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General Resources

 
Speech Objectives and Educational Manuals Booklet (2014 version)

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This handy A5 booklet lists the speech objectives for all the manual speech projects and outlines of all the Educational programs.  Includes the objectives for the Competent Communicator manual, the Competent Leader manual and the Advanced Communication manuals. Now includes the Educational Outlines for the Better Speaker Series, the Successful Club Series, the Leadership Excellence Series, the Success/Leadership Programme, the Success/Communication Programme, the Youth Leadership programme and the High Performance Leadership project.Updated version, published August 2014. Compiled by Alun Chisholm, DTM and Alistair Munro, DTM.

Speech Objectives Booklet (2007 version)
This version is for members working on older versions of the manuals. This handy booklet lists the speech objectives for all speech projects in the Competent Communicator manual, the Competent Leader manual and the Advanced Communication manuals. Compiled by Alun Chisholm, DTM and Alistair Munro, DTM.
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Toastmasters Magazine Index
The Toastmasters Magazine - which is posted on a monthly basis to every member of Toastmasters - contains a wealth of information. This index allows you to quickly locate a specific topic and then look up the corresponding Toastmasters magazine issue.  (To September 2008).
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Why I Joined Toastmasters
A CLT (Club Leadership Training) session in 2011 asked the question "Why did you join Toastmasters?". This document contains the results and is made available here to help Clubs understand why people join, how to attract new members and how to retain them.
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Progress Tracking and Meeting Resources

 
Competent Leader Matrix
This matrix makes it very easy to keep track of your Competent Leader Manual progress.
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Exciting Meetings
How can you achieve and maintain exciting meetings? These ideas from an educational during the District 72 November 2003 Convention in Nelson might help you.
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How to Run Meetings Properly
This document explains the rules on how to properly and effectively conduct any meeting - Toastmasters meeting and non-Toastmasters meeting. Produced by Joan Hook DTM.
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Competent Leader Progress Chart and Award Application
The Competent Leadership Manual includes a chart you can use to keep track of your progress. That chart, and the CL Award application form, are reproduced here for your convenience.
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Sample Meeting Agenda
This is a sample Toastmasters Meeting agenda.
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Mentoring Resources

 
Mentoring Form
If you are a mentor for another Toastmaster, you can use this form as a handy tool to keep track of the mentoring steps you took.
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CL Manual Project 9: Mentoring
Project 9 from the Competent Leadership Manual is reproduced here for your convenience.  
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Evaluation Resources

 
Educational Evaluation Form
Educational speeches can be challenging to evaluate. This Educational Evaluation form can be used to present written feedback to the Educational presenter.
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Evaluation Template
If you would like a handy template you can use for your verbal speech evaluations, this template can help you. Developed by Wendy Betteridge, former member of Spinnaker Toastmasters, 2004 Division E Evaluation Champion.
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Personal Evaluation Checklist
Do you find yourself struggeling every now and again to include commendations or recommendations in your evaluation? This checklist might help you. Compiled by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Meeting Roles

 
General Evaluator Checklist
The role of General Evaluator can be one of the more challenging roles of a Toastmasters meeting. This checklist, produced by by Sarah Tennent from Otumoetai Toastmasters offers a helping hand.
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Timekeeper Report
The timekeeper is one of the most important meeting roles. This template can be used by timekeepers to quickly present their end-of-meeting report. Produced by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Memory Master/Listening Post Report
The Memory Master (also known as Listening Post) is the person that listens to everything that is being said during the meeting. At the end of the Toastmasters meeting, this person asks several questions relating to the speeches, evaluations etc etc from that meeting. A great way to train the listening skills of everyone present. This template assists the Memory Master/Listening Post in filling their role. Produced by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Grammarian Report
This template can assist the Grammarian to fill their role. Produced by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Table Topics Evaluator Form
As a Table Topics Evaluator, you will be listening and evaluating several speeches in a short amount of time. This evaluation form can be used by the Table Topics Evaluator to keep track of them all. Produced by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Table Topics Master Form
This form can be used by the Table Topics Master to record all Table Topics speakers. It also gives a brief explanation of the role. Produced by Sarah Tennent, Otumoetai Toastmasters.
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Speech Resources

 
Use of Humour in Speaking
From the Rostrum publication "Tips on Public Speaking and Meeting Procedures. Vol. 1", this publication contains a wealth of tips and tricks to leave your audience with a smile.
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From Speaker to Trainer
There are substantial differences between being a speaker and being a trainer. This booklet explores and explains those differences.
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The Icebreaker
The Icebreaker is project 1 from the Competent Communication manual and is the first speech that new Toastmasters will deliver. This scan from the CC manual outlines the speech objectives and background so your new members can hit the ground running whilst they wait for their New Member Kit to arrive.  
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