Evaluation – the Powerhouse of Toastmasters | Michael J Clarke

On Monday Jan 30th 2017 the club took advantage of the fifth Monday in the month to hold a Strictly Speaking and Evaluation event. Michael J Clarke gave a masterly explanation of exactly why he considers Evaluation to be the Powerhouse of Toastmasters. We are delighted he has agreed that we can share it hereContinue reading “Evaluation – the Powerhouse of Toastmasters | Michael J Clarke”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | 28th April 2014

General Evaluator’s Report | 28th April 2014 “Velcro” A ripping good evening on Monday evening with a mix of old, new and recycled. As Toastmaster for the evening, Alison Kitchman led from the front, creating a high energy and enjoyable atmosphere from the start. Throw into the mix a wonderful piece of creativity and theContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | 28th April 2014”

International Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest | Club Contest Night

Last night was our Club Contest Night We held the International Speech Contest and the Evaluation Contest And what a fantastic night it was! Andrew Miller was a brilliant Contest Chair and Alison Kitchman carried out her role as Chief Judge brilliantly. The Counters (Andrea Pashley & Julie Gordon) and the Timekeepers (Michael J Clarke,Continue reading “International Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest | Club Contest Night”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 24th Feb 2014

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Monday 24th February 2014 Optimism Monday’s meeting served up yet another mixture of polished public speaking and on the spot oratory, interspersed with humour and insight. Tonight’s audience, slightly larger than usual, was boosted by the presence of 4 guests and this led us to make an extra special effort to ensureContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 24th Feb 2014”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 13th February 2014

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Monday 13th February 2014 “Rain and Rainbows” As ever, Monday’s dose of Toastmasters provided an excellent mix of humour, professionalism and some thought-provoking formal and impromptu speeches! Gail Powell was an excellent Toastmaster of the evening and chose the theme of the meeting “Rain and Rainbows”. Our three members delivering prepared speechesContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 13th February 2014”