Why should you join North Herts Speakers?
What are the benefits of improving your public speaking?
Well that is both an easy and a difficult question!
People join North Herts Speakers public speaking club and Toastmasters for a variety of reasons but there are some common reasons:
- to improve their presentation skills and progress in their career
- gain a raft of leadership skills to move forward in their job
- become professional speakers
- to help their business
- build confidence and raise their self esteem
- compete in public speaking contests
What do they get out of it?
Everyone in a Toastmasters meeting was once at the level you might be now. The environment is friendly and supportive, and the self-paced programme allows you to build confidence with each speaking project.
Everyone gets a chance to speak at just about every meeting, not always as a ‘speaker’ but by taking on another role, so everyone gets a chance to address the other members at the meeting. This practical approach to education is a proven way to help members gain confidence and become more at ease with speaking in public.
Every speaker is given immediate constructive feedback in a constructive. All speeches and most of the meeting roles are given feedback in the form of commendations and recommendations so that you can see both what you do well and what you can do to improve. The aim of the club is to make each member feel that they are improving and that they have the information they need to continue building their skills and confidence.
What’s in it for you?
You will get a supportive environment where you can experiment and learn. Everyone is learning and there is no judgement, only encouragement. You will meet people that you might not have met otherwise and hear speeches about things that you have not even considered.
You will make friends with people that you might never otherwise have met.
You will grow in confidence and learn to be an excellent communicator!