There’s no reason your company needs presenters this bad. Find a local Toastmasters club and make it a mandatory weekly training event for your staff.

gstm-officer-steved-200wA guest post by George Sutton Toastmasters Member, Steve Doherty…

One of life’s great paradoxes is that so many people find selling distasteful yet virtually all of us sell to survive and succeed.There isn’t ONE position in life, either personal or professional, where communication and selling skills are not a critical component of success.

In fact, I would venture to say that the vast majority of our lives we spend “selling” via trying to influence our kids, convince our co-workers, influence a client, buying a home or car, lead our professional teams, lead our Boy Scout troop, convince our spouses,… Read Full Post »

Here is a website in another district that must have put a lot of time together to provide these overviews of Each Pathway path >>

Here’s a good video I found that shows how to go through the Basecamp system to sign-off that you’ve completed one objective in the Toastmasters Pathways program so that you can advance to the next project.

Notable points from the video:

  • Click “More” instead of the right arrow to get more information.
  • When the “More” tab is grey, and you cannot click it anymore, that’s when to use the right arrow to go to the next section.
  • During the quiz, you have to choose what Toastmasters has identified as the correct answer, which might not always be what you know… Read Full Post »

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 »