Gopi Kallayil speaking

If the corporate headquarters of Google was to suggest you do something, would you?

Gopi Kallayil is Google’s Chief Evangelist for Brand Marketing. In the April 2017 edition of The Toastmaster magazine, he was described as an active Toastmasters member for more than 20 years. The article also describes his reason for joining, “to become a more confident, articulate and persuasive communicator.”

Google sponsors nine clubs around the world. One is at its corporate headquarters. The article presented that so many Google employees are called on for presentations, that there is a high emphasis on communication training. Toastmasters is one… Read Full Post »

Aurora Colorado Toastmasters Club

More than 350,000 current members today once walked through the door for the first time to at least one of 16,000 Toastmasters clubs around the world and made the life changing decision to join. The process of joining a Toastmasters club is made simple when following these steps.

  1. Commit yourself to one full year of active membership to a Toastmasters club. Planning to only being part of Toastmasters for a month or two, or until you begin to feel more comfortable presenting, will shortchange your experience. It would be like deciding to learn how to ride a bike, but only… Read Full Post »

Gain Confidence

There’s no better New Year’s resolution to make than to commit yourself to becoming more confident. Achieving self-confidence will improve your life in so many ways.

One of our members quit smoking because he no longer needed the “crutch” that smoking offered.

Another overcame her life-long fear of being visible to people after battling a paralyzing eating disorder since childhood.

Another had a great business idea but was held back by fear of rejection during the sales process. Six months later, his side-business was making enough money to allow him to quit his day job to pursue his business full-time!… Read Full Post »

Pasta Lunch

No meeting this Thursday, December 28, as is our tradition between Christmas and New Years. Instead, come join us for a casual lunch at Olive Garden, 2390 S. Havana Street, Aurora, CO at 11:30. Look for Diane Burridge, David Johnson or Alan.

We look forward to seeing you at our normal Thursday meetings, every Thursday 11:30-1pm beginning January 4 at Colorado Technical University Aurora Campus, 3151 S. Vaughn Way, 4th Floor.

Happy New Year!!!

William StrunkOn Friday, November 3, 2017, we, along with his family, celebrated the life of our club founder, and recently departed, William Strunk. There were two afternoon memorial services. The first was full military honors performed by the U.S. Air Force where his ashes were burried in Ft. Logan Cemetery. The second was a Celebration of Life service at the Smoky Hill United Methodist Church in Aurora.

More than 100 were in attendance, including William’s wife Peg, son, daughter, and many relatives and friends.

Our former members Jennifer and Tim Bailey were the celebrants and led us through a partial Toastmasters… Read Full Post »