Tag archives for Toastmasters

  1. The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Recently, I retold the story of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at my Toastmasters club for one of my prepared speeches.  It’s a nice tale about how two swindlers make “magic” clothing for the emperor that is invisible to those who are unfit for their duty or exceedingly stupid.  Everyone in the kingdom is afraid that…

  2. Beyond Relationship Selling

    I remember the good old days (I really shouldn’t be using that phrase, I’m way to young), when I’d scavenge campus seminars for free pizza, free pop and the occasional free t-shirt. Back in Waterloo, the first few weeks of every term was filled with co-op employer information sessions. This meant, every day, you could…