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Buddies Online Toastmasters Club – Saturday August 19, 2023

We meet every Saturday 1PM UTC in Zoom. Guests: to join our meeting, please email buddiestmi@gmail.com for meeting room information.

Time Management

Word of the Day: Convivial

convivial

[kənˈvivēəl]

ADJECTIVE

(of an atmosphere or event) friendly, lively, and enjoyable:

Last weekend we had a convivial cocktail party

We will have a convivial meeting today


President: Patrick M. Guilfoyle

Sergeant At Arms: Paivi S. Kero

Toastmaster of the Day Karen Randels

The Toastmaster of the Day (TMOD) opens the meeting with an inspirational message about the theme (2-3 min.), facilitates the meeting, calls on the votes for Best Speaker, provides closing remarks (1-2 min.) before transitioning back to President.

Audio, Video and Body Language Monitor

The Audio, Video, and Body Language (AVBL) Monitor introduces the role when called forth by the TMOD (1 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).

Timer Ibrahim Savadogo

The timer is key in our meetings! Your job is to time everyone: facilitators, evaluators, and speakers! You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1-2 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).

Grammarian Bruce Yu

As Grammarian, pay close attention to the use of language (the good, the bad, and the amazing!) Also provide the Word of the Day! You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1-2 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (2-3 min.).

Ah Counter Lucile Bationo

As Ah Counter, count the number of filler words and give visibility at the end of the meeting. You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).


12:50 to 12:58 PM
Speaker John Kertesz
Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals – Writing a Speech with Purpose
5 – 7 minutes
Remove the Silos
Speaker 2 Kannan Sankara, DTM
Motivational Strategies Level 2 Learning Your Style – Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring
5 – 7 minutes
Mentor Program in Buddies.
Speaker 3

Speakers have reserved 14 minutes out of 7 planned

Backup Speaker

(TMOD: Request Best Speaker Poll)


Topics Master

The Table Topics Master (TTM) facilitates Table Topics! You’ll have 2-3 min. to introduce Table Topics and review rules, 14 min. to run the session, and 1 min. to call the vote for Best Table Topic.

(TTM: Request Best Table Topic Speaker Poll)


General Evaluator Patrick Guilfoyle, DTM

The General Evaluator (GE) calls upon the evaluators, facilitators, and the Table Topics Evaluator to give their reports, and then provides an evaluation for the entire meeting in 3-4 min. (TM.org has a checklist for this!). Before turning back to TMOD, call the vote for Best Facilitator.

Evaluator Pinto Herman, DTM
Evaluator 2 Patrick Guilfoyle, DTM
Evaluator 3

Each evaluator is to introduce speech objectives and title when called by the TMOD to introduce the speaker.

Backup Evaluator

(GE: Request Best Evaluator Poll)

Topics Evaluator Ibrahim Savadogo

The Table Topics Evaluator has 3-4 min. to evaluate the TTM and the impromptu speakers briefly.

(GE: Request Best Facilitator Poll)


To change or sign up a role, Please visit the agenda on Buddies’ website.