Weekly Meeting Speakathon

Monday February 14, 2022 7:45 PM EST to 9:15 PM EST

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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: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

Theme and Word of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day Jim Barber, PM1
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day Open
3-5 minutes for a tech or leadership tip
Timer Open

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

Vote Counter Open
Speaker 1 Brian David Crawford, DTM
"42" Other Manual or Non Manual Speech: Custom Speech 5 to 7 minutes (evaluation form)
5 to 7 minutes

Introduction: BDC is practicing for the International Speech Contest.

Speaker 2 Nik Lakhani, DTM
"’Wow! Website’ that helps you grow your business" Presentation Mastery Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: Prepare to Speak Professionally (evaluation form)
18 – 22 minutes

Introduction: Today the scenario is that you are all attending an 18-22 minute training session that shows you how to use a ‘Wow website’ to grow your business. This is a taster for a half day training that helps you start creating your new website from scratch – into a visually stunning digital home that welcomes your prospective clients.It is an interactive session so get involved and participate. With a session titled  “‘Wow! Website’ that helps you grow your business” please give a warm welcome for Nik Lakhani from “Tech-Led-Growth”.    

Speaker 3 Open
Speaker 4 Pamela Benjamin, DTM
Presentation Mastery Level 3 Increasing Knowledge (evaluation form)
Speaker 5 Angela Heath, VC2
"Join me on Clubhouse" Presentation Mastery Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Persuasive Speaking (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: This is Presentation Mastery Level 3 Persuasive Speaking.  Angela will attempt to persuade OP members to join her in table topics on Clubhouse, Thursdays at 8:30 AM ET

Speaker 6 Open
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

General Evaluator Hector Cabrera Farjat, PI5
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Graham Cairns, DTM
Evaluator 2 Andriy Smolenko, CC
Evaluator 3 Open
Evaluator 4 Open
Evaluator 5 Open
Evaluator 6 Open
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 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

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