Category Archives: Club Building

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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Club Meeting Roles Cheat Sheets

Club Meeting Role Cheat Sheets by Keith Maderer, DTM – Club Growth Director Every club has their own New Member Orientation program. When I was a new toastmaster, I remember being anxious about stepping up for meeting roles. My mentor, … Continue reading

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Push Past Your Safety Net

Push Past Your Safety Net by Carina Paton Most people are afraid to initiate conversation with strangers. In fact, even those who appear to you to be comfortable are often terrified on the inside! Many of us join Toastmasters to … Continue reading

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Members, Members, Members

Members, Members, Members by Kate Olsen, DTM, PDG 2013-2014 Have you completed your Club Success Plan? This plan is your blueprint for success. The plan helps you achieve the Distinguished Club Plan goals. Membership building for most clubs is the … Continue reading

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District Sponsored Incentives

District 65 Incentives for 2017-2018 August 1, 2017 Dear District 65 Toastmasters, The incentives this year will be in place throughout the year. As with every year, it is important that we end out all of our incentives by June … Continue reading

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If You Fail To Plan

Tips From Our Past If You Fail To Plan, You Are Planning To Fail by Jared Kronenberg, DTM, PDG This mantra was repeated over and over during club officer trainings and district leadership sessions. I wasn’t sure what it really … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW MEETING

FUN Meeting Ideas By Keith Maderer, DTM – Club Growth Director Fun meeting make members and guests welcome and engaged. Here is another fun idea that everyone can participate in. BOOK REVIEW MEETING: Announce this meeting at least 2 weeks … Continue reading

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