15:16

Moira goes through some of the steps that you can use to prepare for giving your International Speech Contest speech. 

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5 things not to do in Evaluations

March 31st, 2019

13:27

Paul talks about five things that one should not do when giving evaluations. 

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How to Give a Great Speech Evaluation

March 30th, 2019

14:00

 Jonathan Peng is the 2018 District 85 Evaluation Champion. Here are his top tips for making the best evaluations.

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Interstitial and "Aim for the moon...."

March 29th, 2019

13:25

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

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How your Club can Use the Internet

March 25th, 2019

16:17

Moira introduces a discussion on how clubs can make use of the internet. 

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The Art of the Pause

March 24th, 2019

13:29

Paul talks about when and how to use the pause and when not to use it. 

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How to start a speech

March 23rd, 2019

13:59

Conor Neill - How to Start a Speech - a YouTube speech. Here are five examples from well known speakers of speech beginnings. 

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Intro: Our Greatest Weakness.... and BENIGN

March 22nd, 2019

13:34

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

Myths about Presenting

March 18th, 2019

16:02

Prompted by this article in entreprene.com by Shawn Doyle, Moira discusses Shawn's five myths about presenting. 

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Talking about yourself

March 17th, 2019

13:34

Paul introduces the subject of talking about yourself! 

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'The Sound' - Kim Kaufman

March 16th, 2019

15:40

Moira introduces a 3rd place semi-final speech from the 2017 World Championship of Public Speaking by Kim Kaufman entitled "The Sound". 

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Intro: Be the change that you wish to see..... and SEARS

March 15th, 2019

13:38

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.” 

The Power of Three and The Hero's Journey

March 11th, 2019

12:34

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.

How Toastmasters International changes the World

March 10th, 2019

13:07

Paul talks about how individual Toastmasters, as a result of their learning with Toastmasters, have gone outside of the organisation to undertake …

Amy Purdy - "Living beyond Limits"

March 9th, 2019

14:43

Amy Purdy - "Living beyond Limits" - and inspirational TEDx talk from 2011.

TEDX Orange Coast 

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This is part 2 from Programme 18 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March …

Intro: "Audacious" and "We must do the think that we cannot do"

March 8th, 2019

15:42

 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

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How to Ensure that your meeting runs smoothly

March 4th, 2019

13:06

Inspired by the Members Handbook developed by Blarney Toastmasters (especial thanks to Sharon O'Neill DTM for the original version of this handbook), …

Crutches.......

March 3rd, 2019

14:47

Paul introduces the subject of the verbal crutches that we not only use in Toastmasters but in the outside world as well - ad nauseam!

Mark Brown Winning Speech 1995

March 2nd, 2019

14:07

The winning speech from the 1995 World Championship of Public Speaking by Mark Brown. 

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This is part 2 from Programme 17 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on March 2nd and …

Intro: "Good, better, best. Never let it rest.........." and "Crapulent"

March 1st, 2019

13:40

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 …

The Navigator

February 25th, 2019

9:13

Ted looks at The Navigator - an important document for introducing members to the Pathways educational programme. 

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This is part 4 from Programme 16 of 2018/19 season - first …

How to Dress at Toastmasters

February 24th, 2019

13:30

Paul introduces the subject of how to dress at a Toastmaster meeting in different circumstances - and it is not as straightforward as you might …

Tips on Changing the Way you Feel

February 23rd, 2019

14:35

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 …

Intro: "Good, better, best. Never let it rest.........." and "Metanoia"

February 22nd, 2019

12:14

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 …

Visiting other clubs - or joining another club?

February 4th, 2019

13:26

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.

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Sounds in Speeches

February 3rd, 2019

13:32

Paul talks about the best aural rhetorical devices to use in your speeches:

    Consonance

    Assonance

    Alliteration

JK Rowling "The Fringe Benefits of Failure" - Part 2

February 2nd, 2019

11:37

In June 2008 JK Rowling gave this speech to Harvard University

The text of this speech can be found here:

Intro: "The well balanced, intelligent speaker ...." and "Blatherskite"

February 1st, 2019

13:21

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 

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Introvert or extrovert? & why we need to know

January 21st, 2019

14:14

Moira introduces the subject of personality profiles and why you need to know what your profile is as well as your audience.

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How much fun is your club?

January 20th, 2019

12:41

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 …

Intro: "Little strokes, fell great oaks" and "Perspicuous"

January 18th, 2019

14:18

Quote of the week:  Benjamin Franklin - "Little strokes, fell great oaks".

