Toastcaster 35 - Toastmasters - A Tale for All Seasons

December 25, 2010

tale.jpg donnaphoto.jpgTold by Donna Smith, ACB, CL, it's an entertaining and inspiring tale in the form of a familiar holiday poem, that captures the true spirit of Toastmasters and its founder, Ralph Smedley. It also follows the events that unfold as a Toastmaster prepares for the Icebreaker speech. She did receive credit for the Advanced Manual - Storytelling.

Donna also speaks with Greg and shares her thoughts that went in to this presentation and how Toastmasters has helped her catch her second wind. What a nice way to end on year and begin the next. Donna is with Morning Challengers a club from Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada.

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Facebook Comments:

  • Toastmaster USA

    great stuff for the holidays! So where have you bean hiding?

    Dec 26, 2010 at 8:05 pm
  • Karen Tober

    Wow! That’s a speech and a half. What a creative way to capture what happens to us as a result of working through our fears and the respective Toastmasters manual. Lovely cadence and vocal variety, Donna.

    Dec 17, 2011 at 11:54 pm
  • toastcaster greg

    Yes, Karen! Donna did an awesome job. It was all done in one take! Very little editing was necessary.

    I was floored when I read the poem and even more wowed when I heard it!

    Dec 18, 2011 at 12:44 am