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- How well do your employees convey their expertise to potential customers?
- Can they lead meetings efficiently?
- Can they offer constructive feedback and diplomatically deal with a wide range of people?
Good communicators tend to be good leaders, and chances are your company needs employees with leadership potential. This is where Toastmasters can help. Having a Toastmasters club is like having an onsite training class for busy professionals – a communication makeover if you will – where employees meet once a week to practice communication in a supportive setting with their co-workers. The cost is minimal and the benefits long-lasting.
Your company's success depends in large part on how well your employees communicate – with each other as well as with customers. The effects of a poorly run meeting or an ineffective sales presentation are lasting and expensive.
Toastmasters training will teach your employees to:
• Give better sales presentations
• Organize teams
• Hone their management skills
• Effectively present ideas
• Conduct meetings
• Develop their leadership
• Listen better and offer constructive criticism
Take the first step. Forming a Toastmasters group at your company is easy and inexpensive. Click here to find out how to start a club.
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The effectiveness of Toastmasters' learn-by-doing program has been continuously validated since 1924. In District 4, over 50 Bay Area organizations sponsor corporate Toastmasters groups as communication and leadership training for employees. A non-exhaustive list of companies with in-house Toastmasters clubs follows:
Advent Software, Inc.
Bank of America
California Academy of Sciences
City of Palo Alto
City of San Francisco
City of San Mateo Chamber of Commerce
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
First Republic Bank
Gilead Sciences Incorporated
Golden Gate University
Guidewire Software Inc.
Hult International Business School
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
Method Products, Inc.
Notre Dame de Namur University
San Francisco Board of Realtors
San Francisco Federal Credit Union
San Mateo County Association of Realtors
SAP Labs Inc.
State of California Public Utilities Commission
The Tennessee Grill
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
Wharton School of Business