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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.

Amazon

Bank of America

BlackRock

BlueCross BlueShield

Burning Man

California Academy of Sciences

CBS Corp.

Charles Schwab

City of Palo Alto

City of San Francisco

City of San Mateo Chamber of Commerce

Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Facebook

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

First Republic Bank

Genentech, Inc.

Gilead Sciences Incorporated

Golden Gate University

Guidewire Software Inc.

Hewlett-Packard

Hult International Business School

Intuit

LinkedIn

Macy's

Marsh

McKesson Corporation

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Method Products, Inc.

Notre Dame de Namur University

Oracle Corporation

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Riverbed Technology

Salesforce.com

San Francisco Board of Realtors

San Francisco Federal Credit Union

San Mateo County Association of Realtors

SAP Labs Inc.

Slalom Consulting

Space Systems/Loral

SRI International

Stanford University

State of California Public Utilities Commission

The Tennessee Grill

Thermo Fisher

TIBCO Software

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)

Visa International

VMware

Walmart.com

Wharton School of Business

Wells Fargo