Tag Archives: communication skills

Community Connection with Public Speaking

Public speaking is all about connection, and that’s hard enough when your audience is right there in front of you. It’s crazily more difficult when they’re also online, as the pandemic taught us all. Vancore Toastmasters — and many other … Continue reading

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Impromptu Speaking Helps You Grow

“Sometimes I’ll start a sentence and I don’t even know where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.”                                            — Michael Scott, The Office. Now you know why the head of Dunder Mifflin paper company is … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Food Stories

“Make your favourite meal for us!” If you’ve ever been asked to do that — in words, not beans and butter — you know how hard it is. But the folks who took on this week’s Table Topics question rose … Continue reading

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May 9 meeting was brought to you by the Letter C for Courage

Sometimes the best speeches are just stories of our lives. Cory Forrest, the hardest-working man in Vancouver and today donning a groovy blue blazer befitting a talk-show host, stole the show with an impromptu speech about a job he once … Continue reading

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