Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Featured Workshop - Professional Etiquette Basics

Knowing etiquette gives you confidence!

We can greatly benefit by re-examining traditional "good manners" as they apply to our contemporary lives, in Toastmasters, and even our work world.  Who you are shows how you behave in private as well as in public, and how you appear to others.  How you look, talk, walk, sit, stand, eat and express your feelings will speak volumes about who you really are.

Soft skills are extremely important and gives you the competitive edge in all areas of your life.

The Toastmasters mission is to empower individuals to be more effective communicators and leaders.  Add professional and proper Etiquette and you thrive!

Nancy Hoogenboom is the Founder and President of Daily Etiquette. Nancy brings practical solutions for everyday living and helps clients to feel more confident in business and social settings.  She brings experience as an Etiquette advisor working with individuals and teams to develop soft skills to gain that competitive edge.  

Nancy is a new LACE presenter, so be sure to fill out the Evaluation Form to share your thoughts about her presentation.  On January 9 at Chapman University, her session starts at 9:10 am, right after the Keynote!

Monday, July 27, 2015

3 Reasons To Visit this Blog Regularly

LACE happens twice a year at two locations each January and each June.  Whether your club officer roles have a tenure of 6 months or one year, all officers should attend LACE training each January and each June.  When 100% of your officers are trained at LACE, your entire club members receive $5 off the next LACE training tuition!

So why visit this blog more than twice a year?

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Vice President of Public Relations Insights

Provided by David Penrose, June 2015 LACE Trainer

There are three primary areas for the VP PR to develop over the course of their term of service. First, it is important to understand the specific ROLE they play in the organizational structure of the club. Second, it is important to understand the RESPONSIBILITIES they will be expected to fulfill to the best of their ability. Third, to know where they can find as well as create RESOURCES to effectively promote the activities and benefits of being a Toastmaster.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

12 Key Points for every Club Vice President of Education

*  Get trained at LACE officers training once each 6 months.
*  Support the President and regularly attend Executive Committee Meetings
*  Represent the Club at District and community events. 
*  Document and Celebrate Club Successes.