Category Archives: Toastmasters

Why Toastmasters?

Do you remember us mentioning that White Rose Speakers and Leeds City Toastmasters are going to be working together during Leeds Business Week? Well, a few of our members jumped at the chance to work together a bit earlier with a bit of impromptu speaking. Put in front of a camera and prompted by a… Read More »

Pitch Perfect 2015

 White Rose Speakers and Leeds City Toastmasters are pleased to announce that we will once again be participating in Leeds Business Week, an asset that belongs to the Leeds business community. Presentation and leadership skills are crucial to success in the workplace. Many people pay high fees for seminars to gain the skill and confidence necessary… Read More »

New year, new you?

Happy New Year!   If you’ve made a new year’s resolution to become more confident, practise your public speaking/presentation/leadership skills, make new friends, try something different, or even just to get out of the house a couple of times a month then give White Rose Speakers a try! Start the year as you mean to go… Read More »

Pitched Perfectly?

Thank you to all involved in putting together last night’s joint meeting as part of Leeds Business Week, and to those who came along an participated. We had a great evening with lots of really brave guests and budding speakers. We hope that our visitors got a feel for what Toastmasters has to offer them,… Read More »

Thank you Toastmasters

‘And delivering the Random slides challenge, please welcome, Dinesh Kaulgud.’ I stood up from my seat. My heart was thumping; blood rushing to my head and my hands felt a bit clammy. I went to the podium, adjusted the mike and looked at the audience. If I was scared before, I was petrified now. The… Read More »

The Aha moment!

I had an ‘aha!’ moment recently. I had taken the role of grammarian for our recent Toastmasters meeting at Leeds (5th Jan 2012). My role involved choosing a word of the day and encouraging members to use the word of the day within their speeches or when they came to the front to speak as… Read More »