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Toastmasters New Member Orientation

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  1. Toastmasters New Member Orientation

  2. What is Toastmasters?

  3. What is Toastmasters? • Nonprofit organization • The goal is to make effective oral communication and leadership a worldwide reality • Helps members learn the art of speaking, listening, and thinking

  4. Facts & Figures • Established in 1924 • More than 260,000 members worldwide • Over 12,500 clubs in 116 countries around the world

  5. “Ours is the only organization I know dedicated to the individual.” — Dr. Ralph C. Smedley Founder, Toastmasters International

  6. Toastmasters Headquarters Then Now

  7. Toastmasters Regions

  8. Region 11

  9. Organization Structure Club Area Division J – Dubai & Northern Emirates Division Areas 8, 30, 33, 57, and 74 District Region Board of Directors of Toastmasters International International 20+ members A group of clubs. District 20 – U.A.E., Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Lebanon Divisions B, C, D, E, F, H, I, J, K, N, P Region 11 – Europe, Africa, Middle East

  10. Education System

  11. New Member Kit

  12. Communication Track • You will learn: • Speech organization • Eye contact • Gestures • Use of humor • Overall delivery

  13. It’s more than giving speeches • Learn to organize thoughts • Learn to be a better listener • Learn to think on your feet • Improve body language • Work to eliminate bad speech habits • Increase your vocabulary • Network

  14. The Leadership Track • You will learn • leadership skillsby: • Serving as officers at the club level and beyond • Fulfilling club meeting roles

  15. Leadership Opportunities • Serve as club officer – local and regional • Help lead “Speechcraft” workshops • Participate in club’s Speakers Bureau for opportunities to speak outside the club setting

  16. Communication Track – What comes next? Choose from 15 advanced manuals to learn skills related to specific interests.

  17. Leadership Track – What comes next? • Instruction and practice in: • Developing a vision • Goal-setting and planning • Team-building • Developing plans andstrategies

  18. Toastmasters Advantages • Practical presentation experience • A safe place to make mistakes • Mentorship opportunities

  19. Benefits • Develop critical thinking skills • Build listening skills • Give and receive constructive feedback • Become more at ease in front of a group • Learn time management skills • Supportive environment • Leadership development

  20. Individual Value • Unlimited personal growth • Clear communication • Self-confidence • Positive mentoring • Improved leadership skills • Relationship building

  21. Why is Toastmasters the answer? • Low-cost communication and leadership training • Constructive evaluations • Confidence building • Network building • Practical experience

  22. You’ll love the Applause

  23. Famous Toastmasters Alumni Chris Matthews – Author and journalist,Host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews Tim Allen –Actor, star of television series Home Improvement Tom Peters – Management expert and author K.C. Jones –Former basketball coach for NBA team, Boston Celtics Linda Lingle – Governor of Hawaii James Lovell – U.S. astronaut; missions included Apollo 13 Debbi Fields Rose – Founder, Mrs. Fields Cookies Leonard Nimoy – Actor, Spock from T.V. series Star Trek

  24. Your potential is limited only by how many excuses you have.