Meeting minutes of May 27th, 2014

Meeting minutes of May 27th, 2014

Attendees: Member: 16 Guest: 4
Date: May 27th, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

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A young member spoke for the Thought of The Evening about his doubly
exciting accomplishments; one professionally and the other personally,
lighting up the attendees faces with smiles. One is his award winning
presentation at the annual meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan and the
other is his engagement. He particularly thanked the KF members for
inspiring and helping him with his public speaking skills. All
congratulated his great events.

The four Prepared Speeches were all unique and distinct in their own ways
under respective Toastmasters project, reflecting the club’s diversified
membership.

Three new guests visited and each played a part in the meeting in a
positive fashion.

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Opening Remarks & Welcome Guests TM Mariko Misaka
Thought of the Evening  TM Chao Liu
Word of the Evening  TM Mari Kanno   “rhetoric/rhetorical”
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening  TM Mariko Misaka

Grammarian TM Mari Kanno
Am-Uh Counter TM Akemi Maruyama
Timer TM Mai Araki
Vote Counter TM Chao Liu

Table Topic Session TM Taeko Hayashi

1st Speaker TM Fuyuki Kawano
Project #1 “The Ice Breaker”
Title “My personality”

2nd Speaker TM Chihiro Inoue
Project #2  “Organize your speech”
Title “Embracing the Introvert in You”

3rd Speaker TM Naonobu Minato
Project #3 ”Get to the point”
Title “Joy of Travel”

4th Speaker TM Kasey Yawata
Project #10   “Inspire your Audience”
Title “Power of Apology”

General Evaluator TM Mineko Hasegawa

1st Evaluator TM Masako Kuroda
2nd Evaluator TM Atsuko Karakasa
3rd Evaluator TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
4th Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya

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Best table topic speaker TM Akemi Maruyama
Best Evaluator TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Best Speaker TM Kasey Yawata

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Meeting minutes of May 13th, 2014

Meeting minutes of May 13th, 2014

Attendees: Member: 20 Guest: 4
Date: May 13th, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

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The meeting was conducted in an upbeat from the beginning to end.
Rolled off with a humorous but inspiring Thought of the Evening speech.

Followed by the witty Table Topic session and then four exciting Prepared
Speeches on a  variety of topics including a breathtaking winning speech of
the evening based on the speaker’s ultra-thrilling skydiving experiences.

Evaluation session was truly high level done by five veteran members led by
the General Evaluator.

The meeting was decorated at the end to the club’s great honor with the
Advanced Communicator Gold Ribbon awarded to the founder member.

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Opening Remarks & Welcome Guests TM Mariko Misaka
Thought of the eveing  TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Word of the Evening  TM Atsuko Karakasa    “allure”
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening  TM Ayah Kakinuma

Grammarian TM Chihiro Inoue
Am-Uh Counter TM Mari Kanno
Timer TM Akemi Maruyama
Vote Counter TM Mari Kanno

Table Topic Session TM Yasuyo Sato

1st Speaker TM Mai Araki
Project #4 How to say it
Title “My Journey of 1364km”

2nd Speaker TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Project #5 Your Body Speaks
Title “Come down from the sky”

3rd Speaker TM Arito Tokimoto
Project #9 ”Persuade with power”
Title “You can change your past.”

4th Speaker TM Mineko Hasegawa
Advance manual “Speaking to Inform”
Project #3   “The Demonstration Talk”
Title “Kashmir Shawl and Fashion in Europe”

General Evaluator TM Motokazu Kanokogi

1st Evaluator TM Masako Kuroda
2nd Evaluator TM Ann Sado Honjo
3rd Evaluator TM Taeko Hayashi
4th Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya

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Best table tppic speker TM Mariko Misaka
Best Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya
Best Speaker TM Ryuji Yokoyama

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Meeting minutes of April 15th, 2014

Meeting minutes of April 15th, 2014

Attendees: Member: 16 Guest: 4
Date: April 15th, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

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We had a fantastic KeyForce Toastmasters Club meeting with many guests! Very interesting Ice Breaker speech as well as the fresh and crisp speeches by other two young members and the special guest speaker. Amazingly, five guests visited the meeting; originated in Poland, USA, China and Japan.
They all contributed to the exciting and inspiring meeting with their witty answers or an entertaining speech.

