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You’re Invited…

Hi everyone we’re going to be interviewing Carole McCulloch​ for an upcoming episode on EasySpeak. We plan to do this on Blab.im on October 30th (7 am Central European Time). If you have a Twitter account you can join us. Blab allows up to 4 people to be on camera at a time, but everyone else can watch and participate in the chat.  We plan to record for the podcast but we will have a Q&A after the recording where you can ask your questions about EasySpeak.

The blab will be at:

https://blab.im/darryl-heron-toastmasters-easyspeak-q-a

 

If you want to convert this to your local time you can go to:

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2015&month=10&day=30&hour=6&min=0&sec=0&p1=992&p2=5&p3=136

Carole and I recently did another session on Blab for the podcast and it was a lot of fun. I hope to see many of you there on Friday.

 

Darryl

Episodes 41, 42, & 43- Mohamed Hanbal

Mohamed Hanbal

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Mohamed Hanbal,  the winner of the 2015 District 95 Division F International Speech Contest. This is a interview is broken up into three parts  at around 15 minutes or so (all of which you can find further down in this post) , As Toastmasters we sometimes her remarkable speeches and stories that stick with us, I had the pleasure of seeing Mohamed compete as a very fresh Toastmaster in the Division F contest in April and he had made quite an impact on the audience that day. We talked about his father’s dying last words to him back in Egypt and his bold move to enroll in a Masters program in Germany.  We also talked about what he learned as a boxer and playing competitive handball.

  • You can find like Mohamed on Facebook
  • You can watch Mohamed giving his speech here.
  • You can find his blog here.
  • Here is the blog article that he mentioned in the interview
  • The podcast theme song comes from the Famous Toastmasters of Wiesbaden, Germany

From Mohamed’s resource list:

  • “Presenting to Win”- By Jerry Weissman
  • “How to Win Friends and Influence People”- By Dale Carnegie
  • “Have A Nice Conflict: How to Find Success and Satisfaction in the Most Unlikely Places” By Ken Mitchell, Michael Patterson, and Tim Scudder
  • “Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results”- By Stephen Guise
  • “The Compound Effect”- By Darren Hardy

We experimented with a platform called Blab.im, where we conducted a panel discussion on Online Clubs.  You can look for this episode in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.

Note the picture above was provided by Mohamed.

Mohamed Hanbal Part 1

Mohamed Hanbal Part 2

Mohamed Hanbal Part 3

Episode 40- A Saturday With Rudy part 1

Rudy Moralez

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Rudy Moralez, a longtime Toastmaster who had been living in the Stuttgart, Germany Area.  This is the first of a multi-part episode. In this first part Rudy tells us about two people he knows who have used Toastmasters to further their careers.

We have the other parts of this interview and others queued up that we’ll be publishing in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.

      • You can find our more about Rudy Moralez on Facebook
      • You can watch Rudy giving his Diamond Notes at the D59 2014 Conference in Krakow, Poland here.
      • The podcast theme song comes from the Famous Toastmasters of Wiesbaden, Germany

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note the picture above was provided by Rudy.

Part 1 of “A Saturday With Rudy”

Episode 39- Thomas Rose

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Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Thomas Rose, who won the D95 2015 International Speech Contest in Boras, Sweden. Thomas is interviewed by Antje (read about her joining the podcast team here). Thomas and the Antonio Meza (the D59 winner did a kind of European tour together working on their speeches in preparation for the contest at the Toastmasters International  Convention in Las Vegas (held last week), they even did a date with the champs from D71 and D91.

we have several interviews queued up that we’ll be publishing in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.

      • You can find our more about Thomas Rose on Facebook.
      • The podcast theme song comes from the Famous Toastmasters of Wiesbaden, Germany

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note: The picture of Thomas Rose comes from here.

The interview with Thomas Rose.

Episodes 37 and 38 Ovidiu Oltean

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Ovidiu Oltean, who was quite an exciting and busy contestant at the D95 2014 Fall Conference, winning the English Table Topics Contest and taking second place in the English Humorous Speech Contes. The interview was done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  Note:  due to length this interview is in two parts.

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note: The picture above comes courtesy of  Calin Iepure.

The interview with Ovidiu Oltean Part 1.

 

The interview with Ovidiu Oltean Part 2.

Episodes 35 and 36 Khaled Matlagaitu

Khaled Maltlagaitu
Khaled Maltlagaitu

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Khaled Matlagaitu, who is currently an International Director at Toastmasters, representing Region 11. The interview was done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  Note:  due to length this interview is in two parts.

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note: The picture above comes courtesy of  Khaled Matlagaitu.

The interview with Khaled Matlagaitu Part 1

The interview with Khaled Matlagaitu Part 2

Episodes 33 and 34- Kailey Peng

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Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Kailey Peng, who was the winner of the D95 2014 Humorous Speech Contest. The interview was done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  Note:  due to length this interview is in two parts.

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note: The picture above comes courtesy of  Kailey .

The interview with Kailey Peng Part 1

 

The interview with Kailey Peng Part 2

Episodes 31 and 32- Morag Mathieson

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Morag with Joao

 

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed  Morag Mathieson, who was the 2012-13 D59 District Governor and is currently serving as Regional Advisor for Region 11. We talked about what the Regional Advisor role was like, what she has been up to since being District Governor, and REP (the Revitalized Education Program) at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  Note:  due to length this interview is in two parts.

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note: The picture above comes courtesy of  Morag’s Facebook page.

The interview with Morag part 1

 

The interview with Morag part 2

Episode 30- Jack Vincent

A Sale Is Like                       Jack Vincent Picture

Welcome to the podcast!

In this episode we interviewed Jack Vincent. Jack won the D59 Humorous Speech Contest  in 2006 and he has just published his 2nd book “A Sale Is A Love Affair – Seduce, Engage & Win Customers’ Hearts“.

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note:  The pictures above come are courtesy of Jack Vincent.

Episodes 28 and 29- Kees Broos

2014-15 D95 Governor Kees Broos

Welcome to the podcast!

Happy New Year and welcome back. This is an interview that we did with the D95 2014-15 Governor Kees Broos in two parts (both parts can be found below).

In the coming weeks I’ll be publishing interviews done at the D95 2014 Fall Conference in Frankfurt, Stay tuned.

Look for the next episode, in the coming weeks.

Note:  The picture above comes from the D95 website.

Episode 28 Interview with 2015-15 D95 Governor Kees Broos (part 1)

Episode 28 Interview with 2015-15 D95 Governor Kees Broos (part 2)