Minutes of the 298th meeting of Inner Universe Toastmaster Club
Good Morning theme by TM Nader Gohary
March 19th 2018
It was a refreshing meeting as TME TM Nader created a Good Morning Venue, great learning experience as we had combined meeting with NMC chapter club with 5 outstanding prepared speeches. Meeting started at 8:00pm.
Young cheerful Sergeant at arms TM Md. Aslam opened the meeting reading out the Toastmaster International mission and urged the participants to refrain talking from Taboo topics of politics, religion and sex. He invited President TM Rasheed and TM Ashit Korgaokar to start the meeting.
Presidents from both the club TM Rasheed and TM Ashit Korgoakar opened the meeting as two of the club having friendly meeting. They were happy to see DTM Rajan after 10 years. They also gave the overview regarding the Pathway and called TM Nader Gohary to steer the meeting.
Good Morning said the TME TM Nader which is the theme of the meeting. He joyfully explained it as the new start of the day , new opportunities to chase the dreams with positive attitude and experience which will paint your day with beautiful memories and he highlighted don’t take anything for granted and called upon the role players.
Thought of the evening by TM Rajshekar shared his thought on desire where according to Buddha desire is the cause for all the misery, Sage Vasista When you desire for the thing and receive, it will cause pleasure.
Greet Master TM Aslam, Timer TM Gaurav, Ah Counter TM Seema , Grammarian TM Rasheed, Quiz master TM Shruthi, Word Master TM Ashit all performed their role to the best.
TM Harsha in her Project 6 chose the topic “Indian family vacation” which always starts with planning where to go. She narrated how it always ends up to a local place e.g. Goa to compromise the need of all the family members. She humorously informed about the hotel booking, luggage packing, shopping for friends, relatives and neighbor and the ladies who pack homemade food along with them. She recalled an incident when they left camera at hotel and how much they missed treasuring the memories for facebook. She concluded with though its stressful in working out for family vacation but nothing will matter when everyone are together, evaluated by TM Ashit Korgoakar.
TM Uma Devi spoke about Travelling in her Project 2, she opened her speech with think beyond the horizon as travel opens up wonders of the world, it brings people closer and connects. She gave an example of Astronauts when they see from space they don’t see any border, during travel you will understand the culture, sensitivity, it broadens your mind and notice formula for happiness as people are happier with less things. She concluded with travelling it will help you to create your own identity, evaluated by TM Rasheed.
TM Mini Kripal chose Positive affirmation in Project 2 she says we have to retrain our thinking to positive pattern by saying consciously and choosing words, self-talk, and internal dialogue to improve our life. If we pay attention to our thoughts every time we complain, become angry, victimized yourself this doesn’t mean you are bad person, people are learning that our thoughts create experiences. You can choose to change by consistently practicing positive affirmation to be healthy, happy and also every area of life, evaluated by TM Haneef.
TM Alok’s project 8 title was Eurekha moment of energy sector. He spoke about shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy resources he says 600 years ago wheels are created now we cannot imagine the world without wheels . We have learned to make fire and explore various source of energy. More than 60% of the energy is from fossil fuel but it also created pollution, global warming, ill health. For the suitable living it is best to increase the use of renewable sources. He gave example of Dharmal a village in Bihar which made their own electricity, evaluated by TM Mohammed Asif.
TM John Surya gave his Project 9 about giving opportunities for young generation as he explained about their TED EX events preparation, hard work involved from junior and senior students but all of a sudden the show got cancelled. He gave an example of organization setup by his friend at early age and also about Malala who fought education for girls. He urged elder generation to remove ignorance and encourage. Evaluated by TM Rajshekar.
TM Haneef conducted Table topic session where he chose topics like
1.What you liked the most in UAE? 2. What is most valuable to you peace or money? 3. What is your biggest achievement in UAE?
TM Rajan, TM Aloris, TM Ashit shared their thoughts in the table topic session.
TM Nader concluded with role. Taking over the control both President said combined meeting is always great for bondage, networking. President Rasheed shared the achievement of PROACTIVE CLUB AWARD and thanked all the members for all the support, team work and closed the meeting.
Dinner served at 10:00 pm.
Best Speaker : TM John Surya
Best Evaluator : TM Ashit Korgaokar
Best Tabletopic: TM Aloris Dias
Date : 19.3.2018
Next Meeting : 1.04.2018
Congratulations to winners and all the role players.
with Best Regards, Shruthi Shetty Secretary Inner Universe Toastmaster Club