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10 11 07 Proposal Presentation

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10 11 07 Proposal Presentation

  1. 1. Toastmasters Power Speakers Club The Proposal Advanced Communications Series Technical Presentations Manual October 11, 2007
  2. 2. Training & Development <ul><li>Staying current in your field is important, especially if you find yourself on the job market! </li></ul><ul><li>Training & development activities provide a means to achieve this goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attending formal training classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading magazines and journals in your field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting industry certifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join professional organizations </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Communications & Leadership Training and Development <ul><li>Most of us need training and/or development in the area of communications and leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal and written communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking ownership of projects/ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning organizational activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defining goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing & managing organization budgets </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Case for Toastmasters as part of your Development <ul><li>Toastmasters provides a convenient way to practice your Communications & Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice giving speeches and presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice providing verbal feedback via the evaluation process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice impromptu speaking via table topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership opportunities as a Club Officer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan Club Meetings & Events </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compile Club Budget </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan & achieve organizational goals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manage the organization! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Case for Toastmasters as part of your Development <ul><li>Being in Toastmasters shows that you are self-motivated which is an important quality to many hiring Managers </li></ul><ul><li>DTM certification is widely-recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Many managers will pay your membership dues because the recognize the value of the program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dues are VERY inexpensive, only $78/year (plus $20 one-time new member fee) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Call to Action <ul><li>Join Toastmasters NOW! </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a member, PARTICIPATE in Club meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up to give a speech at an upcoming meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate as an evaluator, timer, Toastmaster, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The only way to improve is to practice and participate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ignoring the issue or procrastinating will not make things any better! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Questions? <ul><li>Club President: Tony Smith </li></ul><ul><li>VP-Education: Yolanda Turner </li></ul><ul><li>VP-Public Relations: Larry Moore </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary/Treasurer: Karen Threlkeld </li></ul><ul><li>Sergeant at Arms: Jeffery Jackson </li></ul>http://club9309.freetoasthost.net

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