Why Toastmasters is a leadership development secret weapon


If you manage a team, are responsible for professional development or wish to develop your leadership skills, then this article is for you.

Toastmasters is a great way to develop the leadership skills of your team. Ipswich Electrifiers Speakers Club is a Toastmasters International club and offers a supportive and welcoming environment where members can learn from each other and grow in their leadership abilities. Toastmasters is a secret weapon for anyone who wants to improve their leadership skills or the skills of their team!

What does it take to be a great leader? Some people might say that you need natural charisma or an innate ability to make tough decisions. But the truth is, leadership skills can be learned and developed over time. And Toastmasters is one of the best places to start.

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What is Toastmasters and what does membership offer?

Toastmasters is an organization that offers its members the opportunity to improve their communication and leadership skills. Through Toastmasters, members can learn how to effectively communicate with others, manage projects, and lead teams. In addition, toastmasters provides a supportive environment in which members can practice their new skills and receive feedback from their peers.

Ipswich Electrifers and Toastmasters also offers a variety of educational resources, such as books, online courses, and workshops. As a result, toastmaster is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to improve their communication and leadership skills.

The benefits of leadership development through Toastmasters membership

Leadership development is an essential part of ongoing professional growth. Whether you are new to your role or have been working in it for years, there is always more to learn about the best ways to lead others effectively.

One great way to hone your leadership skills is through the training programs offered to all members. The Toastmasters Pathways course offers a range of educational resources and opportunities for practice and feedback.

These can help you and your team gain the skills needed to successfully manage, motivate, and work towards common goals. For a low membership fee your team can learn more about navigating challenges that arise in day-to-day work life, and put those skills to work.

By investing in leadership development as ongoing professional development, you can ensure that your managers develop to be strong leaders, and continue to make valuable contributions to your organisation.

How to get started with Toastmasters

Every journey starts with a single step, and for Toastmasters that step is joining us for a meeting. Guests and very much welcome at Ipswich Electrifiers and can attend at least twice before considering membership. We meet twice a month on alternative Thursday evenings. Meets are ‘hybrid’ so guests are welcome to either join us at Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich, or via Zoom.

Toastmasters can help you and your team develop leadership skills that will make you a more valuable asset to any company. If you’re looking for a way to improve your communication and public speaking skills, Ipswich Electrfiers Speaker Club is the place for you.

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