Congratulations to Our Contest Participants!
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Congratulations to Our Contest Participants!

This past Wednesday, Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters hosted an in-house contest as the first level of the Toastmasters International Contest. First place winners from each club will go on to compete at the district level! Some people love competition, others dread it. Whether or not you win, competition offers a fast track for improvement.  Many of...

Crafting a Speech
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Crafting a Speech

It’s competition season for Toastmasters. Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters VP of Education, Abhijeet Joshi, shared in his workshop on friday how to craft a winning speech  Here are some key takeaways:  Styles of Writing  Short sentences  Contractions Easy words to pronounce Rhetorical questions  Analytical process and reactions  Topic Selection  We often select topics that are based...

Just Bees
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Just Bees

Life is unfair. We learn this at a young age because we see social inequality throughout the world and throughout history. We see it among humans and we see it in nature. In our last meeting, we talked about negotiation and how you get what you negotiate. We humans are perhaps unique in that we...