June 5th, 2018 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
We had 4 amazing presentations!
 
1. TM Michiko Sawa “What is Femininity”
Evaluation and Feedback 1 – Innovative Planning #2
 
2. TM Sachiko Nozaki “Unique Hot Spring”
CC #4 – How to Say it
 
3. TM Tommy Takabu “Of Walls and Eggs by Haruki Murakami”
Speciality Speeches #4 – Read Out Loud
 
4. TM Mai Araki “Serving as your President”
The Leadership Excellence Series – Building a Team
 
◆AWARD
Best Speaker – TM Mai Araki
Best Evaluator – TM Mariko Misaka
 
◆PHOTO
We took a gathering photo! 🙂
Mai worked on the Leadership Excellence Series for Advanced Leader Bronze award, looking back on her experience as President this year.

May22th 2017 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the evening “Optimal”
– We had 3 amazing presentations!
 
1. TM Giang Bui “Stage fright …… or fight?”
Evaluation and Feedback 1 – Effective Coaching #2
 
2. TM Ryuji Yokoyama “2nd Icebreaker”
Icebreaker – Team Collaboration #1
 
3. TM Ryuichi Onoe “What is the Toastmasters Club to me?”
Icebreaker – Persuasive Information #1
 
◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Ryuichi Onoe
Best Evaluator – TM Masako Kuroda
 
◆PHOTO
Award winners with Toastmaster of the Evening TM Mari Kanno, and the KANPAI photo at the social hour!

May11th, 2018 District 76 Spring Conference Special Workshop

It was the greatest honor for Keyforce Toastmasters Club to host a special workshop at the District 76 Spring Contest.
We welcomed DTM Pat Johnson, past Toastmasters International President on a workshop about the “Making of Pathways.”
 
With more than 100 Toastmasters around Japan attending, Keyforce coordinated the event in a big success!

 

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