Category Archives: Competent Leadership (CL)

Club roles that require some preparartion, such as joke master, table topics master, etc

Competent Leader CL

1) Competent Leader by June 2014

set May 2013
  10 of 10
ProjectProgress
Listening10/10/2013
Critical Thinking12/06/2013
Giving Feedback11/12/2013
Time Management10/07/2013
Planning and Implementation26/2/2014
Organization and Delegation14/05/2014
Faciliation23/4/2014
Motivation
Mentoring
Team Building26/03/2014

Grunt Counter at Northampton Speakers

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 ››

Evaluator -10th June 2015

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 Discussion Objectives: a) Discuss … Continue Reading ››

Table Topics: Power of four words

The power of four!

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 ››

Table-topics Evaluator @ Cranfield Speakers 25/6/2014

#CranfieldSpeakers, #Toastmasters, #TopicsEvaluator Maxime presented a very well thought out, prepared, and delivered Table-topics session last night. I was very hard-pressed to evaluate it and find strong recommendations. Maxime had picked up Maria's (Toastmaster of the Evening) theme on World Seafaring day (image credit: http://www.imo.org/About/Events/dayoftheseafarer/Pages/Day-of-the-Seafarer-2014.aspx ) to set us all on a nautical adventure. Jim had to … Continue Reading ››