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Effective presentation skills are crucial to the success of a REALTOR®! So ORRA has established a chapter of Toastmasters International, an organization devoted to confident public speaking.

ORRA's Toastmasters Chapter

ORRA’s chapter, "Leaders In Communication,” meets every Tuesday in the ORRA Boardroom from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. No need to RSVP. All welcome!

For additional information, please visit the Leaders In Communication website.

What’s in it for you?
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Improved communication

Toastmasters will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation. Whether you are a mature manager, student, young professional, career advancer, or looking to make an impact in your community, Toastmasters is the most efficient, supportive, enjoyable and affordable way  of gaining great communication skills. You’ll improve your interpersonal communication and be more persuasive and confident when giving speeches.

Build leadership skills

While some are born confident, charismatic leaders, others must work to develop their leadership skills. Through Toastmasters, you’ll gain the practice to become the leader and speaker you want to be. You will also sharpen your management skills, become a better negotiator, gain trust and inspire your team. Learn to be decisive!

Build a better you!
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With Toastmasters, you will:

  • Improve public speaking skills
  • Build leadership skills
  • Attend networking opportunities in a small and supportive environment
  • Build self-confidence and self-awareness
  • Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting
  • Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace
  • Experience unlimited personal growth
  • Maximize your potential

How Toastmasters works

At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. A typical Toastmasters club is made up of approximately 20 people who meet once a week for about an hour. Each meeting gives members several opportunities:

  • Conduct meetings
    Members learn how to plan and conduct meetings.

  • Give impromptu speeches
    Members present one- to two-minute, impromptu speeches about assigned topics.

  • Present prepared speeches
    Members present speeches based on projects from the Pathways learning experience—Toastmasters’ education program. Projects cover topics such as speech organization, vocal variety, language, gestures and persuasion.

  • Offer constructive evaluation
    Every speaker is assigned an evaluator who points out speech strengths and offers suggestions for improvement.

  • Pathways Learning Experience
    Pathways is Toastmasters’ exciting, interactive and flexible education program. With 11 paths to choose from (and more in development), you have the option to pick which skills you want to focus on.

 


Questions? Please contact the Administration Department at admin@orlandorealtors.org.

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