Saturday, November 23, 2019

367th Meeting: Adaptability

Filcom International TMC
367th Meeting Summary
23rd Nov 2019

Filcom's 367th meeting was quite a serendipitous experience. Filcom was showered with a bunch of good news. One more champion came out of Filcom Factory in the form of CJ Rojas, who won the Qatar Talks Championship in Inspirational Category for the year 2019 and made every Filcomite proud. It was already a sought after meeting as Nisha Shivram was going to conduct an Educational Session on the ”Rules of the Game.” The icing on the cake was a privilege to welcome a guest from the USA with a triple DTM Crown.

Sergeant-At-Arms Fouad started Filcom's 367th meeting by reading out the club mission and meeting protocol. Right after, President Dennis formally opened the meeting and warmly greeted the guests. Then the floor was handed over to Qatar Talks 2018 champion, Toastmaster of the Day Joseph Amande, who introduced the theme "Adaptability” and made us realized that along with IQ n EQ, AQ is equally important. He then introduced our Triple DTM guest from USA Daniel Grundtner as the General Evaluator. DTM Daniel introduced the speech evaluators and role players for the night: Manij as the Timer, Michelle as the Ah-Counter, and Diana as the Grammarian.


Three Filcomites took over the reins of this segment. Nasser with his impactful speech"The Silent Killer" which implored everyone to take care of their parents. Swetha made everyone experience spirituality in a unique way of Raas Garbho with her speech "The Inner Circle". After Shwetha's dance packed speech Deepti presented her final project on HPL in her Path Persuasive Influence as "Connecting Dots"


Nisha Shivram conducted an educational session on the" Rules of the Game". She explained to all the aspiring speakers about crafting a winning speech and the do’s and don't s of an International Speech Contest.


2019 Qatar Talks champion CJ took the baton of the Table Topics Session. Five guests proactively took up the challenge of this impromptu speaking session. Salahuddin, Aala, Viji, Pawan, and JP.


Triple DTM Daniel as the General Evaluator introduced and called the evaluators: Stella, Nadim, and Alaa who gave their evaluations on their assigned speeches. Super-fast Leo gave a rapid evaluation of Table Topics. Thereafter, the role players delivered their reports and Daniel rendered his GE Report.

๐Ÿ†Best Speaker – Swetha
๐Ÿ†Best Evaluator – Stella
๐Ÿ†Best table topics speaker - Viji (guest)

Saturday, November 9, 2019

366th Meeting: Emojis

Filcom International TMC
366th Meeting Summary
9th November 2019

Sergeant-At-Arms Fouad started ๐Ÿ™ Filcom's 366th meeting by reverberating the club mission and meeting protocol. Right after, President Dennis formally opened ๐Ÿ”จthe meeting and warmly greeted ๐Ÿ™ all the guests. He then gave the floor to Toastmaster of the day Deepti Potnis, who introduced the theme "Emoji" ๐ŸŽญwhere she took everyone on a ride in the world of emoji-pedia ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿง๐Ÿ˜ฑ. Deepti introduced the role players for the night: Manij as the Timer, CJ as the Ah-Counter๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ™‰, and Diana as the Grammarian๐Ÿ—ฃ.


"Joseph is back" was the talk of the town๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บand as usual he came, he saw, and he conquered ๐Ÿ˜‡๐ŸŒˆ With his mega entry Joseph presented an educational session on "Evaluate to motivate"๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ ๐ŸŽ

Two enthusiastic Filcomites delivered their respective speech projects.
Stella the Stellar ๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŒŸ made everyone nostalgic by taking us down the memory lane and reminding us of Five types of friends we met in our high school ๐Ÿซ. Mighty Leo  CEO of A to Z Consulting group conveyed not so very good news in a very good way to his employees ๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ‘ฅ.


Shwetha, the Topics Master gave her own twist for this segment. It was this way or that way๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘‰. Indeed a roller-coaster ride๐ŸŽก๐ŸŽข Leo, Philip, Diana, and Dennis willingly volunteered to ๐Ÿคน juggle.


Stalwart Filcomite, Dr. Farooq took the baton ๐Ÿฅข๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿซ of Evaluation Segment. He introduced and called the evaluators, Nadim, and Dennis who gave their evaluation on their assigned speeches. Shyam also evaluated the Table Topics Segment and Table Topic Speeches. Thereafter, the role players delivered their reports ๐Ÿ“ and Dr. Farooq rendered his GE Report๐Ÿ“‹.

๐Ÿ†Best Speaker – Stella
๐Ÿ†Best Table Topics Speaker – Philip
๐Ÿ†Best Evaluator – Nadim
๐Ÿ†Best Segment Host – Deepti