Pathways features online learning, cutting-edge content, interactive tools, strong mentoring, and evaluation components, and a multitude of options. Exciting learning paths include Motivational Strategies, Presentation Mastery, and Effective Coaching. In Pathways, members can learn nearly 300 competencies—practical skills that are transferable to the world outside Toastmasters.
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 is cultivated in Toastmasters.
Do You Have the Time?
By Pamela McCown, DTM | 2009-2011 International Director | October 2023
Pamela 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
favorite quote from her father is, “I wake up every day, KISS THE ALARM CLOCK, and say,
It’s going to be a GREAT day!”Taking the first step in Toastmasters can be easier with support. Check this article out for the details.
Mapping Your Leadership Path in Toastmasters, at Work
By Andrea Tantillo, DTM, PRM | September 2023
Leadership 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.
Toastmaster Leadership and the Workplace
By Melissa Atchley, DTM | April 2023
The club officer checklist, available in English and Spanish, shows monthly duties, responsibilities, and activities by role. Officers should refer to the Club Leadership Handbook for more details.