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Opening Remarks & Welcome Guests TM Mariko Misaka

Word of the Evening TM Motokazu Kanokogi “Alert”

Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Taeko Hayashi

Grammarian TM Masako Kuroda
Am-Uh Counter TM Yasuyo Sato
Timer TM Atsuko Karakasa
Vote Counter TM Mari Kanno

Table Topic Session TM Kasey Yawata

1st Speaker TM Chihiro Inoue
Project 1: The Ice Breaker
Title “Buen Viaje”

2nd Speaker TM Mai Araki
Project #3 Get to the Point
Title “Inspired leaders start with WHY”

3rd Speaker TMChao Liu
Project #5 Your Body Speaks
Title “One day of Chinese Buddhist in Temple”

4th Speaker TM Takefumi Suga from Sakura TMC
Project #10 10.Inspire Your Audience
Title “Nonsense, Stupid, but Correct”

General Evaluator TM Arito Tokimoto

1st Evaluator TM Akemi Maruyama
2nd Evaluator TM Mariko Misaka
3rd Evaluator TM Mineko Hasegawa
4th Evaluator Audience

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Best table tppic speker Guest Ms Junko Nagao
Best Evaluator TM Mariko Misaka
Best Speaker TM Takafumi Suga

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Guest/Member Comments
Closing Remarks and Adjournment TM Mariko Misaka

Meeting minutes of April 1st, 2014

Meeting minutes of April 1st, 2014

Attendees: Member: 18 Guest: 4
Date: April 1st, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening Remarks & Welcome Guests TM Mariko Misaka

Thought of the Evening TM Motokazu Kanokogi
Word of the Evening TM Ayah Kakinuma “Alert”

Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Masako Kuroda

Grammarian TM Miki Saito
Am-Uh Counter TM Naonobu Minato
Timer TM Yasuyo Sato
Vote Counter TM Mineko Hasegawa

Table Topic Session TM Atsuko Karakasa

1st Speaker TM Mai Araki
Project 2: Organize your speech
Title”What I love about spring.”

2nd Speaker TM Mari Kanno
Project 9: Persuade with power
Title” Competency – The Iceberg Model”

3rd Speaker TM Shigetaka Kato (Cosmos TMC)
Title”A drean for 50 years”

General Evaluator TM Arito Tokimoto

1st Evaluator TM Kasey Yawata
2nd Evaluator TM Ann Sado Honjo
3rd Evaluator Audience

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Best table tppic speker Guest Ms Siam

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Guest/Member Comments
Closing Remarks and Adjournment TM Mariko Misaka

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The first meeting of the Toastmasters new year began with a burst of laughter from the April Fool fun talks of the club President and Thought of the Evening and Word of the Evening speakers.
Then the well organized Prepared Speeches successfully delivered by both a relatively new and a veteran members set a stage for the unique and inspiring contest speech delivered by a seasoned member from another Toastmasters club.

We all recognized the visiting speaker’s commitment and courage demonstrated in delivering a speech at another club’s meeting in an effort to mutually brush up Public Speaking and Leadership skills.
To our great pleasure, four guests attended the meeting and enthusiastically participated in the meeting agenda. The General Evaluator’s comments were as always amusing and comforting.
The meeting was satisfactorily handled by a pinch-hitting veteran Toastmaster of the Evening.

Meeting minutes of March 18th, 2014

Meeting minutes of March 18th, 2014

Attendees: Member: 18 Guest: 2
Date: March 18th, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening Remarks & Welcome Guests TM Mariko Misaka
Induction ceremony of TM Chihiro Inoue TM Ayah Kakinuma

Thought of the Evening  TM Chihiro Inoue
Word of the Evening Chao LIU “Elaborate”

Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Miki Saito

Workshop “How to Conduct Productive Meetings in Success/Leadership Program”
TM Ann Sado
Farewell Speech   “See you Again..”                 TM Rapahel Toyama

General Evaluation                                TM Naonobu Minato
Guest/Member Comments
Closing Remarks and Adjournment     TM Mariko Misaka

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A nice “Thought of the Evening” speech given by a new member right after her induction ceremony got the meeting off rolling smoothly and comfortably.

A one hour workshop “How to Conduct Productive Meetings” presented by the club founder and seasoned member turned out to be eyeopening, inspiring and extremely useful. Lots of credit to her.