Work of the week: Perspicuous

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This is part 1 from Programme 14 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast …

Part 4: Getting started in Pathways

January 14th, 2019

13:18

Moira talks about how you can get started in Pathways if you need that little push to get you going.

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This is part 4 from Programme 13 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on …

Part 3: Focus on Your Audience

January 13th, 2019

14:56

 Prompted by this article in the January edition of the Toastmaster magazine, Paul talks about how you can focus on your audience.

Part 2: Interview with Aaron Leung

January 12th, 2019

17:19

Interview with Toastmaster Aaron Leung, member of online clubs Diversity and Competitive Communicators (President) as well as Lohas Toastmasters in Shenzhen, China.

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Intro: "Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive" and Expiate

January 11th, 2019

13:18

 Quote of the week: Matt Cameron: "Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive"

Work of the week: Expiate

How to hook your audience

December 24th, 2018

12:59

Moira introduces the subject of how to hook your audience in the first 60 seconds.

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This is part 4 from Programme 12 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on December 21st and …

Quality clubs

December 23rd, 2018

12:55

Following the visit of Dan Rex to Dublin and a workshop he gave, Paul introduces the subject of what is a quality club.

Donovan Livingston's graduation speech

December 22nd, 2018

10:11

 Donovan Livingston's graduation speech to Harvard class of 2016, followed by a discussion on the speech.

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Intro - Pablo Picasso "Action is....." & Ghosting

December 21st, 2018

13:38

 Quote of the week: Pablo Picasso - "Action is the foundational key to all success"

Work of the week: Ghosting

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This is part 1 from Programme 12 of 2018/19 season - first …

Props and how to use them

December 17th, 2018

13:24

Moira introduces the subject of Props and how to use them inspired by this article by Vinette Hoffman-Jackson https://bit.ly/2QV5f6s
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This is part x from Programme 11 of 2018/19 …

Visitor to Toastmaster Meetings

December 16th, 2018

12:32

Paul introduces the subject of visitors to Toastmaster Meetings -who can come, what is their experience, how does the club treat them etc.

Interview with Eddie O'Mahony

December 15th, 2018

14:03

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..........."

December 14th, 2018

7:15

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:

Impromptu Speaking Techniques

December 10th, 2018

11:49

Moira discusses various techniques for giving impromptu speeches.
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This is part 4 from Programme 10 of …

Online Meetings

December 9th, 2018

12:55

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 …

Our second chat with TI CEO Dan Rex

December 8th, 2018

13:50

After the formal interview with the CEO of Toastmasters International two weeks ago, Ted Mellamphy continues with a more general chat with Dan Rex.
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This is part 2 from …

Booty and Mark Twain on preparing for good impromptu speech

December 7th, 2018

14:39

Thought for the Week: Mark Twain - "It usually takes me three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech".
Word of the Week: "Booty"
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This is part 1 from Programme 10 of 2018/19 …

Projects: Using Descriptive Language, Using Presentation Software & Write a Compelling Blog

November 26th, 2018

14:05

Moira introduces the final three projects from Pathways:

(1) Using Descriptive Language
(2) Using Presentation Software
(3) Write a Compelling Blog

What if you invented Toastmasters today?

November 25th, 2018

13:55

Paul introduces a speculation as to what you would do if Toastmasters didn't exist today and you invented it.......

Interview with CEO Dan Rex

November 24th, 2018

12:36

Ted interviews the Chief Executive Officer of Toastmasters International Dan Rex during his short visit to Dublin on November 16th-17th.
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This is part 2 from Programme 8 of …

Ideation & May you never forget what is worth........

November 23rd, 2018

12:00

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.
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This is part 1 …

Projects: Understanding - Vocal Variety, - your Communication Style, - your Leadership Style

November 19th, 2018

12:21

Moira talks through the latest three Pathways projects, covering:

(1) Understanding Vocal Variety
(2) Understanding your Communication Style
(3)Understanding your Leadership Style

A Toastmasters Club in Prison?

November 18th, 2018

12:37

Paul introduces the rather unusual subject of whether there are any Toastmasters clubs in prisons and should there be clubs in Irish prisons.

Terri Trespico: Stop searching for your passion.

November 17th, 2018

11:32

Ted introduces the TEDxKC talk given by branding strategist and coach Terri Trespico at the event in Kansas City in 2015.
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This is part 2 from Programme 8 of 2018/19 season - …

Badass & "Learn to be thankful for what you already have......"

