We all know Toastmasters has many benefits for your professional development in competency areas such as public speaking, interpersonal communication, and leadership. However, Toastmasters has many benefits that go far beyond the workplace and can potentially improve your personal life as well. Since it is Valentines day, we came up with 10 ways that Toastmasters... Continue Reading →
We have probably all heard the oft-repeated quote that according to “surveys” public speaking is “the number one fear” (rated higher even than death). I have searched repeatedly and have never been able to find empirical evidence of these “surveys.” If you have located concrete evidence of this claim, please post a blog comment. In... Continue Reading →
Every Club goes through an up and down cycle with respect to membership. Maybe the company sponsoring the Club is going through a restructuring and existing members got transferred away to continue to be members. Maybe the community Club is going through other challenges such as being forced to change venues. Whatever the reason, on... Continue Reading →
The motto for District 29 Toastmasters for 2018-2019 is "Never Stop Learning." In keeping with the spirit of this motto, this past summer and this winter, club officers and members have been joining with Toastmasters across the globe in congregating for Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) training. For longtime club officers, attending TLI may seem like... Continue Reading →
District 29 Clubs: You may already be familiar with the Toastmasters International Talk Up Toastmasters Membership Campaign that runs through February 1st - March 31st. As an extra incentive to add new members to your club, District 29 is adding a bonus incentive of $5 gift cards (for food/grocery stores, coffee shops, etc.) for every... Continue Reading →
This is no joke. There is now an 11th Path in the Toastmasters Pathways Learning Experience and it is the Engaging Humor path. This path just launched around the world TODAY and is brand new to Pathways. Engaging Humor is only offered online and is available to all members. Its projects, which include titles such... Continue Reading →
District 29 would like to again extend our congratulations to all the awardees that were recognized at the mid-year gala on Feb 2, 2019. The photos from the event are now available at our District 29 Photo Gallery. Our event photographers were District 29 Photographer Edmond Joe and 2017 Humorous Speech Champion Nezih Durusu. You... Continue Reading →
Check out the latest episode of the District 29 TV Show – “Mastering Business Communication” (MBC). If you have ideas on and episode or would like to be part of a future taping please contact us. https://youtu.be/yxpV-pBvE_M Additional episodes available on our YouTube playlist for MBC TV.
It is once again that time of year – the time to nominate leaders who are committed to the future success of District 29. District Leadership provides an opportunity for members to make a significant contribution to the success of our organization while at the same time developing their own leadership skills. Serving as 1... Continue Reading →
Check out the latest episode of the District 29 TV Show – “Mastering Business Communication” (MBC). If you have ideas on and episode or would like to be part of a future taping please contact us. Additional episodes available on our YouTube playlist for MBC TV.
District 29 has new LinkedIn Page. Please follow us so you can make sure to get important announcements and updates from District 29 Toastmasters. Please also share our page with your network. We will continue to also have our District 29 LinkedIn Group where members are encouraged to discuss, share, and network about Toastmasters. You can also... Continue Reading →
Did you know that all District 29 clubs have access to free Meetup accounts that are sponsored by District 29? Contact your Division Director to find out how to update/edit/take advantage of Meetup. Not familiar with Meetup? Meetup is an online service that helps people organize online groups that host in-person events for people with... Continue Reading →