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Welcome to the Toastmasters Wiki.
<center>The Toastmasters Wikia was started on 2005-07-30; we are currently working on [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles.</center>
 
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<p style="text-align: center; margin-top: 0">''[[Special:Newpages|Newest pages]] - [[Special:Wantedpages|Requested articles]] - [[Special:Categories|Category index]]'' - ''[[Special:Allpages|See all pages]]''</p></div>
 
   
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If you are seeking information about any aspect of Toastmasters, you have come to the right place. Here, members from all over the world share their enthusiasm for their participation in [http://toastmasters.org Toastmasters].
This Wikia is supported by the community of Toastmasters members, worldwide [[All About Toastmasters|Toastmasters]] - update daily by a group (a Toastmasters Wikia) of like-minded individual contributors. The Toastmasters Wikia can be our centralized repository of Toastmasters experience. You can edit anything on this site by clicking the "edit" tab on top of a page. Please share your experiences and contribute to the success of the Toastmasters Wikia!
 
   
<center>[[image:TM-Wikia.jpg]]<br>JOIN THE SITE: CREATE A LOGIN [[Special:Userlogin|HERE]] OR [[Special:Userlogin]]!</center>
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== How to Navigate this site ==
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You may use the search field to search the content of this wiki for the topic you have in mind. The search field is located at the top of each page; it is labeled “Search this wikia”. Or you may wish to browse the wiki by clicking on one of the Categories at the bottom of this page. For instance, the category called “Speaking” will lead you to all aspects of speech making, while that called “Leading” does the same for leadership training.
   
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The information on this wiki is free to use as you see fit. So, have fun with it, and enjoy your Toastmasters experience!
   
These are the main sections
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== How to contribute to this site ==
<big>[[Speaking]]</big>
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Because this site is a wiki, we welcome contributions from everyone. We encourage you to create a login and edit the pages. We welcome contributions that make this wiki more useful to all Toastmasters and all who wish to develop their communication skills and leadership skills.
<big>[[Leading]]</big>
 
<big>[[Current events]]</big> (see also link on left) for events near you (including contests)
 
   
Another way of navigating this site is to click on one of the "categories" listed at the bottom of the page.
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Please bear in mind that Toastmasters International, Inc. jealously protects their intellectual property and will force any of their copyrighted material to be removed from the wiki. So, please post only material that you or your club has created on your own.
If you do, you will get a list of all the articles on this wiki that fall into the category you clicked on.
 
   
=[[Heroes|Toastmasters who have touched lives]]=
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Also, please keep in mind that commercial offerings (advertisements) are out of place here, as are posts that do not relate to Toastmasters activities, speech craft, or leadership.
Honouring the contributions of inspirational Toastmasters and how they touched lives.
 
   
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And thank you for your generous contributions.
   
=[[Current events|Current Events:]] Region/District News=
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* For Regional Conferences and District Contest Events in the USA and Canada, click here [[Current_events#USA_and_Canada| USA-Canada Current Events]]
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* For District Contest Events in "Districts Not Assigned to Regions," click here [[DNAR |DNAR Current Events]].
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* To find a Regional or District Conference, browse by category [http://toastmasters.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Conferences "Conferences."]
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* To find a Division, Area or Club Speech Contest (calendar or results), browse by category [http://toastmasters.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Contests "Contests."]
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= Click on [[Speaking]] for...=
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* New Section! See [[:Category:Contests]] for details for a speech contest near you! Please add to our contest pages. Thanks to District 53 and 74, always fast off the mark, for doing so.
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* [[Contest checklist]]
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* Ideas on how to [[Choose a topic]].
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* The use of [[Humour]] and body language as well as
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* [[Tips Per Assignment]] for the first 10 manual projects as well as advanced [[ATM]] assignments.
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* This section also includes other meeting roles such as [[Toastmaster]], [[Evaluations]], [[Table Topics]], [[Timer]] and others.
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* Speaking outside Toastmasters -- what to charge, where to find gigs
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* [[Leading#Leadership_within_Toastmasters | Club Leadership Roles and Opportunities]]
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[[Category:Educational_Program]]
** Club Officers or [[Office Bearers]] and Standing Committees.
 
** Planning Club Meetings: Satisfying the Member's Goals
 
** Planning for Growth: Building Membership
 
** Club Communications and Public Relations
 
** Mentoring and [[Club Officer Training]]
 
 
* [[Leading#Leadership_within_Toastmasters | Area, Division or District Leadership Roles and Opportunities]]
 
** Building New Clubs
 
** Tips and "How to's" for Club Rescue and Club Coaches
 
** Mentoring New Leaders and Succession Planning
 
 
* [[Leading#Toastmasters_Leadership_Programs | Toastmasters Leadership Programs]]
 
** CL Project Goals and Objectives
 
** AL, ALB, and ALS Project Goals and Objectives
 
** [[High Performance Leadership]]
 
 
* [[Leading#How_to_run_a_successful_speech_competition |How to run a Successful Speech Competition]]
 
** Role of the Contest Chair and Contestmaster
 
** Role of the Judges, Timers and Counters
 
** Ethics and Special Situations
 
 
* [[Leading#How_to_run_a_Successful_Conference | How to run a Successful Conference]]
 
** People Resources, Planning and Preparation
 
** Conference Promotion and Publicity
 
** Educational Programming: Seminars, Workshops and Contests
 
** Special Awards and Recognitions
 
 
* [[Leading#Effective_Leadership_Resources | Effective Leadership Resources]]
 
 
=[[All About Toastmasters]] =
 
* [[All About Toastmasters]] -- Joining a club, your first meeting, your first speech and more.
 
