Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 8th April, 2019

Time for something sweet The main purpose of Toastmasters is to get you out of your comfort zone, try something new without worrying about the outcome and discovering latent skills.  This philosophy gets applied in a number different areas, not just standing up at the front and doing a prepared speech. Tonight one of ourContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 8th April, 2019”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 28th January, 2019

One of the biggest thrills I get in Toastmasters is hearing Icebreakers speeches, someone’s first go at a prepared speech is the most important one they do.  Simply put, it can be seen as their initiation into Toastmasters and this meeting we had 2. On top of that, it was brilliant to see so manyContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 28th January, 2019”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 23rd July, 2018

A new team but an experienced Toastmaster equals a good combination for our second meeting of the new Toastmaster year. I was looking forward to the night, we had 3 speakers, a first timer on the table topics and every indication was that it was going to another brilliant night. I was not mistaken! AsContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 23rd July, 2018”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 14th May 2018

Our Sergeant at Arms for the evening, Evan Williams, started the meeting aplomb for the first time in this role at 7 o’clock, and handed over to our Toastmaster for the evening, Lianna Cairns, who ran the meeting with both fun and efficiency throughout; it was also Lianna;s first time as Toastmaster for the eveningContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 14th May 2018”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 9th April 2018

What a great night once again. The theme chosen by our ToastMaster for the evening Bridget Pearson was: Embrace the change Onboarding our new members Just prior to this meeting the Doncaster Speakers Committee had met and had agreed on testing out an idea to help new members ‘ease’ in to the club and getContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 9th April 2018”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 12th February 2018

Upon entering the room, I was greeted by the hustle and bustle of excited Toastmasters and several guests. Debra Kershaw – the club’s VP Membership, Maria Orlovic and Andrew Miller were hard at work to ensure that guests had signed the guest book and all had seats. By 7pm when the meeting started, there wasContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report Monday 12th February 2018”