Is It a Speech or Is It a Performance?

With the Toastmasters World Championships coming up in August, lots of Toastmasters all over the world are practising and getting coaching for their speeches as they prepare to represent their district at the top level.

One of the areas of recent discussion in clubs has been the trend toward making the speech more of a performance than a speech.  A recent article by Darren LaCroix, former World Champion, gives an excellent perspective on the influence of TED Talks, and on where the speaking trend is going at the international level.

Read more about it here.

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