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

December 19th, 2017 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
– 4 wonderful speakers!

1. TM Preeti Gupta “Overthinking”
CC#2 – Organize Your Speech

2. TM Kinuko Nakama “How Should I Study English?”
CC#3 – Get to the Point

3. TM Ryuji Yokoyama “The Day”
Storytelling #2 – Let’s Get Personal

4. TM Kasey Yawata “Would You Believe a Supernatural Power?”
Storytelling #4 – The Touching Story

– We had many Toastmasters that was a former Keyforce member but now have established their own clubs. We had a fun and professional night with many experienced members!!
A big thank you to the Toastmaster of the Evening, TM Masako Kuroda for inviting all guests!

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Best Evaluator – TM Ryuichi Onoe
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mariko Misaka

◆PHOTO
Award winners with Toastmaster of the Evening TM Masako Kuroda

November 21st, 2017 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
We had 2 great speeches!

1. TM Sachiko Nozaki “Colors”
CC#1 – Ice Breaker

2. TM Akemi Maruyama “2017 International Supported Award”
Special Occasion Speech #5 – Accepting an Award

◆AWARD
Unfortunately we couldn’t vote for the best speaker and best evaluator.

Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mariko Misaka

◆PHOTO
Congratulations for TM Mariko Misaka as the best table topic speaker and amazing leader as Toastmaster of the Evening!
Since we only had 2 speeches, Table Topic Master TM Ryuichi Onoe did a fabulous arrangement creating impromptu table topic!

November 7th, 2017 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
We had 4 wonderful speakers in great variety!!!
1. TM Masaaki Ito
CC#1 – Ice Breaker

2. TM Naoko Adachi “Slow Steps for Achievements”
CC#10 – Inspire Your Audience

3. TM Ryuichi Onoe “Being Honored with a Best Speaker Award for the First Time”
Special Occasion Speech #5 – Accepting an Award

4. TM Mariko Misaka “My Secret Place”
Storytelling #2 – Let’s Get Personal!

◆AWARDS
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Mariko Misaka
Best Evaluator – TM Mai Araki
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Ryuichi Onoe

◆PHOTO
Award winners with the Toastmaster of the Evening TM Akemi Maruyama

October 17th, 2017 Keyforce Regular Meeting

◆TOPICS
We had 3 amazing speeches!

1. TM Asako Nakashima “Dear Investors”
CC#3 – Get to the Point

2. TM Chihiro Inoue “My Favorite Dangerous Food”
CC#3 – Get to the Point

3. TM Jason Shi “A Commencement Address an Law School of Todai”
CC #10 – Inspire Your Audience

◆AWARDS
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Chihiro Inoue
Best Evaluator – TM Masako Kuroda & TM Mai Araki
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mana Tanaka

◆PHOTO
Award winners with Toastmaster of the Evening Kasey Yawata

October 3rd, 2017 Keyforce Regular meeting

◆TOPICS
– Word of the evening “auspicious”
– We had 3 amazing speakers!

1. TM Preeti Gupta “Let’s Talk About Festival”
CC#1 – Icebreaker

2. TM Jason Shi “Please Vote for Me: A Legislator Campaign Speech”
CC#9 – Persuade with Power

3. TM Naoko Adachi “Pet Shops”
CC#9 – Persuade with Power

◆AWARDS
Best Prepared Speaker – TM Naoko Adachi
Best Evaluator – TM Mai Araki
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Akemi Maruyama

◆PHOTO
Winners with Toastmaster of the evening, TM Tommy Takabu.
Mai evaluated Naoko so it was a double award winning night!

September 19th, 2017 Keyforce Regular meeting

◆TOPICS
We had 3 prepared speeches from TM Asako Nakashima, TM Ryota Shimada and TM Yasunari Matsukawa!

◆PHOTO
After our regular meetings at Tokyo Women’s Plaza in Omotesando, we always have a social hour supper at a wonderful Italian restaurant downstairs.
The food, drink , atmosphere and hospitality is superb.
When you become president – you can get a special message every time, and it’s just for presidents.
How would you like to challenge out your leadership at Keyforce?
Special message is one part of the great reward 

UN CAFE
http://www.uncafe-tokyo.com/

August 22nd, 2017 Keyforce regular meeting

◆TOPICS
We had another fruitful regular meeting with 4 wonderful prepared speeches!

1. TM Ryota Shimada “Review of Titanic”
CC#5 – Your Body Speaks

2. TM Naoko Adachi “Job Hunting Tips”
CC#8 – Get Comfortable with Visual Aids

3. TM Atsuko Karakasa “Ayurveda – How fun it is!”
Speaking to Inform – Resources for Informing

4. TM Megumi Raphael Toyama “Madam I’m Adam”
Storytelling – The Moral of the Story

◆AWARDS
Best Prepared Speaker: TM Megumi Raphael Toyama
Best Evaluator: TM Masako Kuroda
Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Mari Kanno

◆PHOTO
Winners with the Toastmaster of the evening, TM Mai Araki

 

July 18th, 2017 Keyforce Regular meeting

◆TOPICS
– We had the induction ceremony for TM Masaaki Ito
Welcome to Keyforce!

– We had 3 speeches
1. TM Chihiro Inoue “New Style of Work”
CC #2 – Organize your speech
2. TM Ryota Shimada “The difference of Buddhism”
CC#4 – How to Say it
3. TM Ryuji Yokoyama “Little Red Riding Hood”
Storytelling #1 – The Folk Tale

◆AWARDS
Congratulations to TM Ryuji Yokoyama as the best prepared speaker!
His speech was about Little Red Riding Hood – in a new way of style in the 21st Century. We all laughed and enjoyed how he built up a new folktale from traditional to next generation!

◆PHOTO
Induction ceremony for TM Ito! We all pledged that all members will become a great support for his passion to improve public speaking skills!