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Getting the Best Evaluation
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Getting the Best Evaluation

by Greg Pick DTM, Pathways Coordinator Do you want to maximize your growth as a speaker and presenter?  You can maximize your growth by ensuring the evaluations you receive are effective.  The following steps will help you gain the most from your evaluations:  inform your evaluator about the project, discuss specific areas you want to...

MidYear Training Experience – Trio
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MidYear Training Experience – Trio

By Marcheta Gardner, DTM, Club Growth Director   Coming into the Trio and District Leadership as Club Growth Director, I was very much looking forward to the “storied” trip past leaders shared about Mid-Year Training.  And then the shoe dropped… the in-person training was cancelled.  Wellllll, how exciting can virtual training be? I was surprised...

Best Practices to Move Members Forward on their Path!
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Best Practices to Move Members Forward on their Path!

by Greg Pick, DTM – Pathways Coordinator Do you have new or existing members who are slowly progressing through their Path?  Perhaps they have not even started.  The key question you are trying to answer is how to get them engaged. Best Practice #1 shows a great way to get anyone committed to their progress...

Training Opportunities – District 3
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Training Opportunities – District 3

By Ninfa Flewitt, DTM, Program Quality Director   District 3 which is part of our region has invited our members to attend.  I encourage you to attend and mention it at your club meetings. October 14th 7pm (Arizona GMT-7) – How to use Facebook for club success – https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wn56qYZPQi-5pZAXDxTOjw October 20th  6:30 – 8:30 pm (Arizona...

Communicate Across Cultures
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Communicate Across Cultures

Featured Article in the August 2020 Toastmasters Leader Letter Be a better leader by making note of cultural nuances and acting accordingly, as our panel of webinar experts advise. Are you a culturally intelligent leader? Success in the global marketplace requires cultural finesse when communicating. To help communicators from all walks bridge the culture gap,...

A message from Club Quality and Member Support Teams at World Headquarters
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A message from Club Quality and Member Support Teams at World Headquarters

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director Information below sent to members from Toastmasters International.   June 26, 2020 Dear Toastmasters, World Headquarters is receiving a high volume of requests about the end of the Toastmasters year, and the end of the traditional education program. At this time, we are prioritizing the education award applications that...

Treasurer Plus Mentor Times Two Equals A Triple Threat
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Treasurer Plus Mentor Times Two Equals A Triple Threat

by Helena Studmire, SR3 – Treasurer, NCTCOG Toastmasters The 2019-2020 Toastmaster year has been quite interesting, to say the least. I was elected as Treasurer for my club, NCTCOG Toastmasters, in June 2019. On a Friday in late summer 2019, I began the process of mentoring a new Toastmaster member, Evan. The next day, on...