Online Presenters Meeting

Monday August 30, 2021 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

Online Evaluation Forms can be found here:

Theme and Word of the Day

Theme – Magic

WOD – Illusion

Member Inductions Ceremony

Toastmaster of the Day Kim Leaming (guest)
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Timer Donna Knight

For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

Ah Counter Lukas Calafell, IP5, SR2
Grammarian Graham Cairns, DTM
Watcher Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Chat Monitor Laura De Anda, DTM
Vote Counter David F. Carr, DTM
Speaker 1 Angela Heath, ATMB
"The Authority Triangle: True & False Thought Leadership" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – First Speech (evaluation form)
5-7 minutes

Introduction: In these times when everyone is considered an “expert”, Angela will show us the difference between true thought leadership and fake thought leadership. Purpose: The purpose of this project is to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. This is the first speech.

Speaker 2 Tricia Smith, PM3
"Communication Styles" Visionary Communication Level 2 Learning Your Style: Understanding Your Communication Style (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: Communication Style determines the results of whether communication is effectively delivered and gets the desired result. There are different Communication Styles that can be used based on Communication strengths, personal characteristics, and situational needs. What are the different Communication Styles and how they can be used? How can they be applied to different situations? Listen on for better understanding…

Speaker 3 Rosena Duncanson, VC1
"The beauty of Recalculating" Visionary Communication Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Connect with Storytelling (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: Rosena will complete the project of storytelling by sharing a experience when she had to “Recalculate” on a journey.

Backup Speaker 1 Open
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

Prospective Member Speeches

Topics Master Andrew Bern, DTM
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.
Each Table Topics Speaker  Green: 1  Yellow: 1:30  Red: 2

Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

General Evaluator Andriy Smolenko, CC
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Lieceng Zhu, CC
Evaluator 2 Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Evaluator 3 Richard Durling, DTM
Each evaluator  Green: 2  Yellow: 2:30  Red: 3

General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.

Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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