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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...

Dedicated to Change – Evaluations and Feedback Making a Difference
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Dedicated to Change – Evaluations and Feedback Making a Difference

By Allan Pickering, DTM Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improvement and change.  How do I know?  Evaluations.  We bookend our meetings with speeches (test material – how we say and move) and evaluations (members review how our test material affected them).  We’ve ingrained in our club culture that those reviews are to be “positive...

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges
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We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Whether you have been a part of Toastmasters for one day or for many years, you realize that a big part of being a Toastmaster is recognition.  Pathways provides many opportunities to provide and receive recognition as you journey along your path.  Pathways badges serve a big part...