Meeting on 25/05/2016
We had a memorable meeting on the 25th of May. Yernar Kossamanov joined to our club as an official member. There were four prepared speakers delivering different projects: an Ice Breaker, a soon-to-be Competent Communicator and two other prepared speakers. Each speech was unique. All of them brought their own piece of wisdom and food for thought. To find out more keep reading the articles on our website, watch videos on our youtube channel and leave your comments.
Our Ice Breaker Erkebulan managed to break the ice between him and the listeners telling about his inclinations and hobbies. That in turn shaped his mindset and played a major role in choosing a career path of a Math teacher. He demonstrated openness sharing the experience about the difficulties he faced during his study at Master’s course. A video from a social network motivated him to overcame that obstacle and let him to carry on. Erkebulan wished to achieve a Competent Communicator’s level. Congratulations on making your very first step forward towards your goal! Keep moving on with the same or even more interest and eagerness!
Next speaker Yernar delivered his second project about “The Legend of a Little Dragon”. It was about Bruce Lee’s biography. Bruce was a martial artist and a man, who broke the barriers. Bruce’s family kept him up when he was not able to walk and stand properly. That support let him to surmount the hardship time and continue his mission with even more courage and enthusiasm. By the end of the speech Yernar replicated Bruce Lee’s “Be Water” moral, which taught everyone to be flexible and adaptive to any situation.
Gaukhar Zhunussova presented her project #5 called “Morals and Manners” starting from the story taken from her childhood. Also she took an excerption from Johnston’s article where morals and manners were distinguished clearly. In contrast, Greeks and Romans considered them as the parts of a whole thing. In addition to that Gaukhar gave an example of Kazakhstani people who returned to the motherland and found it hard to adapt to the roughness of the local people. However, many of those people were kind deep inside. In conclusion, Gaukhar left us with a choice to remain rough outside and kind inside, or to be limited by good manners only or as Plato said to unite both.
Begzod conveyed his tenth project titled “Selling Yourself”. He shared different tips on how to get a dream job. Begzod provided clear illustrations of how people sold a calculator and a comb to a bold person in the most smart and creative ways. It was great to hear Nelson Mandela’s wisdom, which Begzod used to encourage not suitable interviewees: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again”. Begzod said about the factors influencing to choose the right candidate on job interviews. Conclusively, he presented us a video taken from the movie “The Pursuit of Happiness”, where the main hero demonstrated himself from the best perspective and got his aimed job despite all troubles he had before.
Yernur carried out the meeting as a Table Topics Master giving a speech about “Social Networks”. This topic was very relevant for the audience and there were a lot of volunteers who wanted to express their thoughts. Gaukhar Balkassynova shared her own tips on how she overcame her addiction to social network by reading and running.
Congratulations to Begzod and Gaukhar Balkassynova, who became the best prepared and impromptu speakers respectively, and Yernur, who was announced as the best evaluator!
Posted on: 04.06.2016, by : Aisha Maukembayeva