The Courage to Conquer Distractions

Barnhill, Jana
January 2009
Toastmaster;Jan2009, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p2
The author reflects on the distractions that affected the plans of the educational organization Toastmasters International in 2008. She cites the terrorist attacks on Mumbai in India which distracted plans for the conference of members of District 82 in Chennai. She also mentions the disappointment of three past district governors from District 70 in Australia with the decision not to hold the 2010 convention in Sydney, New South Wales.


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