Presentation on theme: "Enhance Your Leadership Experience From the article by Shelia Spencer, DTM (The Toastmaster, March 2003, p. 8-13)"— Presentation transcript:
Enhance Your Leadership Experience From the article by Shelia Spencer, DTM (The Toastmaster, March 2003, p. 8-13)
Marketable Skills Each club office provides you with an opportunity to practice marketable skills You’ll have an outlet for channeling your talents You’ll be able to document your abilities and achievements Your Toastmasters “Job Title” and Accomplishments belong on your resume
Leadership Traits Every job relies on the use of various generic skills Certain personality traits (sociability, detail-oriented, etc.) tend to be associated with specific types of work
Leadership Roles and Skills President: decision-making, negotiating, planning, organizing, implementing, communicating a vision, team-building, conflict resolution, delegating, directing, performance tracking and assessment. Vice President Education: Planning, coordinating, scheduling, mentoring, motivating Vice President Membership: establishing objectives, tracking results, salesmanship, customer- focus, telemarketing, interviewing, surveying, motivating individuals and teams Vice President Public Relations: publishing, networking, communication Secretary: record keeping, record retention, communication Treasurer: Financial planning, revenue and expense tracking Sergeant-at-Arms: meeting facilitation, protocol, parliamentary procedure, conflict resolution
Opportunities Club officer roles provide us with a specific combination of important responsibilities and opportunities to contribute. All members are encouraged to volunteer for a variety of roles.
This presentation offers you another perspective on your participation in Toastmasters and seeks to encourage you as you consider your goals within and outside of the club. Be encouraged to tap into the skills you can gain in Toastmasters! Your career can directly benefit when you fulfill the responsibilities of a Toastmasters club officer! Use your commitments in Toastmasters to enhance your career and other job opportunities!