Firstly being a toastmaster is fun and in addition it can help you whatever your goals in life may be, your success depends on your ability to communicate. Individuals who can express their ideas – so that they are heard, understood and acted upon – possess one of the primary qualities of leadership. By becoming a membership of Angel Speakers you take a positive step towards your goal. Its a practical measure you can take to achieve the following skills, these skills are learned by doing:
- Deliver great presentations
By overcoming the initial nervousness everyone feels when called to speak before an audience.
- Give and receive constructive feedback
By being a becoming a better listener you improve your ability to understand people’s ideas and evaluate them.
- Lead teams and conduct meetings
By organising and presenting your ideas logically and convincingly.
All toastmaster clubs provides members with a safe learning environment where we can practice those skills. It lets us experiment with our speaking and listening skills in a safe and positive environment allowing us to find the courage and the ability to express our thoughts and opinions. This develops your self-confidence that will radiate in every situation involving other people.
When you join you are joining a fantastic community both within the club and across the London area so you have access to a wealth of experience, knowledge and support which Toastmasters offer each other. People who share commitment to common worthwhile goals, who take pride in helping each other.
Toastmasters is a not-for-profit organisation, and each club is run for and by its members so it is real value for money. Membership of Angel Speakers costs £100 a year (£54 half year) and we run 22 meetings per year which gives lots of opportunity to practise developing speaking skills