The title is a question I often get asked. You have been through a painful experience, and you’ve learned something valuable. It is worth sharing, but there was a person/people who wronged/mistreated you. They caused the pain. If you omit the experience portion, your speech becomes vague. So, what should you do?
Share What You Have Learned. Yes.
Let’s say, you were mistreated at work. And you knew the person who caused it. She/he was brutal to you, you became isolated. You had to go through a tough time, but along the way, you were helped by friends/mentor/coach/family. You also found yourself getting stronger and wiser. You’ve got favorite quotes, books, and movies. Because of the experience, you’ve got strength. You want to share the painful experience because the knowledge you gained might be helpful to the others as well.
This is an excerpt from https://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership%20Central/Featured%20Article
From outgoing officer to incoming officer; I’m responding to the Toastmasters.org article. by Misako
4 Essential Tips for Outgoing Leaders
Pass the positivity forward Buddies Club works well because we treat each other as our “buddy”. It’s an amity asset. When you face challenges, always ask “What is the best for my buddy?” We should find the right direction! Let’s keep experiment for the new potentials together.
Be transparent Buddies biggest ongoing issue is the current officer team has neglected to have face-to-face training. It’s solely my fault as club president. Most of the information is available online but can be overlooked. Click here to see the summary
Make yourself accessible I can be always reached by email. Since this is a public page, please find me on Club website: https://youtu.be/oa2XdE44u8A
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