The farewell speech delivered by one of core members was thankful, sincere, emotional
and memorable to all. But the members were made assured that the speaker would return to the club after his new job away from Tokyo was accomplished in a few years.

The out-of-the-norm sessions of meeting format were extraordinarily interesting and exciting.

Meeting minutes of March 4th, 2014

Meeting minutes of March 4th, 2014

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Attendees: Member: 18 Guest: 2
Date: March 4th, 2013
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Mineko Hasegawa
Word of the evening TM Kazuko Iwatsuki “rapt/rpature”
Grammarian TM  Ann Sado Honjo
Am-Uh Counter TM Fuyuki Kawano
Timer TM  Naonobu Minato
Vote Counter TM Mai Araki

Table Topic Master TM Akiko Yuge

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Kasey Yawata
Contest speech(English)
Title “Are you a glass half-full or harf-empty person?”

2nd Speaker TM Moto Kanokogi
Contest speech(English)
Title “Hip, hip, hurrah! Moomine break walls!!!”

3rd Speaker TM Atsuko Karakasa
Contest speech(Japanese)
Title “お・も・い・や・り”
Evaluation Session

[Farewell Speech]

TM Hiroko Yamakawa
Title: Thank you for inspiring me!”
TM Yanling Peng

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General Evaluator TM Chao LIU

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Best Table Topic Speaker:  TM Mai Araki

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At Business session, we decided as follows:

“Members approved of KeyForce subsidizing ¥1000 per person at
a welcome or a farewell supper and ¥500 each officer at a officers
meeting to discuss important club operational matters.”

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The meeting rolled off with a good seasonal Thought of the Evening speech
and carried on to the enjoyable Table Topic Session, both conducted by two veteran
Toastmasters.

Prepared Speech Session was set for the Evaluation from the Floor of three
Area Contest contestant speeches. Sharp and helpful evaluations and critiquing
heated up and went on beyond the allocated time unnoticed.

Parting speeches thereafter by two great members were very emotional. Both will be working in two different countries. We will all miss them while wishing them the best.

Overall, the meeting was productive and memorable, well managed by the seasoned Toastmaster of the Evening under the time constraint. Hopefully enjoyed by the two guests, too.

Meeting minutes of January 21st, 2014

Meeting minutes of January 21st, 2014

Attendees: Member: 20  Guest: 2
Date: January 21st, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Word of the Evening “Eccentric”    TM Yasuyo Sato
Thought of the Evening TM Fuma Bando
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening  TM Masako Kuroda
Grammarian TM  Ann Sado Honjo
Am-Uh Counter TM Miki Saito
Timer TM  Fuma Bando
Vote Counter TM Hiroko Yamakawa

Table Topic Master TM Kasey Yawata

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Mai Araki
Project#1 “Ice Breaker”
Title “Introducing  “Maiself”

2nd Speaker TM Miki Saito
Project#3 “The moral of the story” from Story Telling
Title “Get Success for My Life!!”

3rd Speaker TM Raphael Toyama
Project#3 “The moral of the story” from Story Telling
Title “Life is an Egg” 
Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Akiko Yuge

1st Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya
2nd Evaluator TM Atsuko Karakasa
3rd Evaluator TM Akemi Maruyama

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Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Best Evaluator: TM Rieko Ichiya
Best Speaker: TM Raphael Toyama.
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First meeting of 2014 opened with a positive and inspiring address by the club President heralded the beginning of the KeyForce’s exciting spring season.
“New Year’s Resolutions”, the theme of the meeting set by TME permeated through the entire program. Tabletopic Speech Session featuring “Dreams” was enjoyed in the
same vein.  Followed by three remarkably vibrant Prepared Speeches evaluated superbly by seasoned members. Wrapped up with an excellent General
Evaluation. On the side, members were made aware of the membership renewal approaching quickly.

