Posts tagged Toastmasters
It’s Your Turn ...

A gift from the heart

This month 20 years ago my journey began with Toastmasters.  I had no idea how this would change my life and open the door to so many wonderful opportunities.  For those who have never heard of Toastmasters, it is an organization that was started 90 years ago to help people develop their communication and leadership skills.

I saw a classified ad in our local hometown paper that read

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August Door Opener

Be the STAR of your show!

By Jean MacDonald, DTM

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

This quote is so true and yet for many of us we are in the comparison mode.  Starting my career in the commercial insurance world was an eye opener. I needed to know how to deal with people, listen, listen, listen and be the best I could be.  My challenge was being young, being in a male dominated industry and learning while I earned.

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