Transcript of "How to Create a Toastmasters Club in 3 weeks"
ACS (Advanced Communication Silver)
ALB (Advanced Leadership Bronze)
• How we chartered
in 3 weeks
• Except the author
& the Club, I
What is Toastmasters?
Members learn and practice
communication and leadership
Give prepared speech,
and impromptu speaking
At Club, Area, Division,
and International Levels
Our Story in one word:
Have you got a problem?
Do what you can where you are with what you've
At the year end performance review:
Victor’s manager asked him:
“Give your evaluation about me as a manager?”
Victor raised this in
our Services Excellence
over 30 people attended.
He could not tell his manager: You suck!
He ended up saying nothing,
even he wanted to say something!
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts
than 100% of my own efforts.
John D. Rockefeller
I said: Toastmasters teach you how
to give constructive feedback
without hurting the other person.
Tom, our instructor: Why
don’t you form a
Me: I’ll arrange an
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusias
Ralph Waldo Emerson
March 4th, 2010:
I said we’ll have an Information Session
March 5th, 2010:
We had this session with District 2 Toastmast
The secret of getting things done is to act!
To charter a
5, I took an
My Goal: to
signed up by
When you try to sell an idea to someone,
there are 4 polite responses:
a)I don’t know
Only people who say “I do” will write you a check
There are about
100 people in the
Within 2 weeks,
one third of top
up as members
I signed up for this Toastmasters Club, why
don’t you give it a try?
Or, Steve, do you know Tim (his manager) &
Ann (his peer) both signed up?
Or, did you know that both Pedro (2nd most
senior manager) and David (Top Manager)
both signed up?
There is no sales tactic as powerful as
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than
unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
William Clement Stone
(we did it in 19 days)
The ideas to
Club was in
March 4th, 2010
The Club was
2010 with 38
(about 1/3 of
the people in
Almost half of
signed up as