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Professional resources from our Accredited Speakers

Four bonus resources to help on your journey (we'll add more as we find them for you)

  • Toastmasters International AS forms and resources
  • Articles
  • Recordings
  • Toastmasters in the media or news

Toastmasters International AS forms and resources (updated 2019)

Articles and recordings

Additional Recordings

Learn from 3 Accredited Speakers: Bob Hooey, Conor Cunneen and Robert Cravalho (new zoom webinar)

Newly inducted Accredited Speaker#79, Greg Wood was interviewed following his return to Winnipeg, Manitoba


Robert Cravalho promotes the Accredited Speaker Program at the Fall Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii


Sheryl being interviewed about the Accredited Speaker program .

FREE WEBINAR - 70 full minutes
"Building the Bridge: Between Speaking for Free - to Getting Paid!"
Specifically for Toastmasters. On this webinar Zoom call with Toastmasters Monique Blokzyl of Belgium, and guest Accredited Speaker, Sheryl Roush, from San Diego, California, on Monique’s monthly mySpeakerBusiness program.  Find her upcoming programs, and other archived programs of interest on Facebook at: mySpeakerBusiness 

HOW TO BE BRILLIANT ON STAGE AND ROCK AN AUDIENCE OF 5,000 AND MORE - Introduction of a great entrepreneur - http://ow.ly/P0ARo

Sheryl Roush was interviewed by Toastmaster Monique Blokzyl of Belgium on this program, February 19, 2013.

Full link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/voaradio/2013/02/19/secrets-to-start-your-own-business--guest-sheryl-roush

AS, Greg Wood interviewed on CTV Winnipeg.
Full link: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1522061&fbclid=IwAR2h1raKdraaklD_ktoCpJDNO95JDcgCZQrzZ2r9SG6DFQgArfL0qlBxJ4E

How to Earn the Accredited Speaker Designation by Sheryl Roush
Full link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_jlUqfxFwI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR29fvp8btt2ltvEY1aRD4lGJfTm6oC0GKLqnDLP0x2U7hjSWH0KEPFc2hY&app=desktop

AS, Bob Hooey interviewed on CTV Winnipeg.

10 Essentials of Professional Speaking by Sheryl Roush https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPw55hjvB0E&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2f2Jf_zp28ae5pyOVubFKlIiqZlN6YlI7macbZiIRT30VihUDZslPFJsA

AS, Bob Hooey interviewed on the radio in Winnipeg

AS, Bob Hooey featured on the Toastmasters Podcast #144

Accredited Speakers in the news

The January issue of The Toastmaster had an article on our 2018 Accredited Speakers Read it here

Accredited Speakers Application with new TI address

The January issue of The Toastmaster had an article on the Accredited Speakers program which featured wisdom from some of our pros and introduced our 6 newest AS colleagues (2017). Read it here.

They also did a profile on Accredited Speaker, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey Read it here! (pdf)

June issue of The Speaker (NSA magazine) had a feature article called 'The Toastmasters Journey to becoming a Better Speaker' by Tamara Smiley Hamilton, DTM, AS (pdf)

Many of our Accredited Speakers are great authors as well. This page is reserved to showcase and recommend books, ebooks, DVDs, CDs, and other tools to help you grow. Bookmark it as we will be adding new items as they become available.

Resources: Books, CDs, DVDs from some of our amazing Accredited Speakers
Follow links to purchase your personal copies

In the company of Leaders by  Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey and 39 leadership experts

Follow this link to purchase printable copies.

In the Company of Leaders,
creative lead Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, AS

40 top leadership experts provide proven guidance for your leadership success journey. "Leadership at its 'BEST' is about developing other strong leaders" Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

It features chapters from Accredited Speakers: Anne Barab, Dilip Abayaskara, Sheryl Roush as well as Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

Follow this link to access your 'complimentary' TMs copy as our gift to your leadership journey.

Hearr of a Toastmaster by Sheryl Roush

Order your copies here!

Heart of a Toastmaster
by Sheryl Roush, Accredited Speaker

Heart of a Toastmaster is an inspirational collection of true short stories, successes and tributes - by, for, and about members of Toastmasters International.

