Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Sibling Bond and Its Influence On You: Toastmasters meeting February 19, 2014

Lani Abrigana was the ToastMaster this week, and she picked a very interesting theme regarding the affect of siblings on our lives. She gave us insights about how the unique sibling relationship shapes our lives. For example, things like birth … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Teacher, Mentor, Advisor or Coach – Toastmasters Meeting 2/12/14

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Toastmaster Tony Kayatani asked last week who most influenced us as we were growing up. For himself, he mentioned three wrestling coaches, most notably Terry Brands, who he met when he went to a wrestling camp in … Continue reading

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I Think – I Feel – I See! Which One? – Toastmasters Meeting 2/5/14

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, At last week’s meeting, Toastmaster Hieu Pham¬†talked about the power of the “I” statement, or taking ownership of our own feelings. Instead of saying “You make me sad,” for instance, say “I feel sad because you are….”¬†Using … Continue reading

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Who or What Do You Idolize in Life: Toastmasters Meeting January 29, 2014

Gaylord Oshiro was our toastmaster and he selected a very introspective theme for the meeting. Gaylord explained how he had attended a most interesting seminar which discussed four main idols that people have: 1) power, 2) approval, 3) comfort, and … Continue reading

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