When you hear a really good speech, it’s easy to assume that the speaker has some inherent talent for it. But in fact, it’s a skill, and one organization has decided to break it down for people so they can learn it. It’s called Toastmasters and it’s a public speaking organization that’s over 90 years old with nearly 300,000 members across the globe.
Each week, a local branch meets downtown on Mission street. Their tagline? “Where Leaders Are Made,” and tonight there are 10 people hoping they will be the next ones.