On the Table - Topics for Toastmasters Podcast
By Kim Krajci DTM
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On the Table - all the topics for Toastmasters on their way toward the classic Toastmaster education program Distinguished Toastmaster Award. On this podcast, we will discuss the tricks, the hacks and the tracks to making it to the DTM in the fastest possible way. We'll feature reviews and evaluations of Toastmasters' Success/Leadership and Success/Communications workshops, the Youth Leadership Program and the HPL. Interviews with successful Toastmasters, we will give our listeners the methods to achieve their awards. We won't just focus on the awards - but on improving public speaking and leadership skills. Come join us - On the Table! Sponsored by Toastmasters District 10.
||CleanSpecialty Speeches Advanced Manual with Vicky Nann||Specialty Speeches Advanced Manual is a fun and fast way to reuse speeches and move toward the DTM. We interview Vicky Nann, DTM. She's the 2018-19 District 10 Director.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpeeches by Management Advanced Manual… by Santa!||Some advanced manuals just sound dry. The Speeches by Management probably makes most of us shrug with indifference wince with fear yawn and move on. - The problem isn't the manual, it's the topic.||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Entertaining Speaker Advanced Manual Review with Dave Wiley||Take your audience for a roller coaster ride. That's the goal of The Entertaining Speaker Advanced Manual. - What a perfect way to describe the best speeches. We have Dave Wiley to thank for that. - Dave Wiley has been a member of Toastmasters for .||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterpretive Reading Advanced Manual Review with Carol Prahinski||The Interpretive Reading manual is one of the most specific set of speech projects. Each of the presentations require a different set of skills. - All of the speech projects are read, not performed like a speech.||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Contests Make Me a Better Speaker?||Can contests make you a better speaker? Donald Kelly says it does for him. - Donald Kelly is the sales evangelist. Actually, that's the name of his business, his website, and his podcast. He's a successful salesman who has taken his expertise and||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresident-Elect Balraj Arunasalam||District 10 had the honor of hosting Toastmasters International President-Elect Balraj Arunasalam for several days before the Spring District Conference. He kindly consented to an interview to talk about the organization of Toastmasters Internationa||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Be an Exceptional Club Coach, Part 2||Part 1 of the conversation is here. - We continue our conversation with Region 6 Regional Advisor Carol Prahinski about being an exceptional club coach. Toastmasters International Supplies for Club Coaches||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTechniques to be an Exceptional Club Coach||Club Coach: The Big Challenge The goal of a club coach is to take a club in trouble up to the Distinguished Club Award level. To be a successful Club Coach takes a set of skills that most of us don't have without work and determination.||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Occasion Speeches with Debbie Curtis||Advanced Manual Reviews Continues... Special Occasion Speeches Advanced Manual The five projects are: The Roast The Introduction Giving Praise Presenting an Award Receiving an Award - A roast is a speech given in honor of a specific...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStorytelling: Advanced Manual Review with Maureen Zappala||You asked for more information about the Advanced Manual series in the recent survey I asked you to fill out. We've done a few, but Storytelling hasn't been done yet. - Here you go! The Storytelling Manual This is Maureen's bio: -||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSuccess Leadership Series Workshop Review||// Success Leadership Series: Characteristics of Successful Leaders One of the Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG) requirements is to present one of the Success Leadership or Success Communication series workshops,||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunication and Leadership: Sheryl Roush part 3||Our final segment about communication and leadership from the interview with Sheryl Roush, the keynote speaker at the District 10 Spring Conference of 2016. (Part 1) (Part 2) Communication and Leadership||4/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecome a Paid Speaker and Toastmasters Accredited Speakers||Part 2 of our conversation with Sheryl Roush, DTM, and AC (what's AC?) On the Sunday Brunch programming for the District 10 2016 Spring Conference on becoming a paid public speaker. Sparkle and Market Like a Pro™ Sunday Brunch||3/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduce Millennials to Toastmasters – Sheryl Roush||Just when I think I know everything about Toastmasters, someone comes along and proves me wrong. - Today, we have Sheryl Roush, DTM, PDG and Toastmasters Accredited Speaker. She's the keynote speaker at District 10's Spring Conference.||3/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMembership Achievement Record: Map Out Your Toastmasters Success||Are you sure where you're going on your Toastmaster journey? Do you need to clear out your Toastmasters files? Did you know one free download from Toastmasters International can help you with both of these problems?||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVicky Nann, DTM, DPRM on the HPL and Getting Young Members||Every time I talk to someone about Vicky Nann, I hear the same thing. "Vicky's amazing." - I think it must be true. Today we've got an interview with District 10's District Public Relations Manager Vicky Nann, DTM.||11/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Last District Governor, Tony Green||Ever wonder what’s behind the curtain? This week, Immediate Past District 10 Governor Tony Green reflects on his year on the table. - [Intro] - He served as our last District Governor. Tony Green has served on the leadership team of District 10 sever.