Mastering the Art of Listening

By Andrea Tantillo, DTM, PRM | November 2023 In a culture that focuses on speaking, it’s easy to forget the important role listening plays in good communication and effective leadership. The ability to listen attentively is an essential leadership and communication skill that is tied to our personal growth and […]

Do You Have the Time?

By Pamela McCown, DTM | 2009-2011 International DirectorPamela McCown has served in many leadership roles at the club, district and Toastmasters International levels over her 22 year journey in Toastmasters. Some important discoveries she has made are that time is a non-renewable resource and “what gets scheduled, gets done.” A […]

Mapping Your Leadership Path in Toastmasters and at Work

By Andrea Tantillo, DTMLeadership is a critical skill that can be honed in Toastmasters and the workplace. If you are looking to take charge in a Toastmasters club, volunteer for District service, or inspire your team at work, being a good leader is built on certain strategies and continuous growth. […]

A Little Support Goes a Long Way

By Kathy Kest, DTM, PDDWhen I started in Toastmasters it was because I was giving a presentation at MD Anderson as a Project Manager.  The room had over a hundred people in it, filled with doctors and scientists.  I was a little intimidated but pushed through until I had shared all the information […]

Toastmasters Leadership and the Workplace

Toastmasters is an international organization that offers a unique opportunity to develop public speaking and leadership skills. With over 280,000 members in more than 14,700 clubs in 144 countries, Toastmasters is an effective tool for anyone looking to improve their communication and leadership abilities, especially in the workplace: Here are some […]


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