Do you have a favorite four letter word? A word that gets you so excited you have to control your urges to use it.
Another speech completed in the Toastmaster competent communication book. This time I tackle how to organize a speech. In this true tale about what no to do when the FBI knocks at your door.
This summer HubSpot formed a Toastmaster's Club. The idea is that we all become 'Competent Communicatiors'... over time. Each week club members either give a 5-7 minute speech or they can participate in one of the leadership roles. The first speech you give is the Ice breaker speech. In this speech you are tasked with talking about yourself. Check out my Ice breaker speech below.
A few months ago the deal-of-the-day website, Buy With Me, sent me an offer I couldn't refuse. The offer - 5 classes of Private Ballroom Dancing lessons. My heart raced as I quickly swept up the coupon. Visions of me dancing like Jennifer Gray (aka 'Baby') did in Dirty Dancing danced in my head.
This past weekend I rode my road bike 158 miles in the MS 150 - Cape Cod Getaway to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. I would not have been able to complete this ride without the help of my friends and family. Thank you!
I recently went on a staycation to Portland, ME for some good times, chowda, and Allagash beer. I figured visiting Portland, Maine in June would be the perfect time to catch some nice weather and not as many tourists...
“Fornicated From the Beatles" was part of last week's Emerging America Festival in the Boston/Cambridge area. The festival featured groundbreaking performances by American artists. Mikhael Garver was a featured artists and is the director and one of the authors of the play “Fornicated From the Beatles"; which was in the festival.
I picked up the healthy activity of cycling last year. A good friend of mine has Multiple Sclerosis and each year a group of his friends ride in the Cape Cod Getaway - National MS Society Bike Event.