||7/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAchieving the Distinguished Division Award||On the Table – Topics for Toastmasters - Season 1, episode 19. - We talk all the time about getting clubs to the Distinguished level in Toastmasters. Not so much about the areas or divisons. How do you get a division to distinguished or better?||7/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArea Governors||Janice Wasserman: They are making a commercial for a street fair, so Baileys put on a kazoo video. It was hysterical. - It’s approaching that time of year when the flowers start to bloom… the birds return… and the call goes out – -||5/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvanced Clubs||On the Table – Topics for Toastmasters Season 1 episode 17 - Sometimes eating words can be rich and tasty – like “Happy Birthday” in buttercreme icing on a cake. In this case… not so much. Today I’m talking about Advanced Clubs on the ta||5/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Brown Interview||What’s Mark Brown, winner of the 1995 World Championship of Public Speaking, talking about? You’ll find out today – on the table. - Today we're talking to Mark Brown, winner of the 1995 World Championship of Public Speaking. Good morning, Mark||4/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarried to Toastmasters: LGET||"Whenever I put on my LGET hat, I know that what I’m planning and what I’m hoping to do will shape our district and the experience that our members get." - Toastmaster elections are coming up, and it made me wonder what being LGET is like.||3/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt Byrd on Videos in the Club||That’s Art Byrd, Area 13 Governor for District 10. Art and I had a discussion a while back – this is part 2 of that recording, where Art talks about how his club, Youngstown Executive Club 408 uses video to to help guests find their club.||2/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCL to ALB – Not So Hard, If You Plan||On the Table – Topics for Toastmasters - Season 1 episode 12 take 2. - Today On the Table, we take a look at the Mythical Community Toastmasters Club number 31415923 and a problem that their VP of Education Vera knows was coming – and what she h||1/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrison Clubs||That’s Art Byrd, Area 13 Governor and works with the Changing Minds Toastmasters club in a prison in the Youngstown area. Today on the table, he’s going to talk to us about prison clubs. You do not want to miss this. - - [Intro] - -||1/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTop 10 Reasons You Should Be a DTM Mentor||It’s our 10th episode anniversary – 10th show for District 10! Top 10 Reasons why you should be a DTM Mentor. If you’ve been listening to this podcast, you’ll know that I mention that I’m the only DTM Mentorship Chair in the world. -||12/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvanced Manual Review Project: Communicating with Video||That’s Dan Toussant, my DTM brother. We started this trek to the Distinguished Toastmaster together and with Terri Fullmer, we were all minted at the District 10 Fall Conference in 2013. - In life, Dan is a recruiter and with his business partner,||12/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKickoff Meetings – Episode 8||I went to a kick off meeting this week. I’ve lost count of how many I’ve gone to. Some were very successful. Others… no. Not. - Many of those I’ve attended were corporate start-ups. I schedule my own working hours so I can attend these||11/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImproving Canned Speeches -Episode7||I call them Zombie Speeches. - You know the ones I’m talking about – the 21 speeches that Toastmasters has created to be given to every club – the Successful Club and Better Speaker canned speech series. They give you an outline,||11/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Harry Potter and the Toastmaster’s Goblet||While bringing my daughter home from college yesterday, I told her she either needed to drive or she’d be taking dictation and doing some math problems for me as I worked on this podcast. - Clara wanted to know what I was working on. -||10/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 Advanced Manual Review Public Relations||On the Table – Topics for Toastmasters Season 1, episode 5 - Looking for ideas about which manual you should do next? If you ask me, TI doesn’t provide enough information about the manuals. I looked at all of the information available for the PR||10/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 DTM Hacks||On the table – topics for Toastmasters. Season 1, episode 4. - Life Hacks are the tricks and tips that get developed as a better, more effective way to complete a task. It’s like taking a detour and finding a better route,||10/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 2: Why Rush to Your DTM?||If you listen to the long-time members of Toastmasters, you may hear this: - “He went through the CC too fast.” - There’s no time limit to the Competent Communicator. You could go to 10 club meetings and give 10 speeches in one day and you’l||9/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Reciprocity – A Key to Leadership||Intro - A confession: - This was recorded in July, not September, so when I say Grabenhorst in this recording, think Taylor. Yes, our Jenilee got married to Todd Taylor, our Area 14 Governor. - Congratulations to our newly-wed District 10 officers ...||9/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 1: THE HPL PROJECT||- In our lives, we have opportunities to make a difference in the world. It may be as small as planning a family reunion. It may be a multi-million dollar work project. - Sometimes we don’t think we’ve got what it takes to make an impact –||9/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Thank you Kim for such a great podcast. If you are a practicing Toastmaster (& you should be!)... then this is the show for you!
I have been a fan of these podcasts and was honored to be on a recent one. Kim is a talented Toastmaster who truly cares about the success of every member. If you are a Toastmaster who wants to earn their DTM this podcast is for you!
Love this podcast!
I have really enjoyed listening to this podcast. Can't wait for more episodes!