Communications CoP-4th Annual Open House:  Operational Excellence

This is a NCPMI Communication & Public Speaking CoP- NCPL Toastmasters Club Meeting. 

The Meeting includes prepared speech, table topics, networking, evaluations, jokes and multiple meeting operations roles. 
06-26-2018: 5:30 pm -8:00 pm (5.30-6.30 Registration, Snack & Pre-meeting Networking)
Cisco Campus - Building 11 (E-Union)









Operational excellence enables an enterprise and its leadership to continuously improve all areas of performance, including decision- making, ongoing investment, profitability, customer and partner services and human resources capabilities. Operationally excellent enterprises possess the processes and structures–or the “intangible assets”–that give them the visibility, control, tools, and management practices necessary to drive greater operational effectiveness and efficiency…. Faisal Shadoka. The Anatomy of Excellence. Fast Company, 2012. Web. April 5 2018

Join us for the North Carolina Project Leaders Toastmasters Club (NCPL) Open House and
4th Anniversary Celebration and Presentation event. NCPL was chartered June 30,
2014. The club achieve Presidents Distinguished Club status for all four years of the clubs existence. President's Distinguished Club is the highest level of recognition available in the Toastmasters distinguished club program.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will get a better understanding of Toastmasters and Operational Excellence including:

  • The impact of Continuous Improvement
  • Commitment to doing the best job possible
  • Taking the time to do things right 
  • Pride in performance
  • Service effectiveness
  • Setting and achieving individual and organization Goals
  • High performing fully aligned teams
  • Toastmasters Impact on members
  • Importance of Toastmasters
  • Key Roles and Responsibility

About The Speakers

Elmer Hill, DTM
Treasurer- North Carolina Project Leaders Toastmasters
District 37- Club Growth Director

ncpmi4---3-of-3I am a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and an IT Professional with certifications in Network Security, Network Management and Video Conferencing. After retiring from IBM, I started The ComTech Group Inc., dba Geeks on Call, providing technology consulting and solutions to small and medium businesses. I joined Bull City Toastmasters July 2013 and currently serve as Club President. I joined NC Project Leaders Toastmasters July 2014 and recently earned my Advanced Leader Bronze award. Living in Chapel Hill, NC I love traveling and cruising with my wife Sharon who is a Past International Director.

Bill Marlow, DTM - Keynote Speaker
District 37-Toastmasters Program Quality Director


Bill is a management strategist dedicated to championing innovation, process improvement and employee engagement to achieve top performance in pursuit of goals. He is a training and development strategist dedicated to championing innovative, intuitive and effective learning practices to support corporate and individual goals. Bill specializes in employee training, developing solid communicators, adult education and training, and change management. He excels at public speaking, training, workshop facilitation, and training consulting

Glenda Teams Edwards, DTM
District 37- District Director

GlendaTeamsGlenda Teams-Edwards DTM (stands for Distinguished Toastmaster) has been working with Delaware North working at the Carolina Panthers Bank of America Stadium for 15 years, the first 4 years as a Suite Attendant and the past 11 years as a luxury suite supervisor. While working as suite attendant for the Bissell Companies, they hired her as an assistant property manager. At Bissell Companies, self-improvement and education were highly encouraged. Glenda became a Toastmaster eleven years ago, having joined Queen City Toastmasters in December 2005, and in 2007 Glenda co-founded Ballantyne Toastmasters, the 1st club in the Ballantyne Park. She is a native of Blowing Rock and founded the High Country Toastmasters in 2009. In the last ten years, she has served in various district roles and currently serves as a member of the District 37 Trio the District Director. Glenda’s biggest goal is to give back to the members of District 37 the life lessons and growth opportunities it has given to her for the last eleven years.

Please note the following:

  1. This meeting is free for NCPMI & North Carolina Project Leaders Toastmasters (NCPL) members
  2. Space is limited if you register and cannot attend, please update the Chairperson in order that your space can be allocated to members on the standby list. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. Snack/Finger food will be provided
  4. PDUs will be reported by NCPMI
  5. PMPs are required to provide their PMI numbers in order that their PDUs can be reported
  6. Please arrive on time in order that the meeting can start promptly
  7. Please leave the facility in equal or better condition than you found it
  8. The meeting will take place at Cisco in Building 12, 7200 Kit Creek Rd, Morrisville, NC.  Click on Location for directions.  When you arrive, PLEASE LOOK FOR THE NCPMI & North Carolina Project Leaders Toastmasters signs.
  9. There are other Toastmasters clubs meeting at Cisco. Please ensure that you attend the correct meeting- NCPMI Communication & Public Speaking CoP- NCPL Toastmasters Club Meeting

Event Details

Event Date 06-26-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 06-26-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 04-20-2018 12:00 am
Registered 14
Available place 46
Cut off date 06-26-2018 12:00 am
Individual Price Free for all NCPMI members and non-members
Speaker Elmer Hill, Bill Marlow, Glenda Teams-Edwards
Number Hours 1.50
Strategy PDU Hours 0.75
Leadership PDU Hours 0.75
Location Cisco Campus - Building 11
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