Butterflies in stomach, bouncing between exhilaration and euphoria, increased energy, racing heart, accelerated breathing, anxiety, panic and excitement – if you are toastmaster with all these feelings, you are not in love, but on stage, facing table topics.
Table topics segment of Toastmasters gives you a wonderful opportunity to improve your quick thinking skills. All of us are naturally good table topics speakers. However, while on stage during a table topics contest, we tend to freak out and lose track of ourselves. Here are some useful tips which have worked for me and I believe they might work for you as well.
Each audio note below takes you one step closer to performing well in a table topics speech contest.