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OMG! I have to evaluate a speaker this week.

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Providing feedback to speakers at Toastmasters is an honor.  It is also a gift to both you and the speaker.  Thinking otherwise is counter productive and will lead you to half-heartedly presenting your feedback.

A common misconception is that you …

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How to be a Great Table Topics Master

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As Table Topics Master this week, here is some guidance to help you be successful while facilitating member improvement in impromptu speaking.

— Prepare 10 – 12 open-ended questions for members and/or guests who there with no assigned roles. Prepare …

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General Evaluator Best Practices

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As General Evaluator (GE) this week, the following guidance is being offered:

– Pre-Meeting Effort: The GE begins their efforts long before the meeting by contacting the evaluators, timer, word master, ah counter, timer, grammarian, word of wisdom, and jokemaster …

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You are Toastmaster this week and this may help

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You are Toastmaster this week, so you are in charge of the first two thirds of the meeting. To be most effective, at Gilbert Toastmasters, the Toastmaster is responsible for several before, and during meeting activities.…