341 – Little things matter
Minutes of the 341th meeting of Inner Universe Toastmaster Club
‘Little things matter” theme by TM Nancy Rojy
Minutes by TM Pratibha Tiwari
November 24th, 2019
This was another wonderful meeting which was creatively and intelligently steered by TME Nancy Rojy. ‘Bits and Bobs” was the phrase of the day introduced by TM Pratibha Tiwari, which was used frequently by the all TMs. Meeting was declared open by Acting President TM Namrata Pandey at 7:40 PM. The thought of the day was given by TM Namrata Pandey, who explained how small changes in our bhaviour and gratitude can bring happiness in our life. She also spoke about her personal experiences regarding how she felt these little changes made a huge effect.
TME started the meeting with quotes and examples of little things.
Prepared speeches were delivered by TM Vivek, TM Preetha, TM Ramakrishnan, TM Kumarappan, TM Asif.
TM Vivek gave his Pathways Icebreaker Speech. He spoke about his life journey from his early childhood to teenage, marriage, etc. His speech was evaluated by TM Jaykrishanan.
TM Preetha gave her L1-P1 Speech on “Tolerance”. She spoke about UAE’s history and celebration of Year of tolerance. Her speech was evaluated by TM Alok Mishra.
TM Ramakrishana gave his L3-P2 Speech on “Crazy Idiot”. He spoke about the crazy decisions he took in life and how learnt various lessons from them. His speech was evaluated by TM Yashashree.
TM Kumarappan gave his L1-P2 Speech on ‘The Imapct of social media on our society’. He spoke about positive and negative impacts of social media. His speech was evaluated by TM Pratibha Tiwari.
TM Asif gave his L5-P2 Speech on ‘Leadership skills’. He spoke about his take aways on leadership from the IUTM’s debate contest. His speech was evaluated by TM Nmarata.
Table Topic Master TM Rajan Tawade came up with an innovative way to conduct the table topic session. He gave four words to the participants and asked them to make a story. TM Sharjahan spoke on the words ‘speech,mentor,toastmaster,award’, TM Shafi spoke on the words ‘Teacher, school, prize, games’, TM Ramakrishana spoke on the words ‘ Moon,stars,sun,sky’, TM Pratibha Tiwari spoke on the words ‘Movie, Race, Hero, Villain’. TM Asif spoke on the words ‘Picnic,family,Europe,fun.’
The general evaluation was done by TM Shruthi Shetty. Her little and positive appreciation brought a huge motivational difference in TMs mind.
During the meeting TME’s creative game stole everyone’s heart.
The meeting was declared closed by the Acting President at 9:40 pm. She congratuled everybody for the 9DCP points achievement. Afterwards dinner was serverd.
Best Speaker: TM Ramakrishnan
Best Evaluator: TM Yashashree
Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Ramakrishanan
No of attendees: 18
Next Meeting: 8.12.2019
Congratulations to winners and all the role players.