Topicsmaster

Taking on this role improves organization skills, time management and facilitation skills.

The Topicsmaster delivers the Table Topics® portion of the meeting, which helps train members to quickly organize and express their thoughts in an impromptu setting. As Topicsmaster, you:

  • Select topics in advance of the meeting that allow speakers to offer opinions.
  • Give members who aren't assigned a speaking role the opportunity to speak during the meeting by assigning impromptu talks on non-specialized themes or topics.
  • Don't ask two people the same thing unless you specify that it is to generate opposing viewpoints.
  • In clubs presenting a Best Table Topics speaker award, ask members to vote for the best Table Topics speaker.


Topicsmaster Resources

Topicsmaster Script and Log

Take note of each speaker’s topic and if they used the Word of the Day.

Creative Tips for the Topicsmaster

Learn some unique and fun spins for Table Topics.

Tackling Topicsmaster Role

Solutions for more creative Table Topics.

Being the Best Table Topicsmaster

Guide members to be better impromptu speakers.

Shake Up Table Topics With Creative Ideas

Fun ways to keep guests and members engaged.

A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats

This manual offers tips and advice for taking on club meeting roles.

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Tips for Success

Enjoy helpful resources that will aid you in improving your communication and help you build leadership skills.

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