Category Archives: Club Building

5 Tips For FTH

5 Tips to Help Your Free Toast Host Website… Help Your Club… Get More Members By Keith Maderer, DTM – Club Growth Director and many others The most common place people find Toastmasters is on Google… They go to – … Continue reading

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Next New Member

Who Is Your Next New Member? Why Member Personas Matter Keith Maderer, DTM, Club Growth Director Wouldn’t it be great to know who the next new member coming through the door of your meeting would be? Well Toastmasters International recently … Continue reading

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Big Distraction Meeting

Fun Meeting Ideas By Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director The Big Distraction Meeting While most toastmasters meetings are orderly and welcoming, in real life, speaking to groups can be more challenging. Dinner meetings, meetings with children in the audience, meetings … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Volunteerism

Toastmasters and Volunteerism by Sam Metha, DTM, PDG It is said that “if you can’t stand the heat, leave the kitchen.” A great majority of club and district officers take their job-responsibility seriously and execute them responsibly. I applaud them. … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes

Just Say Yes! By Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director For many of us, our toastmasters journey started with fear, anxiety, dry mouth and sweaty palms. We knew we needed help, we knew we were uncomfortable in our own skin and … Continue reading

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PlaNetworker

Become a PlaNETWORKER at the Fall Conference by Carina Paton Have you challenged yourself to push past your safety net and graduate from a safety networker to a cabinetworker? At my club meeting this past week, one of my fellow … Continue reading

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Club – Harris Spacetalkers

Club Spotlight: Harris Spacetalkers Officers by Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director We are always looking for clubs that are building better, stronger and larger clubs. This month we met with the club officers of Harris Spacetalkers to discuss how they … Continue reading

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Mingling Open House

Mastering Mingling at an Open House By Carina Paton Yet another wonderful opportunity to practice your mingling skills is nigh. That’s right, it’s Open House season again! As a club member, you have one of the most crucial roles at … Continue reading

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Speaker-Evaluator-Table Topics Exchange

The Speaker-Evaluator-Table Topics Exchange Meeting Fun Meeting Ideas – Sept. 2017 A great way to encourage club members to grow is to arrange for a Speaker, Evaluator and Table Topics master exchange program with one or more of your nearby … Continue reading

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Clueless in Vancouver

Clueless in Vancouver by Keith Maderer, DTM, Club Growth Director Ellen, Lillian and I spent 8 days in Vancouver representing our district in officer training, interviewing international officer candidates, working the International Speech Contests and voting during the TI annual … Continue reading

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