Good fun last night and sit back and just listen to a meeting rather than help deliver it.
I was grunt counter and found the ah counter form very useful to structure my listening. I did notice the usual ah..umm..err, but also dragged word like "soooooooooooooo we all need to stop over thinking", which under pressure … Continue Reading ››
Growing Cranfield Speakers Club beyond the university.
I found this Evaluation of an Advanced manual project very stimulating and educational. The speaker was John who is a seasoned member of Toastmasters and Cranfield Speakers. John took joint Best Speaker Award and I took joint Best Evaluator.
First something about John's task
Facilitating Discussion: The Problem Solving DiscussionObjectives: a) Discuss … Continue Reading ››
The theme of this meeting was New Year resolutions one months on. To keep with the theme as Table-topics master I looked up pages from Internet on resolutions and goals etc. I then used a text analyzer to generate keywords. I removed a few that were silly. Originally I intended to let … Continue Reading ››