Welcome to Toastmasters Southern Africa http://www.toastmasters74.org Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:51:34 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Toastmasters use the Educational Series to train the community http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/281-toastmasters-use-the-educational-series-to-train-the-community http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/281-toastmasters-use-the-educational-series-to-train-the-community

Lynn Southby, Area Governor for Area S5, and Beth Thomas DTM, PID, PDG working with Rotary Club of Three Rivers in the Vaal Triangle used the “Improve your management skills” and “Effective Listening skills” programmes from the Success Leadership Series to train a group of 27 Ward Coordinators on 23rd January. These are volunteers working in the community with Rotary. Rainbow Nation Toastmasters Club and Rotary Club of Three Rivers will work together again on Human Rights day  (21st March) to do a “Speaker’s Corner” event when people can get on their “soap boxes” and speak about issues needing attention in our area and giving ideas on how to solve the problems.

Rainbow Nation Toastmasters Club partnered with Rotary Club of Three Rivers for a PR Awareness day and led an annual Bilingual contest to celebrate our diversity with over 60 people attended.

Clearly Rainbow Nation Toastmasters Club not only serve their members and make a difference in their community. Well done to the club and to Daniel Masukela the club VPE for these events.

pro@toastmasters74.org (PRO) Press releases & News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:47:03 +0000
Evaluate to Motivate Workshop, November 2014 – A Report http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/279-evaluate-to-motivate-workshop-november-2014-a-report http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/279-evaluate-to-motivate-workshop-november-2014-a-report

In November 2014, Paul Jensen and Tim Knights facilitated an informative, interactive workshop held at the Modderfontein Toastmasters Club.

During the theory sessions, Tim focused on the “why” of giving effective feedback and emphasized that every evaluation should benefit the speaker, encourage continuing speaking and build and maintain self-esteem. Paul expedited the group practical session, focusing on the “how” and allowed participants to apply the theory. Evaluations were assessed and participants were advised of areas of improvements.

If you want to improve your speaking and leadership skills, you must learn how to give and receive helpful evaluations. The more effective we are in evaluating each other, the more each of us profit from the experience.

It is highly recommended that every aspiring leader attend the next workshop!

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webmaster@toastmasters74.org (Administrator) Press releases & News Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:52:37 +0000
Happy 90'th birthday to Toastmasters International http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/277-happy-90-th-birthday-to-toastmasters-international http://www.toastmasters74.org/922-public-relations/news/277-happy-90-th-birthday-to-toastmasters-international

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90 Ralph90 years ago on the 22nd October the first Toastmasters club was chartered in Santa Ana, California by Ralph C. Smedley.

Since 1924 Toastmasters has helped millions of members empower themselves through developing communication and leadership skills, enriching their lives. The first club in South Africa chartered on 1st May 1950 in Johannesburg, sponsored by the 1st club of Canada.

To find out more about how the Toastmasters programme could help you, look at About Toastmasters on the menu above.

webmaster@toastmasters74.org (Administrator) Press releases & News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:37 +0000
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webmaster@toastmasters74.org (Administrator) About Toastmasters Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:09:53 +0000
PDG Advisory Committee http://www.toastmasters74.org/for-members/past-district-governors/106-pdg-advisory-committee http://www.toastmasters74.org/for-members/past-district-governors/106-pdg-advisory-committee

The following are the functions of the PDG Advisory Committee:

  1. Long range planning
  2. Strategic planning
  3. Issuing advisory papers on request – normally in the form of tasks delegated by the incumbent District Governor
  4. Individual mentorship of District officers – is left to the discretion of each PDG
  5. Demonstrating support of the current District Team– the Committee does not fulfil a “Big Brother” role, it acts rather as an advisory one, supplying advice and recommendations where needed

webmaster@toastmasters74.org (Administrator) Past District Governors Fri, 19 Feb 2010 14:50:54 +0000
Join a Toastmasters club today! http://www.toastmasters74.org/about/47-join-a-toastmasters-club-today http://www.toastmasters74.org/about/47-join-a-toastmasters-club-today

To find a club or join now, simply give us your details and we will call you.

Why Join Toastmasters?

Improve your Communication, Presentation, Management and Leadership Skills by joining a Toastmasters club today!

You'll discover a wide variety of members ranging from those who have:

Never delivered a presentation to an audience before…
to professional speakers, trainers, salespeople, attorneys, teachers, students and retirees…

Toastmasters is really for everyone because when it comes to communication skills, there's ALWAYS room for improvement!

How to Join Toastmasters

  1. Visit the Club section to find a meeting time and location that fits your schedule. Plan to visit a few clubs to find which one you are most comfortable with.

  2. Send an e-mail or call the contact person on the club listing to verify the meeting time and location and so that the club will know to expect you. Some clubs are entirely free to visit while others meet in restaurants and may require a meal purchase.

  3. Plan to arrive 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Club members will be eager to meet you.

webmaster@toastmasters74.org (Administrator) About Toastmasters Sun, 11 Apr 2010 19:11:45 +0000
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