November 17th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Idiom of the Evening
To play it by ear

◆Table Topic Master – TM Asako Nakashima

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 3 great presentations!

1. TM Misao Konishi
“My memorable competition”

2. TM Akemi Maruyama
“Ignorant Consumer or Smart Saver”

3. TM Mari Kanno
“My Experience Writing a Compelling Blog”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Misao Konishi
Best Evaluator – TM Mamta Reid
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Hailan Huang

November 3rd 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Word of the Evening
Unpredictable

◆Table Topic Master – TM Mai Araki

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 3 great presentations!

1. TM Edgar Carlos
“It all started in a galaxy far far away”

2. TM Shinichi Hosoda
“Disruptive Mentor”

3. TM Mamta Reid
“Did you grow up in a treehouse?”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Mamta Reid
Best Evaluator – TM Jeffrey Anderson
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Kasey Yawata

October 20th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Word of the Evening
Freudian slip

◆Table Topic Master – TM Mari Kanno

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 4 great presentations!

1. TM Sachiko Nozaki
“How do you look?”

2. TM Mariko Misaka
“Dialogue in the dark and dialogue in silence”

3. TM Kasey Yawata
“Coronavirus Pandemic: Being a wake-up call to my life”

3. TM Akiko Yuge
“Speech and Jazz”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Akiko Yuge
Best Evaluator – TM John Pletts
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Masako Kuroda

A special thanks to our guest speaker TM Akiko Yuge, and guest evaluator TM John Pletts from Pioneer TMC.

October 6th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Idiom of the Evening
Dot the I’s and cross the T’s

◆Table Topic Master – TM Kasey Yawata

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 3 great presentations!

1. TM Hailan Huang
“My work and me”

2. TM Yoko Watanabe
“How to make your mentorship successful”

3. TM Masako Kuroda
“Triple W Leadership”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Masako Kuroda
Best Evaluators – TM Mariko Misaka
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mari Kinoshita (Spain TMC)

September 15th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Idiom of the Evening
A piece of cake

◆Table Topic Master – TM Naoko Adachi

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 4 great presentations!

1. TM Yuko Tanaka
“What is your ideal work style?”

2. TM Shinichi Hosoda
“The Diamond of Communication”

3. TM Mushtaq Bokhari
” ‘Leaders are born, not made?’ or ‘Leaders are made, not born?’ “

4. TM Kasey Yawata
“Controlling Your Fear”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Mushtaq Bokhari
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Akemi Maruyama
Best Evaluators – TM Atsuko Karakasa

September 1th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Idiom of the Evening
By leaps and bounds

◆Table Topic Master – TM Sachiko Nozaki

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 4 great presentations!

1. TM Asako Nakashima
“My communication style”

2. TM Masako Kuroda
“Triple W Leadership”

3. TM Rodney Reid
“Attitude is everything”

4. TM Mari Kanno
“Guided Art Tours: An Immersive Experience to Your Life”

◆AWARD
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Rodney Reid
Best Evaluators – TM Jeffrey Anderson, TM Mai Araki

August 18th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Word of the Evening
Fungible

◆Table Topic Master – TM Ryuuji Yokoyama

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 3 great presentations!

1. TM Ayako Yamamoto
“Early Bird”

2. TM Shinichi Hosoda
“Is that a dead duck?”

3. TM Mariko Misaka
“Message from the ancestors”

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Mamta Reid
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Mariko Misaka
Best Evaluators – TM Jeffrey Anderson, TM Mai Araki

August 4th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

◆ Word of the Evening
Restful

◆Table Topic Master – TM Jeffrey Anderson

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 3 great presentations!

1. TM Mushtaq Bokhari
“Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, The Scandal”

2. TM Mamta Reid
“Learning!”

3. TM Edgar Carlos
“Zoom Workshop”

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – TM Kasey Yawata
Best Evaluator – TM Ryuichi Onoe

July 7th 2020 KeyForce Regular Meeting

1st Successful Hybrid Meeting – thank you to all officers and members

◆ Idiom of the Evening
After rain comes fair weather

◆Table Topic Master – TM Raphael Toyama

◆Prepared Speech Session
– We had 2 great presentations!

1. TM Misao Konishi
“Tough Negotiation”

2. TM Masako Kuroda
“Power of Vegetable Soup”

◆AWARD
Best Table Topic Speaker – Machel Reid (Guest)
Best Prepared Speech Speaker – TM Masako Kuroda
Best Evaluator – TM Mariko Misaka