Toastmasters walk to a club meeting with two anxieties under their skin.

One is the anxiety of how to say?  – The fear of evaluation.

Second is an anxiety of what is an appropriate topic to speak about?   – The fear of appearing stupid.

Let’s focus on choosing a speech topic.

Speech topics are all around us.  Certain topics appear more appealing to the speaker than others.     Choose a topic that is most appealing to you.


You can speak out of your personal expertise.  Every Toastmasters member has an above average education and has some area of expertise.  Every member has some knowledge and expertise to offer and share.

Speaking in response to your environment.  The sources for speeches are triggered by the environment.

  • Social sources – Listen to other peoples conversations: what is the current topic of interest?
  • Experiential – Experiment with new things in your own life. What did you find or learn?
  • Events – What are the current events dominate the news?


For the following group of speech topics you to access the internet.

  • org/wiki/ Press: Random Article
  • org/wiki/ Portal:Current_events
  • Search Youtube.com Recommendations what to watch:

Go to The daily aww

Go to Learn something new

  • com/this_day_in_history
  • com

Go to Learn something new

Go to Amazon innovations for our planet

  • Go to Vital Speeches of the Day website: http://vsotd.com/
  • Ask Siri – for a speech topic
  • Search Word of the Day on Google Search

In summary: By researching and preparing this speech on the topic

What Speech Topic Will I Give Today?

I know that I’ll never have a shortage of speech topics, Never.

© Mandy Lender 2015

5-18-15                                                                              http://www.mandylender.com

About Mandy Lender

Mandy Lender, MD is an author, physician, public speaker, volunteer and adventurer. He published two books and two more books are in progress. Links: www.mandylender.com www.google.com/+MandyLenderMasterAttractor www.karkinosfarm.com www.visionofhabakkuk.com
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