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Building an Enthusiastic Club



Interactive presentation delivered at District 8 Toastmasters Officer Leadership Training held on January 30, 2010.

Interactive presentation delivered at District 8 Toastmasters Officer Leadership Training held on January 30, 2010.



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  • Introduce self Quick intro of both clubs Ask how many community clubs and how many closed clubs Ask how
  • Collinsville – get our members the old fashioned way – through PR, etc. etc Crossroads – Get our members through Businesspersons Between Jobs

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  • Building an Enthusiastic Club! Toastmaster Officer Leadership Training January 30, 2010 Becka Clark VP of Education Collinsville Club Crossroads Club of BBJ community club closed club
  • Toastmasters is . . . a proven – and enjoyable! – way to practice and hone communication and leadership skills. . . ” “ home page Mutually supportive & positive learning environment Every individual member Foster self-confidence & personal growth
  • Understand Club Culture/Trajectory!
    • What “this” club exists to be
    • How it came to be/change to
    • What generates participation
    • Watch for patterns, particularly for “change”
    • Know what you like about Toastmasters
    • Translate to your leadership vision
    • Act, engage “in the present” or “zone”
    Connect Your Enthusiasm/Passion!
  • Like Smiling on the Phone. . . You cannot manufacture passion or motivate people to feel passionate. You can only discover what ignites your passion and the passions of those around you. ” “
  • First Do No Harm to Motivation!
    • Motivation is meeting intrinsic needs
    • We “invite” people to be motivated
    • Work to manage “demotivation”
    • Remember, “supportive and positive”
    • Knowledge
    • Power
    • Independence
    • Accomplishment
    • Recognition
    • Friendship
    • Responsibility
    • Creativity
    • Security
    Dedication Justice and Parity Growth Self-Esteem Challenge Helpfulness Money Good Times/Pleasure American Management Association How to Build High Performance Teams Learn Members’ Drivers
  • Walking the Talk
    • Ask, ask, ask why considering joining, what they want/need yearly
    • Listen, Listen, Listen , Leadership #1
    • Have great meetings!
    • Stay in touch
    • Foster innovation
    • Don’t get in the way
    • Keep your finger on the pulse of club needs
    • Encourage the heart – celebrate efforts/results
  • WIIFM Focus of Toastmasters’ Features!
    • Learn the “tracks” to assist
    • Speeches or/and leadership? Watch blind spots
    • How fast or slow they want to go?
    • Engage ALL officers to offer committee opps
    • Understand it takes time to learn ALL features
    • Persistent “coaching” enticement & persuasion
  • Aspire To “Level 5” Leadership!
    • Blend of personal humility and professional will
    • “ We” not “I”
    • Focus on creating/enacting vision & understanding role of DCP
    • Choose collaboration; create leadership “team”
  • Your 21 st Century Leadership Key Words Effective leaders motivate accomplishment through team building, delegation, coaching, and a service [servant] leadership. . . using feedback, support, recognition, and resolving conflicts. The Leadership Excellence Series: The Leader as Coach “ ”
  • Understand Leadership is a Journey Not a destination Help each other Thank you! Have a great six months
  • Attendees – 29 Content – 4.86 Length – 4.76 Time – 4.66 Format – 4.88 Q & A Time – 4.65 Speaker – 5.00 Information – Right Amt Overall Score 4.996 (out of possible 5.00) How Well Was this Presentation Received?
  • What They Said!
    • “ Becka has the most important quality of great speakers - Passion!  Loved her enthusiasm and she had great ideas.”
    • “ Good use of group interaction. Built my confidence.”
    • “ Super job. Good content. Good delivery.”
    • “ Very passionate and well structured  Great use of break outs .  I got a lot from this.”
    • “ Leadership TRAINING – EXCELLENT and Thanks!”