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Why Every Business Owner Should Join Toastmasters

Business Owners Make Money by Joining Toastmasters

If you own your own business, I personally feel like it should be law that you MUST join a Toastmasters club and participate as an active and involved member for at least one year. I believe firmly that if such a requirement was made, there would be far fewer businesses going out of business within their first three years.

Why am I so firm in this belief?

The answer is in three parts:

  1. I’ve Experienced the Results of Toastmasters for Myself and How Much Money My Business Has Made Since Joining.
  2. I’ve Seen… Read Full Post »

Denver Colorado big business building

According to a 2015 press release by Toastmasters International, nearly 1/3 of all Fortune 500 companies provided an active Toastmasters club meeting inside their place of business.

Coca-Cola, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Exxon Mobil, Google, Microsoft and The Walt Disney Company were all cited in their document. I happen to know that Wells-Fargo, U.S. Bank, Comcast and Boeing have at least at one time hosted Toastmasters clubs as well.

Clearly, if you are employed with a big company, there is a good chance an internal Toastmasters club meets in your building or at least somewhere nearby at another location… Read Full Post »

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 »