Category Archives: Memory Tips

Practicing a Speech – Tip from the NY Times

I just read an interesting article from the NT Times which seems to relate to giving a speech. It  says, “The research, published online Thursday in the journal Science, found that students who read a passage, then took a test … Continue reading

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Speaking Without Notes

In Front of the Lectern Carl H. Hendrickson, DTM The ancient Greeks and Romans would speak for hour after hour without notes. But many Toastmasters, novice and veteran alike, cannot leave the comfort zone of the lectern or do away … Continue reading

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Remembering Participants’ Names

Thanks to Robert Graham (robert@grahamcomm.net) for these tips. Few things can bond and establish a connection with a group like learning everyone’s name quickly. I routinely do this with groups of up to 15, and the look on their faces, … Continue reading

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