The ability to think on my feet, come up with a cogent response, and smoothly respond helps me on a daily basis. In business meetings, I’m seldom taken off guard when my boss asks for an ad hoc report on project progress.
The educational curriculum of Toastmasters is the Pathways program. If you haven’t done so already, it’s past time to embrace the Pathways program.
I focus on how well speakers incorporate and demonstrate mastery of the skills from the Pathways lesson. As members progress, I still watch for the basic skills, but in a more nuanced way….