I couldn't agree more.
I've been a member of Toastmasters for ten years now, and it's been one of the biggest assets I have in my portfolio.
When you speak in front of a Toastmasters group, you're talking to a group of people that are in the same boat you are--wanting to improve and practice public speaking skills. Every time you give a speech, you will receive an evaluation from another member, giving you ideas on what you need to work on and what you did well.
There are even opportunities to practice leadership skills in Toastmasters clubs. I've held several club offices, as well as serving as an Area and Division Governor.
Even if you speak well, Toastmasters would still be worth the time, money, and effort. The only way to improve on speaking skills is to practice, and this is the most wonderful environment to do it.
If you've got any questions, go out to the toastmasters web site at www.toastmasters.org or drop me an e-mail at email@example.com.
Jason A Schulz
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