Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches communication and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization currently has more than 345,000 members in more than 15,900 clubs in 142 countries. Since its founding in October 1924, by Ralph C. Smedley in Santa Ana, California, the organization has helped more than 4 million men and women lead and communicate with poise and confidence. Today, organizations around the world recognize the value of incorporating Toastmasters training to help employees improve their communication and leadership skills.
Toastmasters International Core Values
Toastmasters International’s core values are integrity, dedication to excellence, service to the member, and respect for the individual. These are values worthy of a great organization, and we believe we should incorporate them as anchor points in every decision we make. Our core values provide us with a means of not only guiding but also evaluating our operations, our planning, and our vision for the future.
- give better sales presentations
- hone management skills
- work better with fellow employees
- effectively develop and present ideas
- offer constructive criticism
- accept feedback more objectively
We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.
We are Oviedo Toastmasters Club #3179 in Oviedo, Florida.