Introducing a speaker

As the toastmaster of the day, my challenge had been to find an appropriate theme, and then introduce the speakers and their topic in relation to my theme. I also noticed introduction were an afterthought hastily thrown together, at the last-minute by someone who really did not know the speaker, the speech or its value …

charisma

What does the word charisma evoke? The dictionary defines it as 1 : a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (as a political leader) 2 : a special magnetic charm or appeal <the charisma of a popular actor> Many people believe that it is a gift either one is born with.  To me charisma …