Being in Toastmasters has created for me the support in learning about speaking that was missing from my personal growth journey. It has grown my confidence and courage to share opinions without hesitation due to prior thinking “what if I sound stupid?” I reflect on questions asked, with more thoughtful and deliberate responses. I sound like the leader of myself, not a follower. I am most grateful for the skills I’m learning in leadership and conveying my messages. Lastly, it’s a great value for a minimal cost. People on a personal growth journey are truly missing out if they skip joining Toastmasters!
We couldn't have said it better ourselves.
Toastmasters is about discovery. Who are you? What do you really want? What is the best way to go about getting the life that makes you happiest? Once this is mapped in your mind, Toastmasters gently, with love and affection, mentor you on your journey. In the meantime you will meet people so amazing that just knowing them will change your life forever. That is what Toastmasters has done for me.
Toastmasters for me provide an intentional way to push and expand myself to be the best me, in a fun, manageable, goal oriented environment filled with incomparable support!
As an Upper Cervical Chiropractor, Toastmasters provides me with the safe and supportive environment to improve my communication and leadership skills. I am thankful to be growing through Toastmasters as I am recent graduate, working as an Associate Doctor at Upper Cervical Centers (Cedar Falls), and gaining the tips, tools, and strategies to be an effective communicator of Chiropractic to my community and the world.
My goal in joining Toastmasters was to become more comfortable speaking in front of a group of individuals – whether it was at a department meeting or giving a toast at a friends’ birthday party. I was not familiar with the speaking options for Toastmasters, so it was a pleasant surprise to learn I did not have to give a speech every week and that I was able to customize my journey to fit my personal and professional goals. One of the unintended side benefits that I have had with joining Toastmasters is the ability to network with various people across the company and other Toastmaster clubs. This group is very supportive and wants to help you reach your goals.