May 8th, 2018 Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS

– Word of the evening “Sanguine”
– We had 2 amazing presentations!

1. TM Jason Shi “Chinese Wedding Culture”
Speaking to Inform #2 – Resource for informing

2. TM Tommy Takabu “Tommy’ Speech Clinic”
Speciality speech #3

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mai Araki

◆PHOTO
We took a gathering photo! 🙂

April 24th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the evening “cultivate”
– We had 3 wonderful speakers!

1. TM Michiko Sawa “Practice Makes Perfect”
CC#1 – Icebreaker

2. TM Chihiro Inoue “Anger Management”
CC#2 – Organize your Speech

3. TM Mai Araki “Break the Ice”
The Professional Speaker #4 – The Professional Seminar

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Mai Araki
Best Evaluator – TM Masako Kuroda
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Ryuichi Onoe

◆PHOTO
Award winners with our mighty Toastmaster of the Evening, TM Kasey Yawata

April 10th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the evening “Steadfast”
– We had 3 wonderful speakers!

1. TM Giang Bui “Sail Away from the Safe Harbour”
CC#1 – Icebreaker

2. TM Masaaki Ito “My Magical Tool to Improve Public Speech Skill; TED”
CC#2 – Organize your Speech

3. TM Akemi Maruyama “Selecting Your Topic”
The Better Speaking Series

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Akemi Maruyama
Best Evaluator – TM Mariko Misaka
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Kasey Yawata


 

March 27th, 2018 Special Workshop with the Pathways Ambassador

◆TOPICS
– Welcome TM Giang Bui to Keyforce! She is our new member, very enthusiastic and passionate with lots of inspiring insights. We are very happy to have you with us.
– We had 8 table topic speeches! A big round of applause to TM Kasey Yawata, our Table Topic Master of the night with various great topics!
– We welcomed TM Naoki Tamura, Pathways Ambassador to deepen our understanding about Pathways.

◆WHAT IS PATHWAYS?
https://www.toastmasters.org/pathways-overview

Pathways is the new Education System of Toastmasters International, launching on May 3rd in Japan.
It is a refined system that elevates our communication level, both in public and private.

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Giang Bui

◆PHOTO
1. Gathering photo with TM Naoki Tamura
2. Induction ceremony of TM Giang Bui
3. TM Giang Bui got her first “Best Table Topic Speaker” from her first challenge!

March 6th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the Evening “disseminate”
– We had 1 speech and 2 contest speeches!

1. TM Jason Shi “Bitcoin: A Very Short Introduction”
Speaking to Inform #1 – The Speech to Inform

2. TM Kasey Yawata “Will You Believe in Super Natural Power”
Contest Speech

3. TM Ryuji Yokoyama “The Day”
Contest Speech

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic speaker – TM Mai Araki

February 6th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting “Multiple role festival” – We had a compact meeting but was fun and fruitful as always.

◆TOPICS
– Word of the Evening “turn over a new leaf”
– We had 2 inspiring speeches!
– Congratulations to Mari achieving Advanced Leader Bronze award!!

1. TM Sachiko Nozaki “Sleep – Misterious”
CC #3 – Get to the point

2. TM Mari Kanno “Motivating People”
Leadership Excellence series

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic speaker
TM Ryuichi Onoe

◆PHOTO
– Group photo in memory of the “festival” with everyone’s big passion and commitment.
– Mari’s motivating workshop with the conclusion: To attend Keyforce meetings is the most effective way to improve your English communication skill!

January 23rd, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the Evening “Beyond measure”
– We had 3 very motivating speeches!

1. TM Jason Shi “JAPAN: In My Eyes”
The Entertaining Speaked #1 – The Entertaining Speech

2. TM Tommy Takabu “Quest”
Speciality Speeches #2 – Uplift the Spirit

3. TM Akemi Maruyama “Controlling Your Fear”
The Better Speaker Series

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Tommy Takabu
Best Evaluator – TM Mariko Misaka
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mai Araki

◆PHOTO
Award winners with Toastmaster of the Evening TM Naoko Adachi

◆President’s comments
Tonight’s meeting was very motivating for all of us. Speeches were related about how to become better speakers and how Toastmasters – especially Keyforce – has become strength in the Toastmaster experience.
The Word of the Evening perfectly matched the night’s core theme and all members were excited to be a part of the inspiring night.
My passion for Keyforce rose high again tonight – let’s make the 5 months left in this year a successful and motivating time for everyone!

January 9th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Happy New Year! It was our first meeting of 2018!
– Word of the evening “cherish”
– We enjoyed 3 prepared speeches!

1. TM Sachiko Nozaki “Habits”
CC#2 – Research Your Topic

2. TM Atsuko Karakasa “However——”
Storytelling #3 – The Moral of the Story

3. TM Kasey Yawata “A Crazy Job Applicant”
The Entertaining Speaker #3 – Make them Laugh

◆AWARDS
Best Speaker – TM Atsuko Karakasa
Best Evaluator – TMRyuichi Onoe
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Akemi Maruyama