Things to take note of for evaluations..
Many people dread having to stand up and give an evaluation for one of their Toastmaster peers. Can you relate? They worry about “pointing out what is wrong” or being critical of a speaker in development.
Others feel like they lack the speaking experience to offer helpful, encouraging or supportive in evaluations.
I understand both the fear of being critical and second guessing your speaking experience — for I have been there. But I want to offer you a different perspective. Let’s start with . . . .
Why We Evaluate
The purpose of evaluations is to help fellow members become better speakers and leaders. Everyone has different reasons for wanting to enhance their public speaking skills. Perhaps you are shy and want to connect one-on-one with members of the community. Perhaps you are…
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