D84 Toastcast – Richard Hoar – Episode 14

 

In this interview we get to know a little more about Richard Hoar, he currently serves as a Division E Director in Toastmasters District 84.

Richard’s motto for his service is “Making Members Extraordinary”

We explore what this means in practice for our members and what we can expect to see in 2018.

Also listen to learn about F4T2 Event, which is a special event planned for members of Division E.

Join us and learn together.

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D84 Toastcast – Gina Carr – 13 Pt 2

Speaking Virtually: Using Technology to Share Your Message with the World! – Gina Carr (11:39)

Part Two

  • WebinarJam Studio: screen sharing, 10 people can join you on screen
  • This is a more private platform
  • Automatically captures participants’ email addresses
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D84 Toastcast – Gina Carr – 13 Pt 1

Speaking Virtually: Using Technology to Share Your Message with the World! – Gina Carr (16:34)

Part One

Host DTM Beth Ramsay interviews tribe builder, social media guru, and author of “Klout Matters,” Gina Carr.

Old African proverb: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

Three major player social media platforms: Periscope, Blab and WebinarJam Studio. In part 1 of my interview with Gina, she explains how to strategically use Periscope and Blab to get your message out to the public.

  • Periscope is mobile based, you are the presenter
  • With Blab, you are the host, with “seats” for up to three people to join you. People can come and go as you give permission to come “in.” Comments are posted as well in a chat box
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D84 Toastcast – Michelle Villalobos and Rochelle Rice, AS – 12

1.  Steps to Create Your Personal Brand – Michelle Villalobos  (17:00)

2.  Heart-Centered Speaking: How to Come From the Heart Instead of Giving a Performance – Rochelle Rice (18:45)

Host DTM Beth Ramsay interviews brand strategist Michelle Villalobos, about the steps to create and monetize your personal brand.

  • Monetize and build your personal brand
  • What is a personal brand?
  • What is uniquely yours?
  • Steps:  Identity, Work and Play (lifestyle), What’s Your North Star?, Build Your Brand, Shamelessly Promote

Rochelle Rice, AS, shares how to be more authentic on stage.

  • What does your favorite games as a child have to do with speaking?
  • What gesture do you “own”?
  • Vulnerability: the fine line of being on the edge of not losing it
  • Why do you need to pay close attention of how you are breathing?
  • Stop playing it safe: go big, go large, have faith
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D84 Toastcast – Mark Gai and Fred Moore – 11

  1. International Speech Contest Semi-Finalist – Mark Gai (12:06)
  2. Are You Funny?  Humorous Speeches – Fred Moore (14:17)

Host DTM Beth Ramsay interviews Mark Gai, District 84 International Speech Semi-Finalist Mark shares what it takes to get to the International Speech stage.

  • The time, the practice, the revisions
  • Emotional and mental preparation routine before going on stage
  • Mark shares the issues with TSA Security at the airport, and issues with security at Cesar’s Palace! “I’m just speaking in the contest!”

Fred Moore shares how he creates his humorous presentations. Fred has been making people laugh for years through his stand-up routines and magic shows.

  • How do you collect your funny stories or one-liners?
  • How do you practice your funny stories on different audiences (HINT: he uses the “hammock method”)
  • Does the gender or age of your audience dictate what stories and jokes you use?
  • Can funny be taught?
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D84 Toastcast – Auction Fever – 10

Hosts DTM Ellen Little and DTM Maria Martinez talk about the following hot topics:

  • Dues and incentive programs for your club.
  • The first District 84 Auction
  • Reminder about Ads for the Spring Conference and it’s contest season.
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D84 Toastcast – Be a club in good standing – 9

Hosts DTM Ellen Little and DTM Maria Martinez talk about the following hot topics:

  • Dues and incentive programs for your club.
  • Club Ambassador Program
  • International Speech and Table Topics Contest Spring 2015
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D84 Toastcast – Goal Setting for 2015 – 8

Host ACG Ellen Little talk and DTM Judd Spitzer talk about goal setting for 2015 and Hosts DTM Maria Martinez provides an inspirational moment.

 

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D84 Toastcast – Fall Conference Wrapup – 7

Hosts DTM Maria Martinez and ACG Ellen Little talk with the District Public Relations Officer, DTM Judd Spitzer about the District 84 Fall 2014 Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

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D84 Toastcast – Pre-Fall Conference Conversations – 6

Ellen Little and Maria Martinez talk about the excitement surrounding the Toastmasters District 84 Fall Conference.  They talk about some of the programs that will be happening, and a few tips for first timers.

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