Toastmasters Articles

Alex S. Brown, PMP IPMA-C

Founded a Toastmasters Group on LinkedIn and Started the Toastmasters

Monday, 8 October 2007 by Alex Brown

Toastmasters International has helped me over the years to become a better speaker and leader. As a way to give back to that community, I founded and am running a group on the LinkedIn business networking site for Toastmasters members. It will help them meet other Toastmasters all over the world, to exchange business leads, […]

Project Manager Joke On-Line — With Audio!

Friday, 3 March 2006 by Alex Brown

Even if you already know the one about the project manager and the genie, listen to this retelling and variation on that joke. This new item is a first for this website in two different ways. It is the first joke on the site, and it is the first attempt to deliver slides and synchronized […]

Nine Elements of a Profession

Saturday, 1 December 2001 by Alex Brown

Reviews nine distinct elements that make a job a “profession”. Explores the ways that project management and software engineering are and are not “professions”.

Delivered as a Toastmasters International speech #3 (Organize Your Speech) from the Communication and Leadership handbook in October 2001.