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Pathways as A Sales Tool
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Pathways as A Sales Tool

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Are you using the Pathways Learning Experience as a sales tool to get guests to join your club?  I recommend that you really should.  Pathways provides great value, fulfills a need, and is fun and educational. As a member of a Toastmasters club, one of the toughest duties...

The Tale of Two Pathways
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The Tale of Two Pathways

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Do you expect everything to be easy and laid out for you?  Of course not, you likely expect that you are going to have to work to add value to your life.  Today, I will share with you the story of two different pathways participants. Two club members...

Are You a New Base Camp Manager?
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Are You a New Base Camp Manager?

By Greg Pick, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, Pathways Coordinator You have now become the Vice President Education.  As the individual who is also the base camp manager some of your duties include helping members achieve their goals by giving them speaking opportunities and by tracking their progress.  Although the President and Secretary back up...

Oops – I Went Too Fast and Marked the Project Complete
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Oops – I Went Too Fast and Marked the Project Complete

By Greg Pick, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, Pathways Coordinator   When we perform new, unfamiliar tasks we make errors.  The Pathways learning experience is designed to be performed in sequence – one project and one level at a time. Tracking Completion What can we do when we mark items as complete when we had...

Pathways Mentoring Module
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Pathways Mentoring Module

By Chuck Mencke, DTM, Area 45 Director In the July 14, 2018 edition of Hot Topics, I wrote an article on “Mentoring – In the Spotlight.” I touted the benefits and importance of mentoring and how Pathways has finally put mentoring in the spotlight. To recap, each Pathways path now requires a Level 2 project...

Why Pathways?
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Why Pathways?

By Steven Timmons, District Public Relations Manager Can you believe that we have passed the first anniversary of the Pathways learning experience rollout in District 25 – February 13, 2018.  Today, I would like to provide some reasons why more members should implement the Pathways learning experience. As I review my Club’s Roster, I see that we...

Pathways Learning Experience Trivia
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Pathways Learning Experience Trivia

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Do you know a lot about the Pathways learning experience or want to be an expert – then this post is for you.  Test your knowledge here and feel free to print this out and take to your club to use as a fun game, in your speeches...

Club Coach Program Change – Year’s Service for DTM
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Club Coach Program Change – Year’s Service for DTM

Toastmasters International has announced a temporary change in the Club Coach program.  For those of you who are trying to complete requirements for Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) before June 30, 2020 this may be of interest to you. Any member who successfully completes their role as a club coach by June 30, 2019 or June 30,...

Establishing a Common E-mail Group for Your Base Camp Manager
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Establishing a Common E-mail Group for Your Base Camp Manager

By Greg Pick, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, Pathways Coordinator Do your Base Camp Managers receive emails notifying them that a member has completed a Level in Base Camp?  This article provides one method for clubs to create a common email for notifying the Base Camp Managers. Background Toastmasters International established the club Vice President...

The Navigator Has Changed
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The Navigator Has Changed

Greg Pick, DTM   Did you see our last article about using feedback to change Pathways?  Described below is the first significant change created by Toastmasters International’s Summit group.  If you have accessed the Navigator on the Pathways start page, I recommend that you access it again. What used to open up a 28-page online...