District 41 Toastmasters

Toastmasters Journey: Empowering Communication at F1 Soft Nepal

As an Area Director of Toastmasters in Nepal, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing the transformative power of effective communication firsthand. Recently, I embarked on a new adventure by opening a Toastmasters club for F1Soft, an organization dedicated to innovation and growth. Here’s a glimpse into my journey and the impact of Toastmasters on F1Soft.

Toastmasters International is more than just a public speaking club; it’s a supportive community where individuals hone their communication and leadership skills in a nurturing environment. When F1 Soft expressed interest in establishing a Toastmasters club within their organization, I was thrilled at the prospect of bringing this empowering experience to their team.

The journey began with enthusiasm and curiosity. As the Area Director of Division C, I worked closely with the leadership team at F1Soft to understand their goals and tailor the Toastmasters experience to suit their needs. We organized informational sessions with the Chief of Operations Mr. Siddhant and his team to introduce the concept of Toastmaster for which the response was overwhelming. The HR department immediately recognized the value of improving their teams communication skills, both professionally and personally. With their eagerness fueling our efforts, we embarked on the process of chartering a new club. The HR team helped selecting the first club officers to organize meetings, every step was a collaborative effort aimed at fostering growth and development.

The inaugural meeting ( demo meeting ) was a momentous occasion. As we gathered in a room filled with anticipation, I witnessed the power of community and support. From seasoned speakers of Bhaisepati Toastmasters ( sponsor club) members coming there to showcase a real meeting to nervous beginners, everyone found encouragement and guidance within the Toastmasters framework. The atmosphere was charged with energy as individuals of F1Soft Toastmasters took their first steps towards mastering the art of communication

In the weeks that followed, I witnessed remarkable transformations unfold. Shy individuals found their voices, hesitant speakers grew in confidence, and leaders emerged from unexpected places. Toastmasters provided a platform for personal growth and self-discovery, empowering individuals to unlock their full potential.

As the Area Director, seeing the growth and success of the F1 Soft Toastmasters club compared to September 2023 vs today, I cannot stand but feel great pride towards each member of the club. It’s a testament to the transformative power of effective communication and the importance of creating supportive environments for growth. Through Toastmasters, individuals at F1Soft have not only enhanced their professional skills but also forged lasting connections and friendships.

My experience as an Area Director of Toastmasters in Nepal and opening a new club for F1 Soft has been nothing short of inspiring. It’s a reminder of the profound impact that effective communication, collaboration and support can have on individuals and organizations alike. As we continue to nurture and support each other on our Toastmasters journey, I’m excited to see the positive ripple effects it will create in the days to come.

Sushil Bista
Area Director, Division C, District 41