Archive for Apr 2020

SET AN IMPOSSIBLE GOAL AND GET MAD ABOUT IT

These days everybody is crazy about goals and a lot of them are temporary look good social media goals. A goal is an object of a person’s ambition or efforts, when a person achieves a goal it brings a lot of self-fulfillment. But what if the goal is impossible, or the dream is too big…

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9th May 2020 – a Toastmasters Day

The 9th May 2020 is going to go down in history as the Southern African Toastmasters take #onestepforward and once again show that we are #peoplemakinghistory. For the very first time ever we will host, DISTRICT 74 COUNCIL meeting online, and then the DISTRICT 74 INTERNATIONAL PREPARED SPEAKING CONTEST online.   The hosting of the Council…

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Achieving greatness through the Power Mentorship

There is an African Proverb that says “If you want to go fast walk alone, if you want to go far walk together”. However   I say to you “if you want to go fast and far, walk with a mentor. Never walk alone.” When I joined Toastmasters in June 2013, I was on a supersonic…

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Changing Times Change You, Be the victor not the victim.

To be honest, change is a really uncomfortable experience, especially if you have just gotten used to a routine that works for you. During a period of change, it’s not only the bad things that have a chance to fall away, such as unhealthy habits or toxic relationships, but my fear has been that in…

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Is your club meeting your needs?

Is your Club meeting your needs? When you joined Toastmasters you joined for a reason, you had a goal in mind. How close are you to achieving your goals? With most clubs moving to an on-line meeting platform you have more opportunities now to achieve those goals. You are able to join club meetings all…

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Positives Of Covid-19

The impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown are having a huge impact on the lives of the global population. Constantly seeing and hearing news about the problems, the statistics, and the hardship are making it more difficult to cope. We are all having to make changes and adjustments to our lives, and whilst the impact of these…

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