Saturday, September 4, 2010

Table Topics- Picking a Topic

By Jennifer Boyd

Table Topics is a great way to practice thinking on your feet. It takes a lot of creative thinking and that topic of the moment can spark lots of thoughts or no thoughts at all. I have been stumped many of times. That is the beauty of a Toastmaster's meeting- to practice in a supportive environment where you can have fun and get rid of those nerves. Here a few resources that I've found useful for conducting Table Topics at Saturday Savants:

Northrise Toastmasters compiled a list of 50 topics.

101 Ideas for Great Table Topics (PDF Format)- Compiled by Mark LaVergne, DTM, Past International Director of Toastmasters International

Variety in Table Topics (PDF Format)- Compiled by Sherrin Ross Ingram

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