Greg Smith

Toastmasters

Greg Smith is devoted to studying leadership with a focus on public speaking. He understands true leaders must communicate clearly and persuasively if they hope to inspire great achievement.In 2016, Smith launched two enterprises to advance his personal interests in developing people and maximizing their personal talents in the workplace.
Greg Smith Leadership  provides high-level training in public speaking in both group and individual settings. He also founded Diamond Management Systems, a business-solutions company offering three key products: the Greg Smith Pro-D, a cutting-edge mission/competency/style assessment; Team Align, an innovative performance appraisal tool that increases employee engagement at work; and StratOp, a comprehensive strategic planning process for business developed by the Paterson Center.

Toastmasters Improves Speaking Skills

The Mahoning Valley Toastmasters chapter is known as Executive Club No. 408. It’s one of more than 15,900 clubs with 345,000 members in 142 countries. The local club meetings take place Mondays from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., 8131 Market St., Boardman.
A typical Toastmasters club consists of 20 to 30 people, operating with mutual respect and support as the shared goal. The members share opportunities to conduct meetings, give impromptu speeches, present prepared speeches, participate in lively discussions, and offer constructive evaluations for fellow members.

It’s Easy Being the Best: What we can learn from Tom Brady after Super Bowl 51

Trying to pick the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) football player can easily lead to a shouting match in any group. Fans can be fanatical, after all, and given the subjective nature of the question (are we talking about Super Bowl wins, individual stats or position?) you will probably never achieve a consensus answer. However, […]

Trying to pick the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) football player can easily lead to a shouting match in any group. Fans can be fanatical, after all, and given the subjective nature of the question (are we talking about Super Bowl wins, individual stats or position?) you will probably never...

Don’t Fear Public Speaking!
Tell a Story, Connect with Audience

Let’s start with the biggest issue when speaking in public: stage fright. Greg Smith: Stage fright comes from a couple of different places. First, we are tribal beings. We are either honoring our tribe – the people we associate with – or we’re shaming them, which means we’re shunned. Sometimes, it can get to the […]

Let’s start with the biggest issue when speaking in public: stage fright. Greg Smith: Stage fright comes from a couple of different places. First, we are tribal beings. We are either honoring our tribe – the people we associate with – or we’re shaming them, which means we’re shunned. Sometimes,...