November 16th, 2018

13:23

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 …

Projects: Team Building, Understanding Conflict Resolution & Understanding Emotional Intelligence

November 12th, 2018

11:40

You hear about three Pathways projects:
(1) Team Building (Level 5 Elective for all paths)
(2) Understanding Conflict Resolution (Level 3 Required for …

How can we can connect emotionally online

November 11th, 2018

13:01

Paul O'Mahony muses about how can we can connect emotionally online.
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This is part 3 from Programme 7 of …

Simon Sinek TED Talk: Why good leaders make you feel safe.

November 10th, 2018

0:50

Ted Mellamphy introduces the TED Talk given by Simon Sinek in 2014 entitled "Why good leaders make you feel safe:.
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This is from Programme 7 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast …

Plaudit & "No one who achieves success does so....."

November 9th, 2018

12:14

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"

Pathways Projects: Reflect on your Path, Researching & Presenting, Successful Collaboration

November 5th, 2018

12:49

You hear about three Pathways projects:
(1) Reflect on your Path (Level 5)
(2) Researching & Presenting (Level 1)
(3) Successful Collaboration …

Toastmasters worldwide

November 4th, 2018

13:06

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 …

10 Ways to have a better conversation

November 3rd, 2018

12:25

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 …

Brouhaha and If we have the attitude.....

November 2nd, 2018

12:00

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 …

Education: Public Relations Strategies, Question-and-Answer Session & Reaching Consensus.

October 24th, 2018

8:10

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

October 23rd, 2018

10:48

Paul talks about the publication from Toastmasters International, The Toastmaster Magazine.
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2018/19 …

Lynchpin & The art of communication is ........

October 23rd, 2018

15:48

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 …

Education: Prepare for an Interview, Prepare to Speak Professionally, Present a Proposal.

October 22nd, 2018

13:28

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

October 21st, 2018

12:27

Paul talks about the Golden Gavel in Blarney Toastmasters.
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2018/19 episode 4 part 3 first published on …

Pat Johnson, past president of Toastmasters International

October 20th, 2018

12:30

An interview with the past international President Pat Johnson from the Toastmasters Podcast.
_________________________________________
2018/19 episode 4 part 2 first published on September 28th

Hangry & No one who achieves success does so without.......

October 19th, 2018

14:52

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 …

The Pathways Mentor Program

October 13th, 2018

12:43

Moira introduces the Pathways Mentor Program and discusses the four projects that it includes.
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2018/19 episode 3 part 4 first published on September 21st
Hosted by Ted …

Your Pathways Icebreaker

October 12th, 2018

13:07

Paul introduces the subject of the Pathways Icebreaker and what we might include in it.
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2018/19 episode 3 …

Keith Ferrazzi - "What holds us back from success in the workplace."

October 11th, 2018

10:20

Ted introduces Keith Ferrazzi, the recipient of the Golden Gavel award from Toastmasters International for 2018, with "What holds us back from …

It is not happy people who are thankful plus SCRUNCH (Word of the Week)

October 10th, 2018

12:04

Ted Mellamphy introduces a quotation from that famous author "Unknown" -
"It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are …

Projects: Managing a Difficult Audience, Managing Time & Moderate a Panel Discussion

October 9th, 2018

11:21

Moira continues looking at the Pathways projects, this week covering:
Managing a Difficult Audience
Managing Time
Moderate a Panel Discussion

Evaluating the World Champion

October 8th, 2018

12:56

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 …

Achieving Distinguished Toastmaster

October 7th, 2018

12:35

Paul talks to Moira about her achieving DTM - Distinguished Toastmaster.
____________________________________________
2018/19 episode 2 part 2 first …

Smarmy & "Your best teacher is your last mistake."

October 6th, 2018

12:34

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".

Projects: Negotiate the Best Outcome, Persuasive Speaking and Planning & Implementing

October 5th, 2018

12:10

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 …

Toastmasters International Member Support

October 4th, 2018

13:23

Paul tells us his experience of using the Member Support Service from Toastmasters International.
____________________________________________
2018/19 …

Ramona J Smith's winning World Championship Speech

October 3rd, 2018

10:01

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. …

Intro from the first programme of the 2018/19 season

October 2nd, 2018

10:57

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.

Effective Evaluations

October 1st, 2018

10:08

Part 4 season 2017/18 programme 43 first published August 31st.
Ted discusses how to evlauate effectively

How to Delegate and be a Better Leader

September 30th, 2018

12:24

Part 3 from season 2017/18 programme 43 first published August 31st.
Paul takes a look at delegation and becoming an excellent leader

Chris Nowinski's TED Talk "Can I have your Brain"

September 29th, 2018

13:18

Part 2 from season 2107/18 programme 43 first published on August 31st.

