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Full Circle: HPL completes first Path

… an HPL, a collaborative project, and a magnificent learning experience… Have we succeeded? YES! Have we been challenged? YES! Have we made a difference? That is still emerging and will continue to surprise us all! The Pathways Support for District U had an ambitious purpose – to provide support as clubs in District U […]

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Why would you join an Online Club?

Lessons Learned – two years on … Online Clubs first emerged in March 2016 and since then we have seen a total of 19 clubs chartered. We have a few community clubs, a sprinkling of corporate clubs and a group of advanced clubs – all meeting 100% online with their members on a regular basis. […]

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Pathways with George #3

Planning Ahead: short term George has begun his journey in his chosen Path of Leadership Development. He has now sought advice from his Personal Learning Network and gathered some really useful resources. His plan is to ‘map’ out his Path completion over the next few months and these are the tools he has chosen to […]

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Embracing Change through Networking!

We interrupt the continuing stories of Pathways and its heroes, to talk about a fundamental approach to embracing change – creating a Personal Learning Network. Reflections of Past Networks In my sixteen years of being a Toastmaster I have seen many changes and improvements in the way in which clubs are created and managed, and […]

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Pathways with George #2

Chapter 2: George Chooses a Path This month George is keen to get started in Pathways and he decides to work with his Mentor on a ‘Success Plan’. This process is familiar to him – a strategy he is using as an online learner in other learning management systems. After considering his goals for the […]

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Pathways with George

Preface: George is a returning Toastmaster and he wants to renew his journey by rejoining a local club and enrolling in Pathways at Toastmasters.org. His challenges, achievements and experiences are shared with his new clubs in Australia and Online as he proceeds. He is now regionally based, after moving back to his country home town […]

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road …

Reflections of a Path Reflections on my journey in the Effective Coaching Path remind me of the experiences of Dorothy in the story of the ‘Wonderful Wizard of OZ’. Looking back and noting my lessons learned, has been an ongoing pursuit for me, as I worked my way through the preparation, the speeches, the feedback, […]

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Chapter 12: Pathways Guide Return Journey

Destination in sight! All visits completed (well except for one club that folded during the summer break) and 10 out of 15 virtual support sessions done and dusted. Almost across the finish line and I can see the shining banners fluttering in the breeze on the parapets of Castle DTM. They entice me forward now […]

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Pathways Virtual Support Sessions 2018

The Virtual Support Sessions for Base Camp Manager and other interested Toastmasters will continue into 2018. Events are scheduled in the Area 29 Facebook Group – you can RSVP there or send me an email to let me know you’ll be attending. My brief is to provide a further 10 online webinars during January to […]

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Stage Four: Pathways Support with VSS

During the months of December, January and February, I will be supporting my assigned clubs in their journeys into Pathways with a series of Virtual Support Sessions. The VSS are all scheduled in my Zoom room and the Events and Links to recordings of each will be posted for my followers in the generic Facebook […]