An interview with a new member

Worthing Speakers publishes a regular newsletter. In the most recent one, newsletter editor, Lucy, interviewed our latest member, Lynette Haley. How did you first hear about Toastmasters, and what made you come along to a meeting as a guest?  I read a blog written by Amy on Twitter. She talked about how she had found … Read more…

My Time At Worthing Speakers

You may be wondering how I eventually became a member. Well, in 2015, I accompanied the then Mayor of Worthing, Cllr Bob Smytherman, to a few Mayoral events and one day, he invited me along to Toastmasters – he assured me I wouldn’t have to speak – what a cunning plan! Bob had rehearsed a … Read more…

Three reasons why you will love our club

Do you feel nervous about giving public speeches?  Maybe the pandemic forced you to attend online meetings that make you feel like fish out of water? Or maybe you just want to get some tips on how to smash that dream interview or best man speech?  Fear not, Toastmasters are here for you. When my … Read more…

Why I joined and why you might benefit

Language is our primary form of communication and although we also communicate through body language, gestures and eye contact I always see these as additions to emphasise the spoken word. In public speaking I use all these forms of communication and because of this I have the ability to get my point over effectively and … Read more…

Mentoring

Several members of Worthing Speakers have taken the opportunity of having a mentor. The aim, particularly for new members, is to help them get going in the club. However, mentoring is available to every member. Mentors provide support, guidance, friendship and encouragement to members seeking to progress. Both parties benefit from this experience: mentees are … Read more…

My Toastmasters Tribe

In 2016 when I joined Toastmasters, my motivation was somewhat different to the average Toastmaster. I had moved to the UK about four months prior and wanted to find a way to make friends with a new hobby. I discovered Worthing Speakers and after several months of flitting in & out as a guest, I … Read more…