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2023 – It was SOME Summit!!

by Karen Phelps Ever gone to the same place on vacation in a different year and had a completely different experience – just as special – but NOT THE SAME at all? That was this year’s 2023 Summit!  Although I’ve been to the Summit more than once – this was my first time to experience…

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Featuring Denise McConnell, Division A Director

Featuring Denise McConnell DTM Division A Director Denise McConnell joined Toastmasters in May 2009. Since that time, she then has been a member of many clubs, and she has served in every club officer position. In addition to these roles, she has also served as Area Director, TLI Chair, and Conference Chair. Her home club…

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Key Competencies for Immigrant Success

by Divit Gupta Thriving in a new cultural environment involves immigrants actively seeking valuable advice, connecting with the appropriate individuals, seeking support when necessary, advocating for themselves, and effectively utilizing constructive criticism. Moving to a new country can be daunting, isolating, and stressful. That’s why it’s crucial to enlist the support of the right individuals,…

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Beyond The Lectern – Nurturing Lasting Club Success and Growth

by Phylliss Christian-Daniels DTM Club Growth Director Fellow D25 Toastmasters, In the dynamic world of Toastmasters, our journey extends far beyond the lectern. Here are three crucial elements that serve as essential strategies to pave the way for enduring club success and expansion while creating an environment where every member flourishes. Effective leadership is the…

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by Emily Murray District Director DTM Our October Outstanding Member of the Month has her fingers in many pies, but you might not know it. She prefers to get in and get done instead of shouting for the spotlight, and yet if you know her, you probably think she’s amazing. Tammy Kasterke 100% exemplifies this…