The results and conclusion…

As a professional engineer, nothing speaks more truth to me than numbers. So imagine my joy when the “wrap-up” survey completed by participants of my high performance leadership project called “On-the-spot”, revealed improvement in the confidence levels of all the participants (in their impromptu speaking). I was like…

Vashawn Burnett and Andrea Duncan at the OTS Table Topics (aka Impromptu Speaking) Tournament.

Having made it to the final round, Toastmaster(s) Vashawn and Andrea gave their impromptu responses to a surprising question in the Table Topics (TT) Tournament.

But who starts a story (or a blog for that matter 🤔) at the end??? Well, that may have been what tournament finalists Andrea Duncan…

(Toastmaster Hope Kerr is one of the OTS members who was voted Best Speaker at one of her Table Topic Tours/volunteering practice)

With two workshops now under our belt, we all instinctively knew what the next step would have to be. NO more drills, it was time for the real deal. If there was to be a clear display of improvement in confidence, then taking on actual (not staged) Table Topic sessions…

(Toastmaster Junett Robinson smiles confidently as she knocks a Table Topics® question ‘out of the park’ at Workshop #2)

STILL ON A HIGH from our recent educational and fun-filled Workshop #1, two of my ON-THE SPOT (OTS) members shared with me that while they had enjoyed the opportunity to practice at the first workshop, they would have loved to have been able to break the (metaphorical) yoke in a…

Conrad Miller

I am a Jamaican Engineer who is on a journey to becoming a better public speaker. This blog is my documented journey that I hope will help and entertain others.

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