Why Should I Join Toastmasters?
To Improve Your Public Speaking. One of the most common fears for billions of people around the world is the fear of speaking in public. The Toastmasters methodology is a tried and tested formula for improving your performance and confidence when speaking in public.
Because You Are Already a Public Speaker. Although you may never deliver a keynote address to an audience of thousands, chances are, you’re already a public speaker. Whether it is presenting during a company meeting, standing before your church congregation, or simply mingling with friends and family, powerful public speaking skills will make you more successful.
Because It Is More Than Just Speeches. Toastmasters is more than just delivering prepared speeches. You will also learn to think and speak quickly on your feet, and you will learn how to formulate and deliver constructive evaluations and feedback to others. Overall, Toastmasters is an opportunity to improve all your communications skills, and improved communications will make you more effective.
Because Practice Makes Perfect. Although there are many books and seminars that attempt to teach the secrets of public speaking, nothing will allow you to improve as much as regular practice. Toastmasters provides a safe, supportive, risk-free environment for you to practice, experiment, and improve. You will be able to see what works for others, and you will receive feedback that will help you get better.
To Increase Your Opportunities. One of the critical keys for advancement in both your work life and your personal life is effective communications. Toastmasters will help your improve your communications skills which can lead to additional opportunities to enhance your life.