Meeting minute of December 3rd, 2013

 

Meeting Minutes of December 3rd, 2013

Meeting minutes of November 19th, 2013

Attendees: Member: 17 Guest: 2
Date: December 3rd, 2013
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Induction Ceremony TM Mari Kannno

Word of the Evening “” TM Miki Saito
Thought of the Evening TM Mai Araki
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Arito Tokimoto
Grammarian TM Rieko Ichiya
Am-Uh Counter TM Chao Liu
Timer TM Masako Kuroda
Vote Counter TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Table Topics Master TM Mineko Hasegawa

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Fuma Bando
Project No.1 “Ice breaker”
Title “Nemo Challengu”

2nd Speaker TM Taeko Hayashi
Project No.10 “Inspire Your Audience”
Title “A little difference makes a big difference”

3rd Speaker TM Natalie Cemecka
Project#5 Advanced Communication Series “Storytelling”
Title “Bringing History to Life ”

 

Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Raphael Toyama

1st Evaluator TM Kasey Yawata
2nd Evaluator TM Yasuyo Sato
3rd Evaluator TM Ann Sado Honjo

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Best Table Topic Speaker: TM
Best Evaluator: TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Best Speaker: TM Natalie Cemeska

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”Succeeding the important business session as the starter, the Toastmaster of the Evening put the meeting in progress helped with his humorous talks. A fabulous Thought of the Evening speech by a new member right after her induction ceremony. Then came a timely Tabletop Speech session with questions of “Christmas gifts”. Three splendid Prepared speeches illuminated the meeting, which was adjourned after the President enthusiastic request to members for attending the  KF Christmas Gala set for December 17.”

Meeting minutes of November 19th, 2013

Meeting minutes of November 19th, 2013

Attendees: Member: 14 Guest: 2
Date: November 19th, 2013
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Word of the Evening “Part and Parcel” TM Chao Liu
Thought of the Evening TM Fuma Bando
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Akemi Maruyama
Grammarian TM Mariko Misaka
Am-Uh Counter TM Motokazu Kanokogi
Timer TM Yasuyo Sato
Vote Counter TM Chao Liu

Table Topics Master TM Ann Sado Honjo

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Yanling Peng
Project No.3 “Get to the point”
Title “Power Comes from Inside”

2nd Speaker TM Ayah Kakinuma
Project No.6 “Vocal Variety”
Title “Secret 80% ”

3rd Speaker TM Rafael Toyama
Project No.2 “Leave Them with Smile”
Advanced Communication Series “Humorously Speaking”
Title “Rome Report :A Moment of Silence”

Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya

1st Evaluator TM Arito Tokimoto
2nd Evaluator TM Atsuko Karakasa
3rd Evaluator TM Kazuko Iwatsuki

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Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Mariko Misaka
Best Evaluator: TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Best Speaker: TM Ayah Kakinuma & TM Raphael Toyama

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Although the number of attendees was rather small , the meeting was very fruitful controlled by well experienced TME.
We were very excited about the two guest’s decisions to join KeyForce Club at once.
We always most welcome the guests. Come and join us ! You will definitely have an exciting experience here at KeyForce.

Meeting minutes of November 5th, 2013

Meeting minutes of November 5th, 2013

 

Attendees: Member: 17 Guest: 3
Date: November 5th, 2013
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Word of the Evening “”    TM 
Thought of the Evening TM Fuma Bando
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening  TM Motokazu Kanokogi
Grammarian TM Chao Liu
Am-Uh Counter TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Timer TM Akemi Maruyama
Vote Counter TM Yasuyo Sato

Table Topic Master TM Rieko Ichiya

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Drian von Golden
Project #7 Research Your Topic
Title “Body Contact”

2nd Speaker TM Miki Saito
Project #10 Inspire Audience
Title “Age Diversity”

3rd Speaker TM Akiko Yuge
Project #10 Inspire Audience
Title “You Can Change the World”

4th Speaker TM Masako Kuroda
Project No.2 “Uplift the spirit” from advanced manual of Specialty Speeches.
Title “Let’s go to Malaysia”

Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Kazuko Iwatsuki

1st Evaluator TM Raphael Toyama
2nd Evaluator TM Mari Kanno
3rd Evaluator TM Kasey Yawata
4th Evaluator TM Ann Sado Honjyo

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Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Fuma Bando
Best Evaluator: TM Ann Sado Honjo
Best Speaker: TM Akiko Yuge

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The meeting, after the mid October one was rained out,  was a real excitement.
It began with the President announcement of our jubilant Christmas Gala scheduled for Dec. 17th.
Followed by a new member’s humorous Thought of The Evening speech.
Was carried on to a veteran Table Topic Master’s witty impromptu speech session filled with laughter over hilarious speeches.
Those uplifted the mood for four remarkably upscale and inspiring Prepared Speeches by seasoned members.
We all got excited by one of them about flying to Malaysia together to attend the TM World Convention next year.
What an animated meeting it was!