Posts in “Club news” category

Power pose

Last night’s meeting, 9th of August, Annabel delivered her Icebreaker Speech, telling us about her mind-opening family holiday in Sapa, Vietnam and her delightful university life in Dunedin. Keith spoke about his supportive communication style and also introduced us to three other communication styles: analytical, initiating, and direct. Finally, Jafar demonstrated to us how body ... read more.

Introduction, Body, Conclusion

Tonight’s meeting, 26th of July had an almost speech-like structure. Lulu delivered her Icebreaker speech in which she introduced herself to the club as someone who is curious and determined. Claire encouraged everyone in the middle of their Toastmasters journey to step up and participate in the upcoming Humorous and Table Topics contests. Finally, Clarence ... read more.

Humourous speech contest

Toast of Broadway Toastmasters club had our annual Humourous speech contest where our members can compete for the privilege of representing our club at the Area speech contest. The contest was run by our newest member Louise. Despite the fact that Louise had never attended a Toastmasters contest before, she ran the entirely thing so smoothly, ... read more.

Reverse meeting!

We spiced up our usual Toastmasters meeting format with a reverse meeting. This was Toastmaster of the evening Danielle’s idea and overall it went very well! As the title of the meeting suggests, a reverse meeting has the order of everything done backwards. We started with the President ‘Closing’ the meeting, followed by the General ... read more.

Passing the torch

Time flew by as each speaker presented their speech. Rishant brought us his perception of leadership – focusing on what he could learn from to change his leadership style. Jafar’s speech focused on how one can make money. His humour livened up the room. To quote “The person who says money doesn’t bring happiness hasn’t ... read more.

The one with meaning..

30th of July brought us a very thought provoking meeting at Toast of Broadway. Jafar spoke about the meaningfulness of life. Katie made us question the use of Artificial Intelligence, and how fast it is entering our lives. Sota spoke about a young Japanese Soft-Ball talent who has made waves in the US. Rishant presented ... read more.

A very visual evening

Our recent meeting on 18th June was a very visual one! Both Damian and Jon were presenting their Competent Communicator speech number 8 – ‘Get comfortable with visual aids’. Jafar and Rishant were using descriptive and emotive language so that we could all imagine and feel exactly what they were talking about. Table topics master ... read more.

Braving the rain

It was a rainy night for our Auckland Toastmasters club last night, but our members and guests decided to brave the rain and make it to our meeting. Good thing too, because it turned out to be an interesting and fun night. We had four fantastic speeches from Reuben, George, Yuan, and Pablo, three of ... read more.

A malicious evening indeed

The Toast of Broadway team (as well as our guests) were lucky enough to listen to thought provoking speeches that covered a wide range of topics, from moving to a vegetarian diet, moving on a skateboard, to moving to Mars! Yuan did an amazing job running Table Topics for the first time, asking us some ... read more.

Icebreaker evening

Last night we had a great meeting with some of our newer members doing roles for the first time. Both Katie and Rishant performed their icebreaker speeches, and did an amazing job too, we’re all looking forward to seeing what other interesting speeches that these two have in store for us. Before our prepared speeches, ... read more.