- About UsEarly Bird Speakers is one of only four pre-breakfast Toastmasters clubs in London. By meeting early we avoid disrupting your working day or intruding on your evening. Our Club Mission To provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment to foster self-confidence and personal growth where every member can develop communication and leadership skills. Our Club Values Quality – Reflected in Tightly Scheduled Meetings; Professionalism in Preparation and Delivery of Speeches; Members’ Learning Experience. Support – Evaluations of Members’ Speeches and Roles – Providing Encouragement in a Favourable Atmosphere. Personal Growth – Members Participate; Take Risks; Experiment in Speaking and Leadership. Passion – Infectious Enthusiasm to Learn; Self-Development while Having…
"ToastmastersToastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. Through its member clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind. It is basic to this mission that Toastmasters International continually expand its worldwide network of member clubs, thereby offering ever-greater numbers of people the opportunity to benefit from its programs.
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I thouroughly enjoyed it, i learnt alot and was impressed by the warmth and the speeches. – "NJ"
Great venue, great people, great meeting! EBS never disappoints! – "MS"
I am pleased to have found aforum where people are so interested in pushing their comfort zone. – "G"
Inspiring, slick timing, great! – "FGS"
To think on the spot is difficult, but strangely exhilerating! – "WK"
Once again some useful learning points and interesting speeches! – "KD"
A wonderfully emotional and scary meeting with many a lingusitical fantasitical delight. Thank you very much! – "DS"
Really enjoyed myself, a diverse range of topics, discussed and people from different backgrounds present. – "MK"
Great!, Great!, Great!! You Guys Rock! – "JA"
This group is super friendly and welcoming, love having breakfast afterwards, it makes a huge difference. A developing experience to be around so many inspiring speakers! – "SH"
Really fun way to start the day whislt learning and meeting really welcoming people – "JS"
Toastmasters is fantastic, I would love to come back and see if I can present as all the others. It would be a fab challenge. – "EL"
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By Clodagh Phelan “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost. There are many quotes about mentoring. And even more about teaching. I like this one from the poet Robert Frost because it seems to capture the essence of mentoring. To explain that …
DELE OGUN Member Dele Ogun isn’t just a fantastic speaker, he’s also the writer of ‘The Law, The Lawyers and The Lawless’ – an autobiography that is as much about the English Bar as it is about the author. Among the anecdotes in the …
BY NINA, ACG, ALB Standing in front of a group and speaking for the first time, for some of us, can be petrifying, and I was certainly one cut from that cloth. I can distinctly recall a moment in my youth when I loved being …
BY IAN HAWKINS If you want to show an audience why they should do something, how they should think about something, or why something has happened, a story is what they will respond to best, and a story is what they will remember long …
BY NEIL COLEMAN In 1840 there was in England a great rumbling. Not a rumbling of political disquiet or social change, it was a rumbling coming from the stomach of Anna, seventh Duchess of Bedford. With her lunch long since passed, and the evening meal …
BY KATHERINE EYRES Coming up with ideas for speech topics and meeting roles isn’t easy. Feeling like you need to think of something novel and interesting each time, whether it’s for a prepared speech, Table Topics Master, Toastmaster or Guest Host, can sometimes seem …
BY SUDESHNA CHOUDHURY I have had the happy opportunity to visit quite a few London-based toastmasters clubs over the four and a half years to date that I have been privileged to be a member of our beloved Early bird Speakers Club, and it …
BY MINDY JHITTAY The first time I had to give a speech, I was so nervous I wrote the whole thing out long hand, hid behind a big lectern, and read it out without looking at anyone in the audience once. Which might have been fine if I’d …
BY IAN HAWKINS Contest season is upon us, and the call is out for Toastmasters to buff up their favourite speeches for the International Speech Contest. If you’re not planning to enter, your reasons may be one of the following: It’s nerve-wracking I don’t have …
BY BIANCA TAIT One of the most nerve wracking experience of my life was giving my Ice Breaker speech “The Little Secret”. I may appear to you all to be quite an extrovert but it is quite another thing (as many of you know) getting …