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Orators Toastmasters

  • Altamonte Springs Seventh-Day Adventist Church

    455 Maitland Ave,, Altamonte Springs, FL (map)

    28.654902 -81.365257

  • 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


    100. Have fun!

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