Rae Stonehouse DTM delivers a training session on conflict management at the Club Officer training session in Kelowna in February 2014.
This video was recorded in May of 2010 at a meeting of Okanagan Advanced Toastmasters (OATS) #69325. The lighting is poor and the camera person not quite clear on the concept of keeping the subject in the frame :-)
Rae Stonehouse DTM, PDG Division C Governor (09-10) presenting "Making Stronger Clubs" at the District 21 Toastmasters Area Governor Training, June 26, 2009, Surrey, B.C.
Toastmasters 101: Overview of Educational System by Rae Stonehouse DTM
This presentation was recorded live at a meeting of the Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters and provides an overview of the Toastmasters Educational Program. This video helps clarify the program.
Rae Stonehouse presents "A Sales Approach to Increasing Toastmasters Club Membership" Oct 12, 2010
In September of 2010, Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters membership dropped to six members. This presentation by Rae Stonehouse DTM PDG club President, was delivered as an educational session to encourage club members to take a sales approach to turning guests into members.
Talk Up Toastmasters: Club Building 101 Recorded Sept 19-15
Join Rae Stonehouse DTM PDG (District 21) as he facilitates an on-line discussion with panelists from around the globe on tips & techniques of what works and what doesn't for Toastmasters club membership building.
Have I Got A Deal for You!
Rae Stonehouse DTM, President Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters explains how to use a "Toastimonial" to attract people to come out as guests to your club meeting. This was recorded at the November 2015 club meeting of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters.
Past, Present & Future
Rae Stonehouse delivers his # 15 Icebreaker Speech to fellow members of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters on February 9, 2016 at a club meeting. In it he shares why he joined Toastmasters, why he has stayed and what he has gotten out of his membership and his future plans for his membership. Introduction of Rae is provided by Sandra Stonehouse CC, while serving as our Toastmaster for the evening.
Booze & Canoes: A Blast from the Past!
This video was recorded at the April 19, 2016 meeting of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters and is presented by Rae Stonehouse DTM. It was originally presented as the test speech for the Division C Evaluation Speech Contest in Vernon B.C, a few days earlier. Enjoy!
So You Think You are Having a Bad Day
This video was recorded at a meeting of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters early in 2017 and is presented by Rae Stonehouse DTM, PDG.
This video is the first version that Rae Stonehouse DTM PDG practiced at a meeting of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters in preparation for the Fall 2018 District 21, Division K, Area 80 Humorous Speech Contest. Club members helped Rae fine tune his speech for the upcoming contest.
Rae's Icebreaker Speech #17
This video was recorded in November 2017 at Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters. This is Rae's 17th Icebreaker speech and is a little longer than usual.
Attitude Equals Altitude
In this video, Rae Stonehouse DTM, PDG, delivers his speech Altitude Equals Altitude at a meeting of Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters in November 2017.It was his 16th #10 speech in the Competent Communicator Manual.
For Immediate Release: Kelowna, B.C., Canada
Toastmasters are social!
Veteran Toastmaster member for over two decades, Rae Stonehouse DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) releases new E-book ‘Power of Promotion! On-line Marketing For Toastmasters Club Growth’ that will be of interest to fellow Toastmaster Club Leaders.
Toastmasters International, established in 1924, arguably the world’s best provider of economical communication & leadership skill development skills, has more than 332,000 members, in over 15,400 clubs in 135 countries around the world.
Many Toastmasters clubs face a never-ending cycle of members joining and then leaving. Career and family commitments can put pressure on a member to continue their journey in the Toastmasters Communication & Leadership program.
For many Toastmasters Clubs, one of the biggest challenges in running a successful and productive club is creating a constant flow of visitors to attend as a club visitor. Visitors become members.
For many Toastmasters Clubs, one of the biggest challenges in running a successful and productive club is maintaining a constant flow of visitors to attend and join you and your fellow Toastmasters as a member. Members come and members go. Life happens! Your Club membership can quickly change from a healthy charter-strength club to one in danger of losing its Charter.
Veteran Toastmaster of over two decades, Rae Stonehouse DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster), PDG (Past District Governor, District 21) has witnessed the cycle several times with his own club Kelowna Flying Solo Toastmasters.
Toastmasters are social!
Toastmasters are known to be quite social, after-all we are striving to hone our communication skills. Then along comes social media and on-line tools that can increase not only our reach but our productivity.