* Check out Sara Marks' Podcast at http://ah-um-er.blogspot.com/
 
 
=[[FAQ|Background to this site]]=
 
Wikia is an advertising-supported platform for developing and hosting community-based wikis. Specifically, Toastmasters Wikia enables TM Members to share information, news, stories, media and opinions that fall outside the scope of an encyclopedia.
 
 
* There are {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles on this site. Please add to them and spread the word (see below) about the Toastmasters Wikia!
 
* You can edit anything on this site. Just press the "edit" tab. Please help expand [[:Category:Stub|stubs]].
 
* Check out the list of [[:Special:Wantedpages| wanted pages]]. This is a list of all pages that have been requested and are awaiting your input.
 
* Create a login name (not compulsory, but helps tracking your contributions and gives you an automatic user page): [[Special:Userlogin]]
 
* See also: [[Get started]] | [[Help:Editing]] | All about [[Wiki]]s | All about [[FAQ|this site]]
 
 
== Site Map ==
 
This site has many pages grouped into categories.
 
Category names in [[red]] are empty and still need some information.
 
<br>For a list of the categories, click: [[:Special:Categories]]
 
Otherwise, please make a start on pages that have been requested. You can do that [[:Special:Wantedpages|here]] .
 
* Evaluate this site: Give feedback here [[User talk:Erichv|here]] [[User talk:Erichv]]
 
 
=NEW: Club Sites=
 
Click [[Special:Categories|here]] and then click on "Clubs" for a list of all club sites.
 
<br>You can include your own club site that your members can update.
 
<br>Click on [[Club Site]] to find out more.
 
<br>For club sites near you, click on [[Current events]].
 
<br>If you are creating a club site, remember to put a link to your site in your Region and District page so other people can find you.
 
<br>Click on [[Current events]].
 
 
= Promote Toastmasters Wikia (was WikiCity) =
 
The '''Toastmasters Wikia''' (was WikiCity) is a worthy resource for our Toastmaster members and their Club, Area, Division, District, and Region. All Club and District webmasters are encouraged to promote (i.e. link) the http://toastmasters.wikia.com site.
 
 
Add the following html code to your website page:
 
 
<nowiki><table width="270" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
 
<tr><td><a href="http://toastmasters.wikia.com/">
 
<img src="http://toastmasters.wikia.com/images/9/95/TM-Wikia.gif"
 
alt="TM Wikia Badge" width="270" height="80" border="0" /></a>
 
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<tr><td align="center">
 
<strong>Visit <a href="http://toastmasters.wikia.com/">toastmasters.wikia.com</a></strong>
 
</td></tr></table></nowiki>
 
 
The html code above will place a small Toastmasters Wikia badge on your web page; as shown below.
 
 
<center>
 
[http://toastmasters.wikia.com [[image:TM-Wikia.gif]] ]<br>
 
'''Visit''' [http://toastmasters.wikia.com '''toastmasters.wikia.com''' ]
 
 
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{{Site map}}
 
 
[[Category:Speaking]]
 
[[Category:Leading]]
 
 
[[Category:Clubs]]
 
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[[Category:Contests]]
 
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[[Category:Marketing]]
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Latest revision as of 22:42, July 7, 2015

Welcome to the Toastmasters Wiki.

If you are seeking information about any aspect of Toastmasters, you have come to the right place. Here, members from all over the world share their enthusiasm for their participation in Toastmasters.

How to Navigate this site Edit

You may use the search field to search the content of this wiki for the topic you have in mind. The search field is located at the top of each page; it is labeled “Search this wikia”. Or you may wish to browse the wiki by clicking on one of the Categories at the bottom of this page. For instance, the category called “Speaking” will lead you to all aspects of speech making, while that called “Leading” does the same for leadership training.

The information on this wiki is free to use as you see fit. So, have fun with it, and enjoy your Toastmasters experience!

How to contribute to this site Edit

Because this site is a wiki, we welcome contributions from everyone. We encourage you to create a login and edit the pages. We welcome contributions that make this wiki more useful to all Toastmasters and all who wish to develop their communication skills and leadership skills.

Please bear in mind that Toastmasters International, Inc. jealously protects their intellectual property and will force any of their copyrighted material to be removed from the wiki. So, please post only material that you or your club has created on your own.

Also, please keep in mind that commercial offerings (advertisements) are out of place here, as are posts that do not relate to Toastmasters activities, speech craft, or leadership.

And thank you for your generous contributions.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.