Dubbed the "Club of Luminaries" by Toastmasters International Second Vice President Radhi Spear, DTM, Club 407 ended the Toastmasters year with an inspiring slate of speakers and idea sharing.
Second VP Radhi Spear, DTM shared her thoughts on how to leverage Toastmasters training through her speech, "Toastmasters in Transition." She discussed how taking advantage of learning online communication skills can help you stand out from other speakers. The future is trending toward hybrid and virtual formats. Toastmasters can offer this flexibility. The better we are at this, the more valuable the program is and the more we become the first choice in any medium.
As district Trios will be taking a new role on July 1, they often have many questions about finishing the current year and starting a new one. Past District 57 Director Randie Ellington, DTM gave some some great tips in his speech, "Taking the Reins." He suggested remembering Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs when working with teams. Next, the first three things to focus on are 1. onboard your leaders, 2. create a communication plan strategy and 3. work with the outgoing team to transition. Lastly, Randie offered these tips:
Some learnings from impromptu speaking led by Founder's District Director David Hosmer, DTM: