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Action, Intent, Response Shape our RISE

A good culture embarks an organisation on a path of rise, a bad culture embarks its decline. It all depends on the culture the leaders of the organisation are promoting in their day to day interactions. I have always seen D98 as a group which upholds a strong culture of innovation, quality and excellence. What…

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Experience Entrepreneurship

In April 2017, I joined Toastmasters and came to understand how running a Toastmasters club could give one an experience of entrepreneurship. I joined the Executive Committee of Toastmasters Club of Allscripts Pune as the Sergeant-At-Arms. This taught me how to connect with people and serve them without an official role. It was a way…

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Pathways Q&A

> What recognition are we giving to clubs for encouraging Pathways (except for those who are in pursuit of the Diamond Club Award) ? TM Kaustubh Ghanekar, Deccan Toastmasters Club Individuals will be acknowledged at Division conferences for completing certain levels in Pathways. > How do we get credit in Pathways for conducting speeches from…

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A Dream Come True

I have been a Toastmaster for 16 years and have attended quite a few District Conventions, but I always cherished a dream to attend the World Convention. It got materialized this year during 22nd-25th August in Chicago. As a gift to my wife Manjari for joining Toastmasters 6 months ago, I took her with me…

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Stepping Stones to Success

TM Vibha Pandey  In May 2017, I had just completed my Competent Communicator manual and was searching for a community club where I could kick start my Advanced Communication journey. After attending 4-5 demo meetings, I joined Bibvewadi Toastmasters Club as a charter member. The first phase of this club, just after its installation, was…

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3 Ways Toastmasters Gave Me A New Lease of Life

  “If an Egg is broken by an outside force, life ends. If it is broken by an inside force, life begins.”   I was that Egg and Toastmasters that inside force which has given me “New Life”.   Below are few highlights of my journey with Toastmasters:- 1.  Toastmasters gave me the courage to…

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The Unsung Heroes of Club Success

Last year, when an opportunity to be a Club Mentor presented itself to me, I took it up not really aware of the journey that lay ahead. The first few months were challenging, but eventually, the experience turned out to be very rewarding. Moreover, it gave me an insight into an area of Toastmasters that…

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What Is Our Story?

What is our story as a Club? What is our story as a District? Does our story resemble a boring daily serial, an exciting Tom Cruise movie, or an edge of the seat thriller where we don’t know what’s going to happen next? What’s our story and who scripts it? We have been a President’s…

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