Part 1 from programme 43 of the 2017/18 season

September 28th, 2018

10:35

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 …

Manage Projects Successfully, Manage Successful Events & Motivate Others

September 27th, 2018

12:21

Part 4 from season 2017/18 programme 42.
Moira covers the Pathways Projects:
Manage Projects Successfully
Manage Successful Events
Motivate Others

Interview with Lorraine Taylor

September 25th, 2018

12:05

Lorraine Taylor (Distinguished Toastmaster), from hybrid club "Be Bold for Change" in Dubai (first hybrid club in the region) & the online club …

Interview with Distinguished Toastmaster

September 25th, 2018

12:05

Lorraine Taylor (Distinguished Toastmaster), from hybrid club "Be Bold for Change" in Dubai (first hybrid club in the region) & the online club …

Programme 42 Introduction

September 24th, 2018

12:21

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."

Steve Jobs on "Quality" + VIRILE

September 24th, 2018

12:21

"Be a yardstick for quality - some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected."
(Steve Jobs) - introduced by Moira O'Brien

Projects Make Connections through Networking, Manage Change & Manage Online Meetings

September 23rd, 2018

13:30

Part 4 from episode 41 from 2017/18 season.
Moira talks about the Pathways projects:
Make Connections through Networking
Manage Change
Manage Online Meetings

Education: Make Connections through Networking + Manage Change + Manage Online Meetings

September 23rd, 2018

13:30

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.

How to make a speech humorous

September 22nd, 2018

13:07

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 …

How To Make A Speech Humorous

September 22nd, 2018

13:07

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 …

6 Public Speaking Tips To Hook Any Audience

September 21st, 2018

10:42

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 …

Introduction from Episode 41

September 20th, 2018

14:55

Quote for the week from Henry Ford - "Don't find fault, find a remedy".
Word of the week - Discombobulate

The New Education Programme (Pathways) - Leadership Projects

September 10th, 2018

13:40

Our new education programme (Pathways)
Moira O'Brien introduces three projects
(1) Leading in Your Volunteer Organisation
(2) Leading Your Team
(3) …

Bad Language - words not to use in public

September 9th, 2018

14:03

"Bad language" - words you shouldn't use in public - introduced by Paul O'Mahony.
Inspired by John Cadley ("a former advertising copywriter, freelance …

7 Public Speaking Tips from Donal Trump

September 8th, 2018

14:03

Introduced by Moira O'Brien
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tp0VscN8A
VICE News spoke to
Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, a professor & historian of …

Hard Work + PEJORATIVE defined

September 7th, 2018

13:03

"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: …

Mentoring + Leading in difficult situations

September 6th, 2018

14:01

The new education programme (Pathways) : Moira O'Brien introduces three projects:
(1) Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring
(2) Lead in any Situation

Protocols and Governing Documents relevant to Toastmasters

September 5th, 2018

11:54

Huge topic introduced by 'persuasive' Paul O'Mahony.
Is this the most boring subject ever discussed on the show?
Should all Toastmasters study the …

Do we like the new District Newsletter?

September 3rd, 2018

12:48

Daniel Sanders D71 Public Relations Manager (2018-19) has produced the first edition of our Newsletter. Moira O'Brien & Paul O'Mahony discuss the …

Mark Twain advice + "Amplify" word of the week

September 2nd, 2018

12:38

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 …

Educational Projects: Icebreaker + Coaching + Inspire Your Audience

August 16th, 2018

11:10

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 …

Sell your book - with the help of Toastmasters

August 15th, 2018

14:12

How Toastmasters can help a writer publicise their book - introduced by "pecuniary" & "prudent" Paul O'Mahony.
Paul speaks about :
(1) "101 …

10 Key questions about Pathways

August 14th, 2018

34:27

Question & Answer session facilitated by Pat Johnson (past International President of Toastmasters).
This was recorded after her keynote speech to …

Joseph Conrad + Iconoclast

August 13th, 2018

49:04

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 …

Comparing the Distinguished Toastmaster & High Performance Leadership Projects

August 13th, 2018

9:26


These two projects are very similar - Moira compares them and discusses the implications of doing both projects.
___________
This is part 4 of …

A cup of tea

August 12th, 2018

9:29

Paul O'Mahony invites us to a tea party, inspired by the viewpoint in the June edition of the Toastmaster Magazine by Balraj Arunasalam

Club Constitution

August 11th, 2018

17:31


__________
This is from Programme 37 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on July 20th.

Introduction: Nelson Mandela "Passion" + "Wry"

August 10th, 2018

12:45

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 - …

"Live for today, for tomorrow we die" + "Harangue"

July 31st, 2018

15:50

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 …

Pathways - Evaluation & Feedback - Focus on the Positive - High Performance Leadership

July 31st, 2018

10:39

Moira O'Brien introduces Pathways projects covering
(1) Evaluation & Feedback
(2) Focus on the Positive
(3) High Performance Leadership
____________

A Toastmaster's Holiday - Paul's travel guide.

