Lessons Learned from my HPL

by Susan Carson How many of you think Toastmasters is only about communicating and leading others? That is not the big truth. It is a well-kept secret! TM is really about your relationship with yourself– communicating with, understanding and leading yourself. It is only then that you can excel at communicating and leading others. And…

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My Leadership Journey

by Les Condit, DTM   I started very earlier taking roles as a club officer. This seemed normal to me. I was an Eagle Scout, spent 14 years in leadership positions in the Navy, and had various management positions in my past career. I looked forward and saw that to achieve my Advanced Leader Silver, I…

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My Education Journey

by Les Condit, DTM I wanted to make it to DTM very early on in my Toastmaster’s journey. I was working at a steady pace toward education awards in my own club. Speeches and awards slowed down while I was doing 2 years of service for District 25, but I picked up speed once I…

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