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The environment in a Toastmasters club is friendly and supportive. Everyone at a Toastmasters meeting feels welcome and valued – from complete beginners to advanced speakers. In a club meeting, you practice giving prepared speeches as well as brief impromptu presentations, known as Table Topics. There is no rush and no pressure: The Toastmasters program allows you to progress at your own pace. You need a reason to join Toastmasters? You will have opportunities to: 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 materials 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 behavior 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!

Altamonte Springs Seventh-Day Adventist Church

455 Maitland Ave, · Altamonte Springs, FL

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Improve your Communication & Leadership Skills. Join us on Tuesday evenings for a Toastmasters Meeting. Our meetings begin at 7:00 pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early to meet and greet our members. If you've never heard of Toastmasters, then definitely join us. We can help you with the leadership skills you need to tackle every obstacle in your life. We look forward to meeting you.

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