Tag Archives: 2014

Mercury’s 15th Anniversary

It is time to party! This year we celebrate our 15th Mercury Anniversary! Thank you to all old and new members who contributed in founding, organizing or keeping the club in good standing, who took over leadership or organizational roles … Continue reading

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Oh Yes, We Do!

At our last meeting on the 1st of October, our always elegant member Violetta served as Toastmaster of the Evening. When preparing for her role, she asked herself what she should wear and remembered her T-shirt with “Oh Yes” on … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste a Day!

At our meeting on the 24th of September, our lovely Toastmaster of the Evening Johanna smoothly conducted the evening. She pointed out the importance of the CL manual and encouraged every functionary to receive a written evaluation for his/her role. … Continue reading

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Brent’s Article on Speech Structure in Toastmaster Magazine

Guess what? Brent Kerrigan, owner of Global Speechwriter and a long-time Mercury member, scored an article in this month’s Toastmaster magazine. Check it out!

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Enjoy the Beauty Around Us

At our meeting on the 27th of August, Toastmaster of the Evening Matthias began with the evening’s theme of “Gratitude!” He contacted the speakers in advance, introduced them wonderfully and made sure that the spotlight was on the speakers. The … Continue reading

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All We Need is Love

Johanna was our lively Toastmaster of the Evening of the meeting on the 13th of August. She encouraged us to always try out new things and get out of our comfort zone. She acted as a role model and did … Continue reading

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Evaluations, Evaluations, Evaluations

This Wednesday, Dyane lead us through the “gold mine” of Mercury. Presiyan Vasilev, the winner of the World Public Speaking Championship 2013 in which three thousand people from 112 countries participated, said, that he joined 6 clubs, he gave and … Continue reading

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Drinking Our Cocktails of Words

On Wednesday, with sunny weather outside, we decided to come to the Mercury meeting and drink cocktails of words. It was, once again, a lovely and relaxing evening. Mounia’s second speech told us about habit: the definition, the process of … Continue reading

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Khushi Taps Potential in Toastmaster Magazine

If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s a heads-up: The June edition of Toastmaster magazine features an article by Mercury’s very own club secretary. In Drum Roll, Please!, Khushi Pasquale reveals how she was motivated to tap her inner potential … Continue reading

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Speaking to inform, ignite, and inspire

Video excerpt from Dr. Myron’s experiment: Tolga used his second speech to ignite us: if you believe in you, others will believe in you. To highlight his point he shared Dr. Myron’s experiment from 1976 in which the speaker’s confident body … Continue reading

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