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What is Toastmasters… The Essay

Immediate Past International President, Balraj Arunasalam (left), and Immediate Past District Director Vj Nair (right) present Christopher Pritchard, DTM (center) with the Outstanding Division F Toastmaster award. By Christopher Pritchard, DTM Member since 2010 | Home Club – Naples Advanced Toastmasters What is the future of Toastmasters? It is the same as the past. A…
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Want to be part of the top 7% of Our District?

Emily L Drenberg, DTM, IPDD If the Drive for Excellence is in your wheelhouse, then achieving your Distinguished Toastmaster status (DTM) should be too. Why? Because achieving that goal is just the start of an amazing journey. Some view achieving the DTM as the pinnacle of your career in Toasmasters, but for me it’s just…
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What IS Table Topics Jeopardy?

As in the game show format, we came up with six categories and six questions under each category. The levels in each category run from 100 to 600 with the aim that each successive higher level had a slightly more challenging question. Levels 500 and 600 had an extra movement requirement to further stretch the…
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Pulling It Out of Our HAT: Innovative Ideas for Club Rejuvenation

It was a about a year ago this month and the Herald Tribune Advanced Toastmasters (HAT) club was on some shaky ground.  The club is full of current and former district officers and we could all read the numbers on the DCP dashboard.  Our membership renewals were down. No one was sending in their completed…
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