Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thankful for Toastmasters – 11/23/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA TMs, Happy Thanksgiving! At yesterdayʻs meeting, Toastmaster Wen He asked “What are you thankful for?” Wen said today is not only a time to reconnect with family, but a time for reflection on what we are grateful for. … Continue reading

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Among Friends – 11/16/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA TMs, Last weekʻs meeting was expertly and smoothly led by Toastmaster Eddie Joseph, despite the last-minute change to a larger venue and a near-overflow crowd including 6 guests. One of the guests was Eddieʻs friend Ken, visiting from … Continue reading

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Taste of APEC – 11/9/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA TMʻs, APEC has come and gone! What kind of taste did it leave in your mouth—good or bad? The question that Toastmaster Jeff Esmond asked with regard to last weekʻs theme had more to do with what were … Continue reading

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Networking in Hawaii – 11/2/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA TMs, Last week, Toastmaster Harvey Rackmil chose “Networking in Hawaii” as the theme. Harvey said that so much of doing business, especially in Hawaii, is relationship-driven. (Who you know is sometimes more important than what you know.) Early in his career, Harvey … Continue reading

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