Motivational Strategies

Motivational Strategies iconThis path helps you build your skills as a powerful and effective communicator. The projects focus on learning strategies for building connections with the people around you, understanding motivation and successfully leading small groups to accomplish tasks.

This path culminates in a comprehensive team-building project that brings all of your skills together—including public speaking.


1. Mastering FundamentalsPathways Level 1

  • Ice Breaker
  • Evaluation and Feedback
  • Research and Presenting

2. Learning Your StylePathways Level 2

  • Active Listening
  • Understanding Your Communication Style
  • Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring

3. Reaching Consensus

  • Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Elective Projects (choose 2)Pathways Level 3

  • Deliver Social Speeches
  • Using Presentation Software
  • Connect with Storytelling
  • Creating Effective Visual Aids
  • Using Descriptive Language
  • Connect with Your Audience
  • Make Connections Through Networking
  • Focus on the Positive
  • Inspire Your Audience
  • Prepare for an Interview
  • Understanding Vocal Variety
  • Effective Body Language

4. Building Skills

  • Motivate Others
Elective Projects (choose 1)Pathways Level 4

  • Create a Podcast
  • Building a Social Media Presence
  • Managing a Difficult Audience
  • Write a Compelling Blog
  • Manage Online Meetings
  • Question-and-Answer Session
  • Public Relations Strategies
  • Manage Projects Successfully

5. Demonstrating Expertise

  • Manage Successful Events
  • Reflect on Your Path
Elective Projects (choose 1)Motivational Strategies icon

  • Lessons Learned
  • Moderate a Panel Discussion
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Leading in Your Volunteer Organization
  • Prepare to Speak Professionally
  • High Performance Leadership