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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...

Ice Breakers – The Zoom Experience
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Ice Breakers – The Zoom Experience

by Joyce Trimble, DTM Mr. Cooper Speaks President, Andres Aguilar, recently contacted new and season speakers to share their experiences with ice breakers and virtual meetings.   Enjoy the insight of 3 Mr. Cooper Speak members. Mani Jonnalagadda and her Ice Breaker experience:  “I joined Toast Masters to learn and grow my speaking abilities and my goal is to...

24 Hours of Toastmasters
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24 Hours of Toastmasters

By Greg Pick, DTM, Past District Director My friend Nadia called two weeks before the planned 24 hours of Toastmasters event with the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow.”  She asked me for a favor, “Would I be willing to fill a role in the 24 hours of Toastmasters event?”  I was pleased and honored that a friend...

Update on Speakathons from Toastmasters
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Update on Speakathons from Toastmasters

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director The following information was sent from Toastmasters International. April 21, 2020 Dear Club President and Vice President Education, We know that due to the evolving impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), some members are having difficulties finding opportunities to present speeches in the club setting. Because of this, Toastmasters International...

D25 Speech & Evaluation Party!
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D25 Speech & Evaluation Party!

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director   D25 Clubs are Hosting Speech & Evaluation Parties! Click on date for Zoom Link June 15, Monday, 7:00PM-8:30PM** June 25, Thursday, 7:00PM-8:30PM* *sponsored by Panther City Toastmasters **sponsored by Highway to Excellence *** sponsored by Afterburners **** sponsored by Arlington Nooners Parties that have already occurred: April 2,...