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We’re back (physically)!

Since March 2020, pandemic and social distancing measures have affected the entire Toastmasters community worldwide. That was also the last time BVTMC toasted together (literally – it was a wine tasting special) in a physical meeting setup. Although Zoom and other videoconferencing apps have emerged as alternatives, we soon realized that nothing can fully emulate Read more about We’re back (physically)![…]

Pause When You Need It

Pause When You Need It By How Kah Hwee Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 04 February 2021 Pathways Manual, L1P2(B)- Evaluation and Feedback     Good evening fellow toastmasters. (Deep breaths, Long pause) Pauses are impactful in a speech, in a piece of music, and particularly, pauses are impactful in our lives. Read more about Pause When You Need It[…]

Art therapy as a tool

   Art therapy as a tool    By How Kah Hwee  Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 16 November 2020     Pathways Manual, L1P2(A)- Evaluation and Feedback     Introduction and Engage audience Good evening club president, toastmaster of the day, and fellow toastmasters. Can we have a show of hands who Read more about Art therapy as a tool[…]

Cero Miedo, Cero Miedo

Cero Miedo, Cero Miedo By Chew Yi Shen Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Monday, 19 October 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P2(A)- Evaluation and Feedback- First Speech General Purpose: Share with the Audience that you should dare to try something that you are fearful of. Specific Purpose: Audience will learn to take actions despite Fear Read more about Cero Miedo, Cero Miedo[…]

Back to Zero

Back to Zero By Chew Yi Shen Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Monday, 21 September 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P1 – Ice Breaker  General Purpose: Share with Audience on adopting the beginner mindset towards the skill you’re mastering despite being experienced. Specific Purpose: Audience will learn how to master a skill by adopting strategies Read more about Back to Zero[…]

Ice Breaker

Ice Breaker  By Krishna Mahesh Thacker  Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 3 September 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P1 – Ice Breaker    Mr. Toastmaster, Fellow Toastmasters and Welcome Guests, a very good evening to you. So, today is my first speech. When I started preparing for it, one thing that I kept hearing was Read more about Ice Breaker[…]

My Ongoing Journey Towards Happiness

My Ongoing Journey Towards Happiness By Sebastien Debarge, IP2 Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Monday, 17 August 2020 Pathways Manual, L3P2 – Inspire Your Audience     When I get my degree, then I will be happy… When I get my first job, then I will be happy… When I meet my partner, Read more about My Ongoing Journey Towards Happiness[…]

Bag That Dream Job

Bag That Dream Job By Chow Qian Yao  Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 6 August 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P3- Researching and Presenting    Qian Yao shared interview tips to land your dream job, which earned her Pathways Level 1 completion and also the Best Speaker in August open meeting! Want to listen Read more about Bag That Dream Job[…]