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5 Benefits of Alumni Business Networks

Good networking skills create good business networks Marcellin College in Bullen Victoria is proactive in fostering community and alumni involvement to support current and past students. Recently I facilitated a Networking Skills session for the Marcellin Foundation Business Network.  In my workshop on fine tuning networking skills and how to master the 45-second pitch, participants learned [...]

Proud Sponsor of Junior Cricket Tour of Sri Lanka 2015

Train to Speak is a proud major sponsor of the Junior Cricket Tour of Sri Lanka 2015, supporting these two cricket teams of children from Melbourne as they embark on a life changing tour.  “Cultural diversity and friendship through cricket” is the theme of the tour,  forging lasting friendships with the children of Singapore, Malaysia [...]

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Presentation Feedback from the best

Presentation feedback from a Toastmasters International Speech Evaluation Contest winner.   How does the contest work? The contest involves listening to a 5-7 minute speech from an unknown speaker.  The contestants then have 5 minutes to prepare a supportive speech that will acknowledge the existing strengths of the speaker and give recommendations for improvements, all [...]

Aussies great speeches in chase for world championship

I witnessed 3 amazing speech semi finals today  at the Toastmasters International Convention in Kuala Lumpur today.  Our Aussies did an amazing job with 3 place getters.  Aaron Ng pictured with me came runner up in one final unfortunately only first place can make it through to the final of the World Championship of Public [...]

An adventurer, motivational speaker you can’t keep down

An inspirational speaker I have worked with, Dave Jacka, quadriplegic, is not content to let anything limit his dreams.  He set to take off on his next adventure flying solo across to the Kimberley on his 4 desert adventure.   Planned for June 2nd unfortunately bad weather delayed this start.  Determined to take off a [...]

Un- conference an unconventional conference, a great way to learn.

Attending my first un-conference this weekend and may be presenting.  You might think that sounds vague, “might be presenting”? But that is the nature of  an Un-conference.  An Un-conference is unlike traditional conferences which have schedules set months in advance by the people running the conference.  They have an agenda that’s created by the participants [...]