Date: 21st May 2019
The evening began with our acting SAA, Allen Ang, DTM, who opened up the meeting followed by guest introduction, there was one guest in total for the night, Sheryl Tong.
TME: TM Syahnur Nizam
TTM: TM Jocelyn Obina
TTE: Amran Jamaluddin, CC, CL
GRM: TM David Lim
AHC: Lai Ling Ling, PM4
T&T: TM Sophiana Chua
GE: Salih Jamaludin, CC
Toastmaster of the evening, TM Syahnur gave us all a food for thought with his thought of the Day. Reminding us to be mindful of what we eat when we break our fast during the Holy month of Ramadhan.
Word of the Day was Capricious (Adjective):
1.Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior: Impulsive, Unpredictable.
A child’s mood is capricious.
Prepared Speeches Session
There was a total of 2 prepared speeches.
The first speech of the night was a Level 2 project 1 speech by Hui Ting Wong, EC1. Evaluating her speech was Nabil Abdul Kadir, CC, ALB.
Speech Title: “My Three Pillars of Leadership”
Through Hui Ting’s journey as a Marketing Manager, she finally understood the definition of leadership and styles; in which she explained three types of leadership styles that reflected her own: Pace Setting Leadership, Bureaucratic Leadership, Coaching Leadership.
The Second Speech of the night was a Level 3 Project 2 by Rahmat Tarsat, CC, CL. Evaluating her speech was Allen Ang, DTM.
Speech Title: “Team Works”
Using visual presentation slides for her speech, Rahmat shared her experience working in a team of other students with different professional background and experience to complete her masters group assignment.
Our table topics session was administered by TM Jocelyn Obina, with the following Table Topics questions:
1.When was the last time you had solve a difficult problem. What was it. How did you do it.
Attempted by Aziman Nasir, ACB, ALB, who reached a consensus by agreeing with his wife to solve their child’s health.
2.When was the last time you announced some important news to your family or friends.
Attempted by TM Sze Wei when she recalled her sharing her university acceptance to her parents.
3.What motivates you to go work each day?
Attempted by TM Haryati Abd Ghafur who is motivated by her students to go to work every day.
4.Have you won best employee in your company? Your company is generous, they will give a reward, tickets for two and free accommodation or cash. Which do you prefer?
Attempted by Heidi Sia Rahman, CC, who will prefer to take cash to spend her holiday with her family.
5.What recent memory makes you smile?
Attempted by our guest, Sheryl where she shared the story of her daughter’s loose tooth, which was exchanged with $0.50 by the “tooth fairy”.
Table Topics winner: Haryati and her students motivating her to go to work everyday!
Best Evaluator for the night was Allen who gave a thorough evaluation on Rahmat’s prepared speech!
Congratulations to our best Table Topics, best evaluator and all speakers!
This Tuesday’s TME will be none other than, Rahmat Tarsat, CC, CL! Do join us for an eventful evening as there will be 2 prepared speeches + 1 workshop facilitated by Hilman Omar, CC.
Written by Wong Hui Ting
Photos by Sophiana Chua