At Division A and B, I was honored to be asked to provide a session on Table Topics. Actually, I begged to do this. Regardless of how it happened, we discovered that Toastmasters are hungry for information on Table Topics. With John Schneyer as the Table Topics master, we created an experience where each volunteer had 45 seconds to address a topic. The audience would then tell them what they did that they loved. Then we discussed a tip they could use to enhance their story.
Great speeches are those where the audience connects with the speaker. In our 40-minute sessions, we heard 30-35 Table Topics, and each tip was different. Some tips included how to enter the room, appreciate a punch line and determine where to put your hands. Throughout both sessions, I felt three tips stood out that can benefit every Toastmaster.Continue reading “Table Topics Tips”