Brush up on communication skills Bring smiles to listeners Engage others with your stories Enhance your network Toastmasters International Solent Speakers Club Lysses House Hotel – 51 High Street, Fareham STORY TELLING & DEBATINGOnce upon SKILLS WORKSHOP Yes, up to a point… a time… Boost self-confidence, acquire new skills and be a better communicator. Where leaders are made. To book your place register at: www.solent-speakers.org.uk
Then whathappened? The Toastmasters Timeline First Meeting 250,000 members outside USA 12,500 Opened to women 8,000 clubs clubs Victoria, BC, 1935 1973 106 countries First Manuals 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s NOWFirst Meeting First Meeting 150,00022nd October 1924 in UK members Scotland, 1946
Who joins? People from all walks of life Lecturer I want to make my living by being a Accountant Marketing Manager Unemployed world-class speaker I have been elected as Trainer Town Planner My daughterCoach chairman and Social Worker to need is getting I need to start doing Council Member improve my married… presentations at speaking help! work skills
How does it work? Educational Programme Competent Communication
Joining a Club• Attend a meeting – Lysses House Hotel, High Street, Fareham – 1st / 3rd Tuesdays, except August This seems an excellent – 7.15pm – 9.30pm way to learn good – Or Arun Speakers (Chichester), Hamwic communication and (Southampton), Wessex (Winchester) leadership skills. How much does it cost?• Membership Fee – £48 per 6 months (= £4 a meeting) – £20 joining fee That’s really good• Talk to Keith value for money. I• Get a mentor would like to join. How do I sign up?• Start working through the manuals
A Whistle Stop Tour What happens How does next? it work? Who joins? Where are we? Then what happened? Where from?