Have you ever sat in a training class with an instructor that spoke non-stop, perhaps with some nice slides? When the session was over, he assumed you got it and went on his way? I have, and I usually don’t “get it” just because I’m supposed to. Don’t get me wrong, there is a time and place for lectures. It’ [...]
I’ve found that when I prepare a presentation to teach something, I always end up discovering something new about the topic, no matter how much I knew before. 3 things that help that to be true: - I research a new source – keeps me on top of new information - I provide a handout – makes me think of what is most valuable to [...]
Well, it’s New Year’s Eve and time for my annual rant. Get a resolution! There we go. Have a great 2015!
2015 is bound to be a great year. If you’re the type to make a New Year’s Resolution and stick with it, the I imagine you’ve already decided on a course of action for 2015. But if you’re more like me, resolutions can sometimes lead to positive results, but not usually the wish you had in your head. That’s okay. [...]
Event though I couldn’t make it to KL, I was able to watch the board briefing live on-line. Daniel Rex commented that our organization grew by over 7% this year! – 7.3 percent membership growth – 17.2 percent new club growth – Five new countries added Toastmasters clubs (Guinea, Iraq, Liberia, Uganda, Uruguay) R [...]