Toastmasters gave me the chance to work through my nerves. They allowed me to shake and stumble over my words. They taught me work through my fears and step up. I am now able to stand with confidence. I am nowhere close to being perfect, but I am thousand times better. I think every employer should offer this as a benefit. I talk to customers and employees with more professionalism and I can walk with confidence. No more staring at the ground.
I believe in Toastmasters so much, that I had run for the executive this year. I am VP of Membership. I would have never done a speech or taken on such a role before. Feels amazing knowing that I can do more now. Toastmasters have really helped me with my communication and leadership skills.