DISTRICT 40
TOASTMASTERS

OH-IN-KY-WV

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Leadership Seminars in Columbus

Columbus Leadership Seminars?  Here’s a WAY Better Idea! A few people are blessed to be “natural born leaders.” But the truth of the matter is that the majority of leaders in the world have acquired their skills though guidance, mentorship, or have learned them from someone who possesses good leadership skills. In Columbus, Ohio, there […]






Read More

Leadership Seminars Cincinnati

District 40 Toastmasters in Cincinnati Offers a Better Alternative to Leadership Seminars Some people are lucky enough to be born with innate leadership skills. Nevertheless, some of the world’s top leaders acquired the skill through learning, mentorship or guidance from a relevant authority. Today, there are numerous leadership seminars in Cincinnati, Ohio, that bring together […]






Read More

Columbus Leadership Training – Unlocking the Leader Within

Everyone needs direction. However, direction isn’t inborn. It’s is certainly the case within the traditional workforce, given that a single misstep can result in lost time, money, and resources for businesses. This is likely why we’ve seen such a notable increase in leadership courses throughout Columbus and other areas. Those who, like yourself, are diligently […]






Read More

Cincinnati Leadership Training

People need direction, which isn’t always innate. This is especially true in the workforce because one little misstep can cost a company money, time, or even resources. Perhaps this is the reason why there has been a rise in leadership training programs, in Cincinnati and elsewhere. People with an eye for opportunity, like you, are […]






Read More

Building Blocks

Putting one block on top of another is a skill you learned before you could walk.  Putting one block on top of another, so simple a child can do it, nearly any child.  Can you still do that?  If so, you can be a world-class public speaker. Becoming a more effective public speaker is an […]






Read More

Impromptu Speaking

“Oh, crap!  He’s looking at me.  He’s going to ask me the next question.  Now what do I do?” I’m glad you asked.  You take full advantage of the impending impromptu speaking opportunity by being prepared, practicing impromptu speaking skills, and remembering the big three:  Time, Approach, and Purpose.  This will serve you well whether […]






Read More

Introducing a Speaker

Sooner or later it will happen to you.  There you are, minding your own business, when someone calls or stops by to ask you a little favor, “Hey, it’s no big deal, but would you be willing to introduce the guest speaker for Thursday’s meeting?”  There are three ways you can handle the request. As […]






Read More

No, It Is Not!

Let’s have a chat about things that are not what our language tells us they are: beasties, and birdies, and fishies, and other thingies that our language lies to us about. Beasties: The koala bear’s not really a bear. And the English hare is nary a hare. The English hare lies; he’s really a rabbit; […]






Read More

Say It with Style

“Our goal is to grow the company.  We will grow the company by selling more policies.  Growing the company is what we need to do.  Your job is to help us grow the company.”  [ YAWN ] How many times have you sat through that boring presentation?  Even once is too many.  Can we take […]






Read More

The First Blog

Why write the first blog?  Of anything? To show the way…. Hi, I’m Kathy Donavan, Club Growth Director for District 40 of Toastmasters International.  “What is District 40”, you ask? That’s easy.  We are a group of individuals from Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Indiana who believe that the role of communication is important to […]






Read More