It includes chapters by Accredited Speaker colleagues: Sheryl Roush, Tammy Miller, Ross Mackay, Dilip Abayasekara, Rochelle Rice, Karen Twichell, and Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey.

Created with editorial assistance of Toastmasters International®, it was launched at their International convention this August.

Speaking for Success by Bob 'Idea Man' HooeyBuy Kindle version

Speaking for Success, 7th Edition
by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, Accredited Speaker

You can be a more confident and powerful speaker! Many of us fear getting in front of an audience. This guide has proven tips, techniques, and ideas based on real life and on-stage experience.

The author is an acknowledged leader in the field of speaking and drew from his conversations and observations with other leading speakers, as well as his own experience around the globe, in the creation of Speaking for Success.

Buy print version from Amazon.com

Print and ebook available through amazon.com

A Caregiver's Journey - Finding Your Way
by Karen Twichell, Accredited Speaker

"Millions of Americans will be diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses this year. Our population is aging and needs more care from the younger generations than ever before. There is an entire community of caregivers who have many of the same fears and concerns as the patients they care about. A Caregiver's Journey is a practical and helpful guide focusing on the specific needs of the caregiver.

"A Caregiver's Journey touches the heart, presenting both common sense and empathy through personal stories never before offered on the subject of serious illness." Reverend James Covey, Executive Director, Inland Hospice

Buy the book

The Path of the Genie (Book)
Your Journey to Your Heart's Desire

by Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, Accredited Speaker

The Path of the Genie is a book that has a powerful message for you if you want to live a life full of meaning, significance and fulfillment.

It is for anyone who asks the question, "Isn't there more to life than this?" The message in the book is ideal for people who are wondering what they should do with their lives.

Follow this link for more products from Dr. Dilip

Legacy of Leadership by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

Buy Kindle version

Legacy of Leadership, 2nd Edition
by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, Accredited Speaker

Move your leadership from success to significance. Many leaders gain their greatest satisfaction from seeing their teams grow and succeed in their changing roles.

You can enhance your leadership career or organization's performance by applying these personal, innovative leadership skills and development ideas. Inspire your team to greater success and productivity. Download a free chapter.

Buy print version from Amazom.com

Purchase book and PDF workbook

Only $24.95

The Competent Leader
by Peter Baron Stark & Jane Fla

Strong leaders develop and nurture lifelong relationships, and it is those relationships that determine your success as a leader. This comprehensive book emphasizes the personal and people skills required to be a great leader. There are nineteen information-packed chapters on critical topics such as:

• Leading organizational change
• Setting goals
• Building high performance teams
• Managing conflict
• Hiring winners
• Coaching for improved performance
• Building your confidence and self-esteem
• Managing your time more effectively

Purchase (paperback) via Amazon.com
Kindle version
French version

Calm: For Women Who Worry
by Denise Marek, Accredited Speaker

If there were a simple process that would allow you to stop worrying, and truly move forward in your life . . . wouldn’t you want to know about it?In CALM, Denise reveals a proven four-step process to stop worrying and restore inner peace.

This simple yet powerful formula will help you stop worrying, eliminate self-limiting beliefs, and develop greater inner peace. You’ll discover strategies to immediately reduce worry, and put an end to “what if” thinking. Find out how to transform fear into action, and learn how to finally stop worrying about what others think of you. Discover how to let go of the need for perfectionism, regain excitement for life, and restore your peace of mind.

The Keys: Open the Door to True Empowerment and Infinite Possibilities by Denise Marek, Accredited Speaker and Sharon Quirt

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could find the keys that will open the door to your full potential and free yourself from the negative chatter in your mind? What if you could find the keys that would release you from your past pain, fears, and feelings of failure? Suppose for a moment that there were keys that would open your life to immense joy and inner peace . . . could you imagine what your life would be like if these keys existed? Well, they do! And they exist within you.

Find the keys within you and open the door to true empowerment and infinite possibilities

Purchase via Amazon.com (Hardcover)
Kindle version





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