Minutes Amid the agitation of the COVID-19, we held our regular meeting online for the first time. The meeting timetable was shortened and only limited number of roles were assigned. Everyone was a bit confused to attend this unique style of a meeting. In Table Topics Session, Y.S asked some questions on the COVID-19. Everyone seemed to be affected by it in some way, but I was really relieved to see their face. One of the most interesting questions was "Do you think the President Trump saying 'China virus' a problem?" It is now affecting not only our health, but our [...]
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21st March meeting canceled Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. Visionaries officers have decided to cancel our next meeting on 21st March, considering the situation of COVID-19 corona virus. Instead, we'll hold an online meeting! It will be our second time to do it, but what will happen...? Please make sure you take care of yourself. 3/21例会はキャンセルいたします こんにちは、Visionaries TMC会長のY.Tです。 役員会議を行い、コロナウイルスの状況を鑑みて、3/21の例会はキャンセルすることにいたしました。 代わりに、オンラインでの例会を開催いたします。2回目の開催となりますが、どうなるでしょうか。。。 みなさま、くれぐれも感染予防に努めてください。
Online meeting Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. As I have announced in the previous article, we canceled our next meeting on 7th March, considering the situation of COVID-19 corona virus. But instead, we tried an online meeting for the first time! We used an app called ZOOM and found that the meeting was far better than we expected. There were some noises due to the network condition, but we could find bear comparison with our on-sight meeting. Online meeting is easier to join for busy members, so it might be good idea to use it together with [...]
7th March meeting canceled Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. Visionaries officers have decided to cancel our next meeting on 7th March, considering the situation of COVID-19 corona virus. 21st March meeting is expected to be held as usual. We'll make announcement again. Please make sure you take care of yourself and looking forward to seeing you all in the 21st meeting. 3/7例会はキャンセルいたします こんにちは、Visionaries TMC会長のY.Tです。 役員会議を行い、コロナウイルスの状況を鑑みて、3/7の例会はキャンセルすることにいたしました。 3/21の例会は通常通り開催予定ですが、改めてご連絡いたします。 感染予防に努めて、21日にお会いできることを楽しみにしております。
Announcement about up coming meetings Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. Considering the epidemic of the new corona virus, we have decided a policy for up coming meetings as the follows: No socialisation parties for up coming meetings We will avoid socialisation parties until the threat of corona virus ends or weakens. We will decide when to resume it considering the situation. Avoid attending the meeting with if you have a suspicion of infection Following the guideline announced from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, please avoid attending the meeting if you have any suspicion of infection. We [...]
Area Contest 2020 Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. We had the Area Contest yesterday. Our contestants were me for English contest and another Y.T for Japanese contest. And the result was... we both won the third position! It was a very high quality contest as all speakers made great speeches. Although I was in a third place, I'm really satisfied with it. Everyone who contributed to this contest, thank you very much!!! The first place winners is going to compete in the Division Contest on 15th March. If you have time, let's cheer them up! Got [...]
Minutes We didn't have any guests in the yesterday's meeting. Although we'd like to have many guests, a meeting without any guests makes us relaxed. In the Table Topic Session, K.M asked questions about Tokyo Olympics, Corona virus , and Global warming. All questions were very timely and close to us. All members could think of their own answers easily, so it was a very nice session. In the prepared speech session, we had three speakers. K.F made a speech about SDGs. He introduced what SDGs is and shared how we can contribute to it. It made us conscious to our life, [...]
What is contest speech? Hello everyone, this is Y.T, President of Visionaries TMC. February 16th is the Area Contest. The Area Contest is a contest which around 5 clubs compete with each other on speeches. The winner can have a chance to participate in the International Contest. Contest speeches are different from the speeches done in our regular meetings. You need to design it carefully with a concrete tactics. The followings are the important points: Big gestures! Speak up! With well controlled tone. Share the lesson you can learn from your personal experience dramatically! I have put some of the world [...]
Minutes I'm sorry for my late update... Last weeks' meeting were full of guests, we got 4 guests! I hope we welcomed the guests with warm and friendly atmosphere. The more the atmosphere gets warm, the happier we get. In the Table Topic Session, H.M asked philosophical questions about "Happiness", such as "What does 'happiness' mean for you?" or "What can a society do for you to increase your happiness". Although the questions were so difficult, all speakers did their best to deal with it to reply. In the prepared speech session, we had three speakers. K.M made a very interesting [...]
Who runs a club? The main place of Toastmasters activities is each club. There are 16,800 clubs in total around the world and about 200 clubs in Japan. Then, who runs the clubs? Today, I'd like to introduce the Officers who run the clubs. Each club has 7 officers. They are elected in every June and operates the clubs for a year from July. Details of each officers is as the follows: ・President Defines club vision or mission. Although the President does not have any specific tasks, he/she should make an opening remark in each meeting and be a face of [...]