Why Toastmasters is a leadership development secret weapon

Some say leaders are born, and some say they are made, but what is definitely true is that every leader can become even better. So, if you are looking to unlock your true potential with professional development and key leadership skills, then look no further than Toastmasters.

Toastmasters is the ideal organization for honing the skills needed to manage your team. It was created all the way back in 1924 and currently operates several clubs around the world, such as the Ipswich Electrifiers Speakers Club. Not only is it a great professional development channel, but it’s also a fun, engaging, and supportive environment where everyone is welcome to learn, grow, and become the leaders they aim to be.

What is Toastmasters and what does membership offer?

Toastmasters clubs are simply a place where willing individuals can share their ideas and improve their communication, problem-solving, public speaking, and leadership skills. Toastmasters members meet up regularly, give speeches, and learn through constructive feedback. Toastmasters members also gain the invaluable skills of managing specific projects, healthy communication with their team members, and how to effectively advise and lead teams to the finish line with a victory medal.

Ipswich Electrifiers and Toastmasters represent the message and goal of Toastmasters for the great leaders and managers of Ipswich, with helpful educational resources such as books, online courses, and workshops. With so many tools in its arsenal, there’s no better place to visit for effective communication and leadership training.

The benefits of leadership development through Toastmasters membership

Professional growth is like a brightly burning fire; it constantly needs to be fed to shine even brighter, and that’s why leadership development is ideal, and the Toastmasters Pathway course makes leaders shine their brightest with resources and opportunities for practice and feedback.

Practice makes perfect and feedback is the objective tool that mends any cracks we may not be aware of, and with these two quintessential tools, you can successfully manage a motivated team on its way to success by working towards common goals. All of this, as well as practical day-to-day work-life challenges, are available through a Toastmasters membership for a low fee.

Through such a simple investment, you can guarantee your employees can become managers, the managers can become leaders, and the leaders can become influencers and innovators making valuable next-level contributions to your organisation.

How to get started with Toastmasters: A single step!

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and for the influential leaders of Toastmasters, that single step is joining us for a Toastmasters meeting at Ipswich Electrifiers. Members meet twice a month on alternative Thursday evenings, and because our meetings are hybrid, you are welcome to join us at Castle Hill Community Center in Ipswich or via Zoom. It’s not just members that are welcome, either, because guests can attend at least twice before considering membership.

So, if you’re looking for a way to use Toastmasters to become a valuable asset to your company and improve your communication and public speaking skills, then the Ipswich Electrifiers Speaker Club is the place for you. We are honoured to meet you!

Contact us today to find out how you can get started!

Last Updated on August 22, 2023