Tag Archives: Business Communications

May 18 2017 Meeting

Meeting Highlights

The keynote presentation for this special community outreach meeting was by Voyager Alan Hoffmanner on Communication Skills for Leaders.  Alan presented research on a spectrum of traits for leaders.

Returning guest Francisca R joined the club today. Welcome Francisca!

  • Theme: Virtuous Cycles
  • Toastmaster: Jerry M
  • Word of the Day: Skill
  • Guests: Thekkla R; Francisca R (returning); Joe S
  • First Timers: Luke E (Timer); Rene R (Greeter)
  • Most Improved: Maria F
  • Best Table Topics: Joe S (Guest)
  • Best Evaluation: Mark S
  • Best Speaker: Maria F, “My Faithful Trusted Companion”; Competent Communicator Manual Project #4

Club Business

The current Board’s term of office ends on June 30. Nominations for new officers for the July 1 – December 31 term are now open. Current Vice President of Membership Jerry M and current Treasurer Cynthia P are willing to serve for another term.  The remaining positions are: President, Vice-President of Education, Vice-President of Public Relations, Secretary, Sargeant-at-Arms.

May 11 2017 Meeting

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Mark S
  • Theme: “What it is, is what it is”
  • Word of the Day: Discover
  • First Timers: Rene R (Ah-Counter), Christina S (Greeter)
  • Most Improved: Aim G
  • Best Table Topics: Hal S
  • Best Evaluator: Karen W
  • Best Speaker:  Christina S; “I’m a Little Teapot”; Competent Communication #2

Club Business

Monday May 15: Virtual Board meeting on Zoom, 6-7 PM. The meeting is open to all club members. All you need to participate is a computer or phone. Get the Zoom Invitation Link from President Karen W or Vice President of Education Jerry M.

Thursday May 18: Community outreach meeting on Communication Skills for Leaders. The keynote speaker is Alan Hoffmanner. Invite your friends, neighbors and colleagues to this learning opportunity! The full press release is available at http://bit.ly/2qHbNoC

 

 

May 4 2017 Meeting

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Mark I
  • Theme: “I am”
  • Word of the Day: Ebullient
  • Guest: Gideon S (returning)
  • First Timer: Luke E (speaker)
  • Most Improved: Luke E
  • Best Table Topics: Christina S
  • Best Evaluation: Jerry M
  • Best Speaker: Luke E, “This is Luke”; Competent Communication manual project #1 – The Ice Breaker

Congratulations to new member Luke E for delivering his first speech! The theme for the May 11 meeting is “It is what it is!” Mark S is the scheduled Toastmaster.

Club Business

The next Club Officers meeting is scheduled for Monday May 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All club members may attend. This virtual meeting will be held on the Zoom web conferencing system.  A smartphone or computer with audio is needed to participate. Jerry M will email the Zoom meeting link to club members.

The Thursday May 18 meeting will be a special community outreach meeting on “Communication Skills for Leaders.” Please spread the word to your neighbors, colleagues and others. The full press release is available at http://bit.ly/2qHbNoC

April 27 2017 Meeting

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Cynthia P
  • Theme: Rice
  • Word of the Day: Impasse
  • Guest: Iliana C (returning)
  • First Timer: Christina S – Speaker
  • Best Table Topics: Terry H
  • Best Evaluator (tie): Terry H and Tim S
  • Best Speaker: Christina S, “Power of Life”; Competent Communication manual project #1 – The Ice Breaker

Club Business

Jerry M spoke about the May 18 community outreach meeting on “Communications Skills for Leaders.” The keynote speaker will be Alan Hoffmanner from AGILEdge. Read the full press release for our May 18 meeting at: http://bit.ly/2qHbNoC 

San Diego’s Voyagers Toastmasters Features Darren LaCroix

Meet the World Champion of Public Speaking

 

Darren LaCroix, 2001 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, will be at Voyagers,

Darren LaCroix, 2001 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, will be at Voyagers, one of the most dynamic and most experienced Toastmaster Clubs in San Diego County on Thursday, March 28th at 7:00am PDT.

This is your chance to meet Darren and find out a little of what it takes to become a World Champion speaker. In addition, you will have a chance to hear Mark Epstein as he delivers his local award winning contest speech… then be “evaluated” by Darren… helping him improve on his journey to the world title in August.

In 2001, Darren LaCroix, out-spoke 25,000 contestants from 14 countries to win that title. That 5-7 minute speech was just a benchmark. Since that victory, Darren has traveled the globe demystifying the process of creating a powerful speech. He has roused audiences in faraway places like Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Malaysia, and Taiwan with his inspirational journey from first-rate chump to first-class champ, proving anything is possible if you are willing to work for it.

Darren is known as the person who helps speakers launch their careers in professional speaking. His trademarked program Get Paid to Speak by Next Week® has helped many speakers launch their very first checks. He also supports speakers doing business coaching through his internet program, Get Paid to Speak TV.

More about Darren LaCroix at http://darrenlacroix.com/

More about Voyagers and Toastmasters
Voyagers Toastmasters improves your business communication, networking and leadership skills!

Voyagers Club #5315-5 is an active and dynamic Toastmasters International Club with a long tradition of excellence, professionalism, and enthusiasm. Over the 27 years of the club’s existence, members have grown into poised speakers, superior leaders, proficient managers and acclaimed authors. Club membership is diverse, including a mix of entrepreneurs, business leaders, consultants, students, retirees, educators, etc.

Guests are always welcome to attend and participate. To learn more about Voyagers and the Toastmasters organization, please visit http://voyagerstmclub.org or at Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/voyagerstoastmasters

Meeting Location

Thursday Mornings
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
2461 San Diego Avenue  – Café Coyote Meeting Room, ground level.
San Diego, CA 92110
Free parking underground.