DISTRICT 40
TOASTMASTERS

OH-IN-KY-WV

Leadership Seminars in Columbus

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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 […]

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Introducing a Speaker

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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 […]

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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; […]

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Say It with Style

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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