Archive for Jan 2018

On A Point – Welcome Edition

25 January 2018 Issue # 363 1 On A Point – Toastmasters Southern Africa – District Newsletter Editor’s Note Dear Members of District 74, We cannot get excited enough of the new year, therefore we compiled another edition to welcome 2018! The contributors to this newsletter share with us, amongst others, how they were welcomed to…

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Toastmasters is a platform to hone your Compelling Communication skills

You may be sitting there asking yourself “How can I achieve my goals and dreams? and the reality is that if you don’t have a compelling answer, you may not be able to. Toastmasters, if you work the programme, will help you become the best version of yourself.   “The single biggest problem in communication…

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Toastmasters is a platform to practise Time Management

 You may be sitting there asking yourself “How can I achieve my dreams and goals?” and the reality is that if you don’t have a compelling answer, you may not be able to. Toastmasters, if you work the programme, will help you become the best version of yourself.   Our modern world is…

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How Toastmasters helped me publish my book

How Toastmasters helped me be a published author     When I attended my first Toastmasters meeting 9 years ago, I had no idea of where it would lead!  I wanted a hobby of my own – nothing to do with being a Mom. At Cape Town Toastmasters club, I saw speakers who entertained me,…

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How I helped a fellow member

Article on Tapiwa’s circumstances, what made me feel I needed to raise money and the impact of TM on my life? Toastmasters has helped me realize my potential in terms of communication and leadership. Am inspired by making a difference in other people’s life and Toastmasters competent communicator manual has helped to improve my communication…

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I want to make it easy

President “The Social Network Toastmasters Club” says Zoya “I want to make it easy!”   Zoya Mabuta – President of TSN A newly launched Toastmasters club that has many differences to the normal meeting. They have a room for the kiddies so that parents can attend the meeting together, single parents can attend both knowing…

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How Toastmasters helped me

Bruce Wade I joined Toastmasters after being invited to a club meeting by a colleague. At first I was a little overwhelmed by the protocol and regimental agenda, not to mention all that clapping. But once a few things were explained to me and I was taken under the wing of an experienced member, it…

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District 74 Public Speaking Championship competes in Vancouver

  Gary Tintinger   Highway resident and member of the Forest Hills Toastmasters club, Gary Tintinger, recently returned from Vancouver, Canada where he represented Toastmasters District 74 (Southern Africa) in the World Championship of Public Speaking.   Club President Jackie Johnson said “We’re extremely proud of Gary’s achievement. It’s a fantastic honour for our club…

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District 74 succeeds!

Toastmasters Southern Africa (District 74) was well represented at the recent International Convention held in Vancouver during August.  District 74 was recognised as one of the 14 President’s Distinguished Districts across the globe, having achieved this accolade for the first time in 25 years. District 74 was able to extend the reach of Toastmasters to…

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On A Point – New Beginnings Edition

11 January 2018 Issue # 362 On A Point – Toastmasters Southern Africa – District Newsletter Editor’s Note Dear Members of District 74, It is such a priviledge and an honour to be one of the 7 billion human beings who celebrates life in the year 2018! Many of us will attest to the fact…

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