Toasting Guide: Quick guide to toasts: how to give a great toast, a few tips and tricks

Prepare carefully_. Self-confidence is a valuable possession, but beware of being too sure of yourself. Pride goes before a fall, and overconfidence in his ability to improvise has been the downfall of many a would-be speaker. The speaker should strive to give the effect of spontaneity, but this can be done only with practice. The … Read more

TOASTERS, TOASTMASTERS AND TOASTS: Good advice for how to give a toast

Before making any specific suggestions to the prospective toaster or toastmaster, let us advise that he consider well the nature and spirit of the occasion which calls for speeches. The toast, after-dinner talk, or address is always given under conditions that require abounding good humor, and the desire to make everybody pleased and comfortable as … Read more