Observations from a “Target” Speaker

In Active Listening, Communication, Cool Ideas, leadership, Toastmasters on March 9, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Typically it is the model or "target" speaker who receives evaluations from Toastmasters competing in the evaluaion contest. This image captures a few roles in reverse.

 Followers of this blog — whether you’re a Toastmaster or someone who one day may be called upon to speak in public — are encouraged to post a comment and share your own observations about contests, receiving feedback on your experience as a “target” speaker, and/or on challenges you’ve faced when integrating a remote participant in your meetings. For more information about Toastmasters International click here.

  1. Great observations — test speakers are members too, and have certain expectations. Not too sure about the remote contestant though, that doesn’t seem quite kosher (or fair). An agenda is another important component to a good contest.

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