Networking can be awkward. It can also be a great tool to get to know people for you professional and personal lives and so you should start to think about casual questions that are focused around the stranger you just met and how to non-intrusively and pleasantly start a conversation.
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Description: Have you checked out Unsplash or StockSnap? Do so now because they are about to make your apartment that much cozier. Photos you can print instantly to hang around. Go crazy and even print them larger to hang in frames or prop up on a side table.
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The transcript to my second speech from the Toastmasters Competent Communicator handbook. A look into how food shaped my childhood and three mantras I grew up with to become the food lover I am today. Photo by Kate Rowe from Unsplash. Continue reading Toastmasters Speech 2: The making of a foodie and how you can be one too
The first speech I gave as a new inductee to my Toastmasters club. Speech one is all about getting up in front of people and just starting to speak. Your listeners want to get to know you and this is the perfect speech to literally break the ice!
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Groups, clubs and organizations can be beneficial to a person’s development. Toastmasters has helped me become a better public speaker and thoughtful in my word choice in my home life (for those wedding toasts) and when I make a presentation or just speak in a meeting with colleagues.
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Why the grass isn’t greener on the other side. It’s time to take a step back and look inward to seek greener pastures for you and your business.
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