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How You Can Mentor A Better Toastmaster Experience and Club

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  1. 1. How You CanMentor<br />A Better Toastmaster Experience And A Better Club<br />
  2. 2. We need to answer the basic questions;<br /><ul><li> What ?
  3. 3. Why ?
  4. 4. Who ?
  5. 5. How ?
  6. 6. Where ?
  7. 7. When ?</li></ul>Answer these questions to clarify, understand, <br />and then ACT on this issue.<br />
  8. 8. What is a mentor ?<br />A mentor is <br /><ul><li> Role Model
  9. 9. Guide
  10. 10. Tutor
  11. 11. Advisor</li></li></ul><li>Why a Member Coach/Mentor Program ?<br />It’s required….<br /> “Assign a mentor to each new club member <br />at the 1st club meeting after the member joins.”<br />--According to TMI’s When You Are The Vice President Education,<br />A Guide To Effective Club Leadership<br />As part of the section Orienting New Members pgs 15 &16 <br />
  12. 12. Mentoring has several benefits:<br /><ul><li> It helps reduce turnover….
  13. 13. It helps develop talent….
  14. 14. It helps develop leaders….</li></ul>--Competent Leadership Manual, Project 9, Mentoring<br />
  15. 15. Ideal conditions to start a formal <br />Member Coach/Mentor program: <br />15 members on the roaster<br />or <br />History of attrition <br /> Due to members not meeting their goals<br />
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  17. 17. Who can be a Mentee ?<br /><ul><li> New member</li></ul>Or<br /><ul><li> Existing member</li></li></ul><li>Who can Mentor ? <br /> <br />To qualify as a Coach/Mentor<br /><ul><li> Have the will and commitment to help another member
  18. 18. Completed 3 – 6 manual speeches
  19. 19. Held all basic TM meeting functions
  20. 20. Held all key TM meeting functions (TM, TTM, GE, EV, LE)
  21. 21. Preferably have held a club office
  22. 22. Member in good standing </li></ul>It’s easy!<br />
  23. 23. How to Be A Good Mentor ?<br />It’s easy:<br /><ul><li> Tell how you have benefited
  24. 24. Be available to answer questions, and provide help
  25. 25. Help set appropriate goals and objectives
  26. 26. Help with the Ice Breaker, other projects</li></li></ul><li> <br />Where and When ?<br />Most members here already have more than enough to do.<br />Everyone here fortunately <br />is on the good side of the Digital Divide<br /><ul><li> You Tube
  27. 27. Telephone
  28. 28. Skype with web cam</li></li></ul><li>How to take action ?<br />Volunteer to be a mentor !<br />Complete Project 9 in CL manual !<br />Develop and practice mentoring skills by serving as<br />Mentor for a new member….<br />Mentor for an existing member….<br />Guidance committee member…..<br />
  29. 29. More information ?<br />How to get a Mentor or be a Mentee ?<br />William Drescher<br />VP Education<br /><br />or<br />Return email weekly club agenda<br />