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From Toastmasters in Cork Ireland, "The Talk Show for Talkers" is hosted by Toastmasters Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien DTM & Paul O'Mahony together with guests. All about Communications, Confidence, Leadership and Public Speaking - the Toastmasters International Way.
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Finding Humour

Finding Humour

2019-05-1114:031

Finding humour: Sareen Akarjalian at TEDxBeirut, followed by a discussion.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 26 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 11th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
With the contest season well upon us already, Moira talks about the challenges and solutions from the Zoom point of view for holding a successful contest online. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 10 of 2020/21 season - published on September 28th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Paul talks about some of the published authors in our district and abroad, and especially one who is just published. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 10 of 2020/21 season - published on September 27th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Our guest interviewee this week is Antonia Harrison, Division Director for Division DivA in District 91 (UK). ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 10 of 2020/21 season - published on September 26th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The introductory segment to this week's series of four podcasts, including: Word of the Week: SALIENT and Thought for the Week: Bill Gates - "It's fine to celebrate success, but more important to heed the lessons of failure." ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 10 of 2020/21 season - published on September 25th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Screen presence

Screen presence

2020-09-1413:30

Moira takes apart Mike Carr's body language and movement on screen to illustrate how he used these for maximum effect in his screen presence. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 8 of 2020/21 season - published on September 14th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Paul talks about what happens when, as a new member of a Toastmaster club you discover that it is not just about public speaking. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 8 of 2020/21 season - published on September 13th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The winner of the World Championship of Public Speaking, Mike Carr, with his speech "The Librarian & Mrs Montgomery". ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 8 of 2020/21 season - published on September 12th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The introductory segment to this week's show includes: Word of the week: ABJECT and Thought for the week:  "Martin Seligman, the Happiness Professor, has revealed that optimism is the most important quality you can develop for personal and professional success and happiness. It transpires that optimists have four characteristics, all learned through repetition and practice. Firstly, they see the good in all situations. Secondly,  they seek the valuable lesson to be learned in each situation. Thirdly, they seek solutions. Fourthly, optimists think and talk continually about their goals." ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 8 of 2020/21 season - published on September 11th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
In part 2 of our series on rhetorical devices, Moira covers:  epistrophe, epizeuxis, exemplum, hypallage, hyperbaton, hyperbole, hypophora, litotes, and metabasis ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 7 of 2020/21 season - published on August 14th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Paul dips into the Toastmasters magazine for August and discusses a statement by Deepak Menon, outgoing International President, that "today we are strong". ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 7 of 2020/21 season - published on August 16th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
We listen here to a collage of speeches by Jeff Bezos, boss of Amazon and the world's richest man, talking about passion and business success, following which we analyse the speech and we Ah Count it. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 7 of 2020/21 season - published on August 15th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The introductory segment to this week's series of four podcasts including: Word of the Week: STUPENDOUS and Thought for the Week:  Stiofáin Ó Máille - "Morning is the rudder of your day". ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 7 of 2020/21 season - published on August 14th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Moira introduces rhetorical devices and goes through a list of some her favourite ones. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 6 of 2020/21 season - published on August 10th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The Power of the Club

The Power of the Club

2020-08-0913:40

Paul introduces the subject of how much power does the individual Toastmaster Club have and how much power do the Area, Division etc.... up to Toastmasters International have. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 6 of 2020/21 season - published on August 9th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Our interviewee this week is Eugenio Jaramillo, author of "The Purple Squirrel Speaks", born in Columbia,  now resident in Florida and a member of South Dade Toastmasters. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 6 of 2020/21 season - published on August 8th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
The introductory segment to this week's series of podcasts including the word of the week "INCIPIENT" and a thought for the week from Maya Angelou - "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel". We are joined for this segment by Eugenio Jaramillo, author of "The Purple Squirrel Speaks". ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 6 of 2020/21 season - published on August 7th with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
We talked a few weeks ago about the equipment needed to hold a successful hybrid meeting  and in the meantime some of our clubs have held hybrid meetings as well as much experimentation around our equipment suggestions. Moira gives an update and more thoughts on the practicalities of holding hybrid meetings in the Covid-19 era, ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 5 of 2020/21 season - published on August 2nd with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
This year the International Convention is being held entirely online - and most importantly, it is going to be free for everyone! Get registering folks. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 5 of 2020/21 season - published on August 2nd with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
Our interviewee this week is Elizabeth Jordan, the new Public Relations Officer for District 71 - UK and Ireland.  Elizabeth is a member of Cornerstone Communicators and Hertfordshire clubs as well as Presentation Zen Masters online club.  She was Area Director for Area 20 in 2017. ______________________________________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 5 of 2020/21 season - published on August 1st with Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/irish-talkers/message
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