Improvise. Adapt. Overcome


TME: Syatrah Roslan, SR3

GRM: TM Syahnur Nizam

AHC: Wong Hui Ting, EC1

TMR: Pranika Lama, ACS, ALB

GE: Nabil Abd Kadir, CC



  1. Nazeem
  2. Era
  3. Angela


Thought of the Day

“Improvise. Adapt. Overcome- Bear Grylls”

Trying new things might be scary or frustrating but you could succeed if you improvise, adapt and overcome.


Word of the Day

Arduous (adj)

Involving or requiring strenuous effort, difficult and tiring.


  1. Climbing to the top of Mount Everest is an arduous journey.
  2. Deadlift is an arduous exercise.


Prepared speeches


  1. TM Aditia Salalu

L1P2A evaluated by Sharon Lim, PM1.

“My Trip to the Philippines”

During Adi’s trip to the Philippines, he learned about the need to be positive, to worry less and to be more confident.


  1. TM David Lim

L1P2B evaluated by Heidi Sia Rahman, CC.

“Plan, Prepare and Work Hard”

Growing up David dreamed of becoming the best badminton player in his school. He didn’t reach it at the time. However, giving up on badminton, and being taught karate from his father, he learned that the principles of karate was not just applicable to sports but applicable to the way of life. The 3 principles that David highlighted to reach any goal was to 1. Plan 2. Prepare 3. Work hard.


Following the prepared speeches was the Exco Briefing by Lai Ling Ling, CC.

At the end of the Exco Briefing was a short break followed by the Evaluation Session led by Nabil Abd Kadir, CC.

The best Evaluator Ribbon was won by Wong Hui Ting, EC1.



  1. Next Tuesday will be Town Hall at Brunei Speakers Club.
  2. Next Monday UBD Toastmasters will be having their elections.


Written by David Lim