How Toastmasters Can Help YOU Be a Better Communicator and Leader by Cindy Baldwin
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How Toastmasters Can Help YOU Be a Better Communicator and Leader
To succeed, you need to communicate, and you will see how Toastmasters gives you the skills and confidence to effectively express yourself in any situation. Whether you are talking in a leadership position, interpersonal communications, or speaking in public, by learning to formulate and convey your ideas effectively you open a new world of possibilities. You will be more persuasive and confident. In Toastmasters, youll find out how to vary your approach to suit the needs of different people, be they the audience for a speech, the committee for a fundraiser or your coworkers and managers.
Cindy has been with GCI Commercial Services since 1997. Prior to that, she worked at AT&T Alascom for 20 years. For eleven years she was on the Board of Directors at the Association of Information Technology Professionals, Anchorage Chapter, and was President in 2005. She was named AITP’s 2001 “Information Technology Professional of the Year,” and earned her Gold Individual Performance Award for her contributions over the years to the IT community in Alaska. She helped produce the ITExpoAlaska.com trade show for four years.
Cindy was recognized for her Leadership Excellence and as a Distinguished Toastmaster by Toastmasters International. She has filled every club office, has been a successful Club Coach, Area Governor, and is currently a Division Governor with the Yukon-Alaska Council of Toastmasters, supporting 17 Toastmasters clubs in Anchorage. You can find her on Twitter @CindyB_AK.