Happy Festive and Happy New Year

President Opening Address Joint Meeting with MIM Toastmasters Club of Johor Bahru and Sacred Heart Toastmasters Club 8 Days Hotel, Permas Jaya Good evening. Sergeant at Arms, Mr Area Governor, Madam Presidents of MIM Toastmasters Club and Sacred Heart Toastmasters Club, fellow Toastmasters and honored guests, I used to dream everything in my life. I dreamed my exam results and I got them. I dreamed … Continue reading Happy Festive and Happy New Year

In Facing Adversities

President Opening Speech 308th Regular Meeting 11.12.13 How special this date is to you? To me, This date is more than special because 57 years ago, on this date, the number one person on my list was born. She is my mother. Fellow Toastmasters, ladies and gentlemen, That reminds me of the two mothers I met last weekend. I was in Kuantan, participating in an … Continue reading In Facing Adversities

Silence

President Opening Speech 306th Regular Meeting When my sister and I went to beaches, we usually went strolling very early in the morning to watch sunrise. Then, we would sit on the rock by the beach, heads on our knees, humming to the sound of the waves. What do you think we talk about between the two of us? Most of the time, it was … Continue reading Silence

Goals, Reminders and Evaluation

Goals, reminders and evaluation. Area Governor, CC Avtar Singh, fellow Toastmasters and guests. Good evening. What do goal, reminder and evaluation have in common? They are tools for success. They are tools to make daily lives meaningful. They are tools for a team like us to succeed. As a Muslim, I’m grateful that at least five times a day, I’m programmed to do all these … Continue reading Goals, Reminders and Evaluation

Devil’s Trill

This is my speech as Johor Jaya Toastmasters Club’s President in our recent Installation Night on August 24. It was a Joint Installation for three clubs including Sacred Heart Toastmasters Club and MIM Toastmasters Club of Johor Bahru. Installation Night Montage Area A4 Governor, CC Avtar Singh, Division A Governor, DTM Go Hwi Kueh, Immediate Past Division Governor, CC Ong Hong Siong, fellow club officers, … Continue reading Devil’s Trill

Miscommunication

President’s opening speech on August 14th. I am the first born in my family. My brother and I are three years apart. My sister and I are seven years apart. Yet, when we hang out, people always assume I am the youngest among three of us. Fellow Toastmasters, ladies and gentlemen, Today I’m going to share with you my opinions about bias perception, misconception and … Continue reading Miscommunication

Gratitude

Johor Jaya Toastmasters Club President’s inaugural speech in the first meeting of term 2012/2013, the 300th meeting. Fellow Toastmasters, ladies and gentlemen, Today I’m grateful. I’m grateful because I’m surrounded by great people and friends. I’m grateful that you trusted me to become your President. I’m grateful that Terrence’s words had came true – I have a team of exco whom are beautiful or handsome, … Continue reading Gratitude