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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Speech Contest – 03.05.2020

In case you missed it, we held our Silicon Speech, speech contest last night in good ol’ Conference Room C at Cross Campus. Members competed in the Table Topics contest with each contestant being asked to give their definition of the American Dream. At the end of the competition, Alex Schams was judged the winner …

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Meeting Minutes – 02.27.2020

Namaste! That was the creative greeting we used in place of the traditional Toastmaster handshake and it seemed to set the tone for a great meeting last night in the Boardroom at Cross Campus. Azita Sachmechian was our Toastmaster and she presided over 2 terrific speeches and an innovative round of Table Topics questions. Sam …

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