July 31st, 2018

10:48

Paul O'Mahony speaks about what Toastmasters can do during the club holiday period.
___________
This is from Programme 36 of 2017/18 season - first …

How Pathways Was Founded - the inside story

July 31st, 2018

14:28

Pat Johnson, past international president of Toastmasters International tells the story of how the curriculum was designed.
Her keynote speech to …

Nelson Mandela on Education + Our Special Words

July 31st, 2018

11:57

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: …

Projects: Distinguished Toastmaster + Effective Body Language + Ethical Leadership

July 30th, 2018

11:39

Moira O'Brien looks at three Pathways Projects
(1) Distinguished Toastmaster,
(2) Effective Body Language
(3) Ethical Leadership.
____________
This is …

Celebrating Success

July 30th, 2018

12:48

Paul O'Mahony introduces an important issue for every Toastmasters Club.

___________
This is from Programme 35 of 2017/18 season - first broadcast on …

Great World Public Championship Speeches - "Ouch!" by Darren La Croix

July 30th, 2018

12:58

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, …

Ralph Waldo Emerson & "Insidious"

July 30th, 2018

11:02

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 & …

Self-Confidence + Making Shorter speeches + Social Speeches + Communication Plan + Your Vision.

July 12th, 2018

48:54

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) - …

Reigniting Passion + Creating a Podcast + Creating Effective Visual Aids + Cross-Cultural Understanding.

July 11th, 2018

50:36

Details of the show:
(1) "Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience" [PAULO COEHLO] = Thought for the week (introduced by Moira)

(2) KUDOS = Word …

Non-Verbal Communications + Communicating Change + Storytelling + Connecting

July 10th, 2018

46:02

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 …

Movement On Stage - Active Listening - Social Media Presence - Communicate Change

July 7th, 2018

49:49

(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 …

Reflections After Conference - Team Collaboration

July 7th, 2018

50:44

(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 …

The Navigator + Strategic Relationships

July 3rd, 2018

48:29

(1) "Think not those faithful who praise all thy words & deeds - but those who kindly reprove thy faults" = Thought for the week:

(2) PIFFLE = …

Annual Conference + Crisis Management + Motivational Strategies

July 3rd, 2018

50:52

(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) …

Annual Conference SafeHaven2018 + Leadership Development

June 25th, 2018

47:34

(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 …

Expanding Evaluations + Innovative Planning + Lance Miller

June 25th, 2018

47:20


(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 …

Learning at Toastmasters + Dynamic Leadership

June 21st, 2018

48:10

(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 …

Organising District Conference + Effective Coaching

June 20th, 2018

45:46

(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 …

Empathy + Presentation Mastery

June 20th, 2018

49:45


(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 …

WORLD CHAMPION SPEAKER + VISIONARY COMMUNICATION

June 19th, 2018

49:42


(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

ONLINE CLUBS & PATHWAYS

June 18th, 2018

49:41

(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 …

CRAIG VALENTINE (World Champion 1999)

May 30th, 2018

1:00:02

(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

INTRODUCING PATHWAYS

May 29th, 2018

1:00:02

(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 …

Binal Sawjani, Cranfield Speakers (Guest)

May 24th, 2018

50:25

(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

INSIDE STORY #SafeHaven2018 (Toastmasters Conference)

May 7th, 2018

24:05

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 …

NEWS ABOUT SAFEHAVEN2018 CONFERENCE COMING SOON

May 3rd, 2018

6:22

This is to inform you that today Sharon O'Neill (conference director) & Pat Duggan (finance manager) will chat with Paul O'Mahony (marketing …

Evaluating Topics - Innovative Planning

April 28th, 2018

1:00:00

Word of the Week: "Embellish"
Thought for the week: Craig Valentine - "Don't get prepared - stay prepared"
2nd Section: Lance Miller's 2005 World …

TALK SHOW FOR TALKERS (Part 1)

March 30th, 2018

15:50

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 …

INTRODUCING "IRISH TALKERS" #WeAreToastmasters

January 19th, 2018

1:47

About "Irish Talkers": • Welcome to our podcast recorded on Anchor

Programme 2 from Irish Talkers

December 21st, 2017

1:02:49

Public Relations and Stagecraft for Toastmasters and public speaking

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