Improving the process while overseeing the execution.
At the Meeting
- Sit near the back of the room to allow yourself full view of the meeting and its participants.
- Take notes on everything that happens (or doesn’t but should).
- Look for good and unacceptable examples of preparation, organization, enthusiasm, delivery, observation, and general performance of duties. You are not to re-evaluate the speakers.
- Comment on the quality of the evaluations. Did they point the way to improvement?
- Give your report at the end of the meeting when called upon by the Toastmaster. Your report should be 2-3 minutes.
Points to consider:
- Start/Stop on time
- Appropriateness of inspiration
- Table Topics: appropriate questions?
- Evaluations: Were they positive, encouraging? Did they offer specific suggestions for improvement? Did they summarize strengths and weaknesses?
- General: Participants’ preparation and delivery, Guests welcomed and introduced, Administrative details handled smoothly