We call them hip pocket speeches. When we get to a meeting and there’s a slot for a speaker – we’ll grab it to give a hip pocket speech. But we need an evaluation form to give to our evaluator. What do we use? The Generic Evaluation Form.
I’ve said for a while that the evaluations you receive and give at a Toastmasters meeting are Toastmasters’ secret sauce. Immediate feedback has always been recognized as the best way to learn. That reinforcement of your good skills and a look at what could be done to improve make you better faster than everything else.
The evaluation has 2 parts. The verbal evaluation is the speech that’s given during the club meeting. The written evaluation is a form you’ll download from the Pathways website for the evaluator to take notes on and return to you after the meeting.
As the speaker, you need to provide the evaluation form from the project. On the surface, this evaluation form looks fairly standardized. They are. There aren’t significant changes from one project evaluation form to another. What is different? Continue reading “Pathways Evaluations”