Leadership/Supervision Tips

Throwback Thursday – Toastmasters Club VP of Education: Key to Membership Retention

You may not see it in every club, but one key member to the success of the club is the Vice President of Education. How can the VP of Education help with [...]

2013 TI Convention – Sam Davidson educational session

This is the only educational session I could make time for at this year's convention. Sam Davidson was very entertaining last year, and I've been waiting for [...]

Toastmasters D22 Conference: Heather Hawkin’s ED talk

Heather spoke on the 3 c's to commitment Connection - must have a web presence - freetoasthost is a must do - only have a Facebook page if you'll use it [...]

Where Leaders are Made – District 16 Conference session

George Yen, our International President-Elect, held an educational session titled Where Leaders are Made George talked about the "Be...Do...Have" triangle - [...]

What makes a club stand out – District 16 Conference session

Matt Branstetter's session - Want makes clubs stand out above the others Matt asked, "Raise your hand if you're a member of the best Toastmasters club in [...]

Leading by rolling up your sleeves

Are you a leader that will roll up your sleeves, get in there and make things happen? More importantly, do you know when to not get in there and muck [...]

Willie Jolley in Nevada, MO

I had the good fortune to be passing through a town called Nevada Missouri last week. Nevada has a population of about 9,000, and this evening in late April [...]

Where Leaders Get Stuck

Ever felt stuck in your development as a leader? Have you ever noticed how the best leaders - you know, the ones you really respect - tend to also be great [...]

The value of appreciation

Last week I had the opportunity to hear author Paul White, coauthor of the book The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace with Gary Chapman. His [...]

How Can I Help?

I'm reading Great on the Job, by Jodi Glickman. Early in the book, the author asserts that asking "How can I help?" may cause more problems than it [...]