Author Archives: Vancore Toastmasters

About Vancore Toastmasters

Build your public speaking and leadership skills at a dynamic mid-week, mid-day downtown Vancouver Toastmasters club.

Rising up to the Challenge: Impromtu Speaking

At our April 5th meeting, three speech slots became available due to a cancellation of a prepared speech. To fill the agenda, the chairperson put out a challenge to anyone at the meeting to volunteer for an impromptu speech. Not … Continue reading

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Ace Your Job Interview and Land the Job

Watch this 5 minute Video to Job Interview Tips Here’s a brief summary of what you’ll learn: Know your values and interests. Understand where you best fit in. Know your resume. Think through your examples in advance. Use a strong voice … Continue reading

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5 Basic Public Speaking Tips

Click video to learn the Five Basic Public Speaking Tips Summary of the Tips: Know your subject and your speech Know your audience and your space Never apologize Imagine yourself giving a great speech Focus on your message, not on yourself

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UP CLOSE: Vincent Cua, Vancore Past President

  Vincent Cua, a proud member of Vancore for over two years, recently completed his 2015-2016 term as president of Vancore. Our enthusiastic and hard-working past president took some time to reflect on his very busy year and some of … Continue reading

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Moments of Truth

Did the title get your attention? Moments of Truth may sound imposing but like most things at Toastmasters, it is really an opportunity for learning, and especially a time for reflection. How can Vancore better serve you and your goals? … Continue reading

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Bruce Grierson to Speak at Conference

Vancore is very proud of Bruce Grierson for seizing the opportunity to deliver a speech at the upcoming Area 96 Spring Conference education workshop. Bruce is a long-standing Vancore member and an accomplished author of “What Makes Olga Run”.   Bruce took time out to answer a … Continue reading

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Vancore Winners!

Congratulations to Kate Hallanzy (left in photo) for winning the Vancore International Speech Contest, and to Connie Hubbs (right in photo) for winning the Vancore Evaluation Contest on March 23rd. Connie later went on to compete at the Toastmasters Area 70 … Continue reading

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