Member Experience

Here are ten ways to ensure that your members are having great experiences in your club. Outside of the Club Meeting Communicate with the members frequently. Send out schedules on a regular basis, confirm attendance at upcoming meetings, and if possible, get the...
Get Personal with Note Cards

Get Personal with Note Cards

In a world of email, text messages, and instant messengers, a handwritten note card stands out and gets the sender noticed. A small investment of your time builds the foundations of relationships in a way that electronic communications cannot. Use the note cards from...

Servant Leadership Books

As a student of servant leadership, I’d had the pleasure of reading a number of books on the subject, several while taking the Key Practices of Servant Leadership course through the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership in Atlanta, Georgia. Here are...
Mail Merge for Quick & Easy Email Campaigns

Mail Merge for Quick & Easy Email Campaigns

When communicating with a large audience, like a full Toastmasters district, an email marketing tool like Mail Chimp or Constant Contact is needed. Often, though, you need to send a small set of personalized emails and those tools are overkill. If your set of emails...

Personal Leadership Philosophy

In preparing for my District Director year, a friend recommended┬áthat I take the time to write my personal leadership philosophy. To help me with this process, she also recommended the book The Leader’s Compass by Ed Ruggero & Dennis Haley. The document is...