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WHY BE A TOASTMASTER

1. Tell your stories

2. Share your vision

3. Set and meet goals

4. Meet interesting people

5. Make friends

6. Develop leadership skills

7. Preside over meetings

8. Attend conferences

9. Attend specialty workshops

10. Give workshops

11. Research topics

12. Discuss current events

13. Explore issues

14. Enter contests

15. Consider new careers

16. Try new roles

17. Network

18. Challenge yourself

19. Become self-motivated

20. Hear top speakers

21. Work with teams

22. Organize a new club

23. Become a mentor

24. Purchase audio/video cassettes on speaking and leading

25. Become a club specialist

26. Negotiate

27. Campaign and run for office

28. Learn parliamentary procedure

29. Organize special events

30. Judge speaking contests

31. Interview speakers

32. Participate in club leadership

33. Participate in District leadership

34. Complete manuals related to specific interests and/or career needs

Your career can benefit:

35. Increased overall confidence

36. Conduct interviews with ease

37. Conduct efficient meetings

38. Give better presentations

39. Professional delivery of reports and information

40. Improved communication with colleagues and management

41. Enhanced time-management skills

42. Acceptance of criticism more objectively

43. New management skills

44. Increased effectiveness in relaying messages

45. Learning how to motivate others

46. Learning how to delegate

47. Learning how to set and meet goals

48. Developing techniques for handling change

You will personally:

49. Enhance your self-esteem

50. Improve your vocabulary

51. Improve your grammar

52. Expand your knowledge

53. Discover new worlds

54. Consider new hobbies

55. Improve communication with family and friends

56. Develop courage to take risks

57. Grow as a person

58. Change focus

59. Clarify your thinking

60. Reinforce knowledge, positive attitudes and behaviour

61. Learn to conquer fears

62. Expand your comfort zone

63. Learn techniques for meeting challenges

64. Share your interests

65. Observe positive change in yourself and others

You will develop:

66. Communication skills

67. Listening skills

68. Leadership skills

69. Public speaking skills

70. Presentation skills

71. Evaluation techniques

72. Vocal variety

73. Effective non-verbal communication

74. Research techniques

You will receive:

75. A constructive evaluation of each speech

76. Feedback on your progress

77. Help from mentors

78. Training manuals and materials

79. A proven program to improve your communication and leadership skills

80. Support for your goals

81. Tips from advanced Toastmasters

82. Recognition for goals achieved

You will practice:

83. Giving prepared speeches

84. Talking “off the cuff”

85. Giving evaluations

86. Introductions of other speakers

87. Telling jokes and stories

88. Giving toasts

89. Quoting authors

90. Reporting on roles

91. Delivering reports

92. Chairing meetings

93. Meeting management skills

94. Handling props

95. Using audio-visual equipment

Finally, you will:

96. Continue to grow

97. Enhance your social skills

98. Be entertained

99. Laugh

And…100. Have fun

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