Meeting Minutes – 05.20.2020

Hi Everybody, The science of sound, mama hens and Memorial Day were just a few topics explored at last night’s terrific Silicon Speech meeting. Marina Romanova returned to the role of Toastmaster after a two-year hiatus and proved she hasn’t lost a thing. First, she introduced our two speakers beginning with Sam Nazarian who gave …

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Meeting Minutes – 05.14.2020

Alex Schams lead last night’s meeting with enthusiastic pizzazz. He gave us a nice back story into how he fell into Toastmasters. Hint, it was a chance encounter with yours truly, SHAR McBEE! The meeting was kicked off with a bang. Marina gave us a speech to remind us that even with distance, technology will …

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Meeting Minutes – 05.07.2020

Mentorship was the theme that developed at last night’s Silicon Speech meeting which marked the triumphant debut of Lauren Clayton as our Toastmaster. She looked like she has been doing this all her life as she guided us through an action packed Agenda. Urja Nadibail, once again, brought the heat as Joke Master recounting a …

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Meeting Minutes – 04.30.2020

Maybe it’s life in quarantine or the endless hours of self-isolation but last night’s Silicon Speech meeting took a philosophical, introspective turn. It was a night of epiphanies! Things began with a joke by Urja Nadibail about being in high demand these days. Companies are actually calling her left and right. Armando Yee followed with …

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Meeting Minutes – 04.23.2020

Lights! Camera! Action! The gregarious members of Silicon Speech once again took to the internet last night to polish their on-screen performance skills. Lisa Bono set the tone with her Thought of the Day based upon the French word S.A.I.N. which loosely translates to that thing we’re all struggling to hold on to during these …

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Meeting Minutes – 04.16.2020

Hi Everyone, It was a fun meeting last night with the members of Silicon Speech, once again, showing their gumption and going the extra mile to improve their online communication skills. It’s great to escape the confines of self-isolation once a week and join the group which, these days, is only a click away. Alex …

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Meeting Minutes – 04.09.2020

Hi Everyone, Quarantine or no quarantine, the members of Silicon Speech moved forward last night in a never ending quest to become vocal ninjas in our current environment by polishing our online communications skills. Jon Wald was our Toastmaster and he did a great job guiding us through this week’s Agenda. Marina Romanova was our …

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Meeting Minutes – 04.02.2020

After what was, for some, another enervating day of self-isolation, it was great to get everyone together for another socially responsible, online, virtual Silicon Speech meeting. Governor Newsom would be so proud! Sam Nazarian served as Toastmaster and he skillfully guided us through an Agenda that included terrific speeches, insightful evaluations and thoughtful Table Topics …

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Meeting Minutes – 03.26.2020

It was another great Silicon Speech meeting last night, live and online! Luis Hurtado was our Toastmaster as we continued to show our indomitable spirit and polish our video skills. After sheltering in place for a few weeks, it’s always great to get the gang back together. I was the only speaker and I want …

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Meeting Minutes – 03.19.2020

Last night, Silicon Speech was live online with our first ever, virtual meeting! Everything went great with the exception of a few technical glitches which we’ll work out before next week. We jumped right into the action with no dilatory dallying around. My thanks to all who attended and made this work. Our Toastmaster, Alex …

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