UPDATE: Ormoc City Percolators Toastmasters Club

Hello Perkies,

Good bye Feb-ibig. Let’s start marching forward this coming month.

We have recently submitted to the headquarters of Toastmasters International our club application. Wohoo!

It means we’re ready for the new phase!

Let’s meet and discuss on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 PM at Bo’s Café.

Hopefully all officers will attend.

Non-officers, you are encouraged to attend as well to contribute ideas.

Agenda of the meeting: Continue reading “UPDATE: Ormoc City Percolators Toastmasters Club”

Lectern versus Podium – who won the battle?

“Do you have a lectern?” I asked the staff. Judging from the looks on his face, he didn’t quite understanding what I was referring to. “You know, like a wooden stand where I can put my notes on top of it while I do my lecture…?”

“Ah… you mean a podium, sir?” he said as if he was awakened by a realization. Because I chose to obey my moral obligations that time, which is to be kind and tolerant to people who doesn’t know the difference between a lectern and a podium, I said yes without further explanation.

Lectern and podium, are they the same? They are often used interchangeably but they are different. Continue reading “Lectern versus Podium – who won the battle?”