Can we make Pathways work for us?

by Kyle Hall, Immediate Past District Director I have heard from a few long time Toastmasters that: “Pathways is not as good as the Legacy System.””I love the manuals.  If I can’t do them, I’ll just give non-manual...

Toastmasters Branding 101

by Stephanie Lee, Club Growth Director Imagine three guests come to your next club meeting – one had been a member years ago in a different state, one was told to find a Toastmasters club by her supervisor, and one is the co-worker of your current Area Director....

Celebrating “Of the Year” Awards, 2018-2019

by Kyle Hall As you may know, at the end of each Toastmasters year we announce a series of awards, generally referred to as “Of The Year” awards. After much consideration, here is our “Of The Year” Awards for our 2018-2019 year! (The recipients of these awards have...

The 3 most common evaluation mistakes

According to Kyle Hall, Past District Director, DTM and long time teacher of evaluations skills, the 3 most common evaluation mistakes are: Repeating the Speech Many evaluators make the mistake of repeating or summarizing the speech we just heard.  Our job is...

What was the most creative Table Topics I ever saw?

by Kyle Hall Years ago, in my old home club of GoldenBell Toastmasters, our Meeting Toastmaster was kicking off the meeting and reviewing that morning’s players.  When he came to the Table Topics Master, he told us that my clubmate, Charlie, had that role. ...