27Apr/11

Structuring a Talk

This is a summary of a workshop given at the Area Competition in April 2011. Whenever you put together a speech, the first and most important thing to consider is who is in your audience, and what do they want or need from your talk. This will give you the strategies you need to ensure your talk hits home every time. Continue reading

20Apr/11

Table Topics – the controversial subject of weddings indeed!

After table topics a fortnight ago I have taken on board some feedback that my topics were a bit too much like a speech in their own right and that isn’t the purpose of the tables topic master.  I have also recognised that some people quite like the idea of being a little controversial and opening up a topic for debate in the bar afterwards. Continue reading