New World Champion of Public Speaking!
In Manoj Vasudevan’s winning speech, “Pull Less, Bend More,” he talks about problems he’s had in relationships and shares his strategy on how to overcome them. Of his wife he says, “Even when we argue, we still hold hands.”
Members Say Pathways is “A Breath of Fresh Air” in New Testimonial Video
Watch members share their experiences with Pathways – Toastmasters’ new education program. Available online and in printed materials, it offers flexibility and dynamic projects that teach real-world, transferable skills.
New Translated Materials
How to Build a Toastmasters Club (Item 121) has been translated into all eight languages! This comprehensive step-by-step guide covers important questions on how to start a club. Download the digital copy from the Resource Library under the categories of Starting a Club and Translations.Go To Library
Corporate Clubs on the Rise
Did you know more than half of all Fortune 500 companies, including Google, Bank of America and Harley-Davidson, now offer in-house Toastmasters clubs to help employees become better communicators and leaders? During the past year, nearly 700 new corporate Toastmasters clubs were chartered. If you think your company could benefit from an onsite club, contact email@example.com.Learn More
New Online Photo Gallery Shows Members Having
Member Connections, the Toastmaster magazine’s new online photo gallery, was recently launched to rave reviews. It features club and member photos capturing fun moments and memories.View Gallery
Toastmasters Podcast 130:
Newly Accredited Speakers: Part 1
On August 26th, 2017 at the 86th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Vancouver, Canada, a record six Toastmasters earned the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation bringing the total number of designations to 75. In the first part of a two-part episode, Greg Gazin speaks with three of the six, who are all from Canada: Angela Louie, DTM from Vancouver, British Columbia (left); Freddi Dogterom
Toastmasters Podcast 129:
Balraj Arunasalam, DTM
Bo and Ryan speak with Balraj Arunasalam, DTM, of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, the 2017–2018 Toastmasters International President, and chairman/managing director of Gemtrans Engineering Company, a maker of industrial belts.
Toastmasters Podcast 128:
Leaders and Speakers in Action
As a follow-up to our recent Spanish-bilingual podcast, now you can listen to the first Spanish-only podcast highlighting the cultural diversity within Toastmasters. In this episode, Greg hands over the reins of the podcast to guest Natalie Torres-Haddad and speaks with Urbano Torres, ACB, ALB.
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