Toastmasters 101

Toastmasters 101


Latest Episodes

Toastmasters Open Houses to Recruit New Members
January 23, 2020

How to run Toastmasters Open Houses Why do we have Toastmasters Open Houses? Do you know what kind of turnover you can expect in a Toastmasters club in one year? I actually did the math and you know what? Toastmasters International is probably right.

Building a Storytelling Path
January 15, 2020

Making Your Pathways Work For You If you’ve been listening to the past year’s podcasts of Toastmasters 101, you’ve heard me say that I want a good storytelling path. Sadly, it’s not in development as far as I know. When I last asked,

Youth Leadership Program: Take Toastmasters out of the club
January 08, 2020

Youth Leadership Program by Toastmasters – Is it time for you to take Toastmasters out of your club? There are about a zillion good reasons to become a Toastmaster. Everyone has their own reason to join. But at some point,

Toastmasters Goals: Why did you join Toastmasters?
December 21, 2019

What are your Toastmasters goals? In the past month, I have 3 evaluators mention my posture. As a 60 year old woman, that’s a lot of notice. So I decide I need to do something about this. What does my posture have to do with Toastmasters goals and the ...

How to Create a Speech in One Hour
December 13, 2019

How to Create a Speech in One Hour? Impossible?  Not at all. I gave 3 speeches in 20 hours last week. I’d mention the clubs by name, but that’s not ideal because – they had empty slots to let me speak. That’s not a good thing.

Pathways Accelerator Workshop: Too Fast in Toastmasters?
December 07, 2019

Can you go too fast in Toastmasters?  Pathways Accelerator Workshop New Intro: Are you willing to commit an hour a week to improve your personal life and your career? Welcome to Toastmasters – where in about an hour a week,

Club Officer Roles
November 30, 2019

Toastmasters Club Officer Roles There are 7 elected club officer roles in every club.  Let’s take a look at each role:  the responsibilities and the reasons why you may want to consider this for your future.

Level 5: Lessons Learned Elective Project
November 20, 2019

I joined Toastmasters because my boss told me to. How many people joined Toastmasters at the recommendation of their bosses? (Thank you, bosses!) They understand that you can make Toastmasters work for you at work. When we look at Level 4 and Level 5,

Prepare to Speak Professionally: Level 5 Elective
November 13, 2019

Maybe it’s because of who I follow on social media that I’ve gotten dozens of emails and social media ads that say “The best place to reach your customers is on the stage where they’ve come to hear you speak.

Toastmasters District Events Outside Your District
November 06, 2019

If you’re a new member of Toastmasters, you might not understand the organization of the program. How the parts make the whole, as it were. But you probably have heard about the Toastmaster district events where the entire district has been invited,