Thursday, March 24, 2016

Next Meeting: 31 March 2016 - Workshop "Facts Tell, Stories Sell"

D'Utama Toastmasters Club is proud to bring you a workshop entitled "Facts Tell, Stories Sells". The workshop details are as follows;

Date / Day: 31 March 2016, Thursday
Time: 7:40PM to 10:00PM (Registration & refreshments starts at 7:15PM)
Door Fee: RM10 for DUTM Member, RM15 for Non-DUTM Toastmasters & RM20 for public
Facilitator: Johan Ooi (speaker's profile below)

Learning Points;
  • How to use stories in your presentation
  • Types of Story-telling techniques to engage your audience
  • Important elements in your stories
Facts Tell Stories Sell poster 1
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Facts Tell Stories Sell poster 2
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About the Speaker:
Facts Tells, Stories Sell speaker
Johan graduated with an Honors Degree from University Putra Malaysia in Bac.Mechanical Engineering. Having work for a local MNC for 8 years, he finally follow his passion and started Johan Speaking Academy with co-founder Ms Cherry Ho.

Johan is the guest speaker for Maxis in their nationwide SME Roadshows, speaking at lpoh, Johor, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu & Penang to more than 1500 participants. He has also spoken on stage for companies such as P1, Malaysia Association of Hotels, PIKOM, Royale Bintang Hotels, Exabytes, GTI Media, Digital Marketing Expo, BRANDS seminar, SME Accelerator Program and many more.

One of the highlights of his speaking career was sharing the stage with Malaysia's Fashion Icon Dato Bernard Chandran during an entrepreneur talk.

Johan started speaking at the age of 12 in a story telling competition in primary school. He won the competition. Later in secondary, he was representing his school in the debate team. While he has the ability to speak in front of people, he totally forgot about this during his college and university days.

And it was a forgotten thing for more than 16 years until he participated in various speech contests which includes humor, evaluation and international speech contest, where he was runners-up and also champion. In 2015 marks a great milestone for Johan, as he emerged champion for the international speech contest by Toastmasters International. He represented Pen.Malaysia to Las Vegas, USA to compete with the best in the world in the World Championship of Public Speaking in Aug 2015.

Johan believes in and encourages lifelong learning. He is now eager to impart his skills and knowledge in public speaking through public speaking and coaching sessions.He also teaches teens and kids public speaking to help build their confidence and communication skills to propel their career at a faster pace.

He has taught more than 600 kids from age 7 to 12 years old to speak on stage. Kids have spoken at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Mid Valley Exhibition Hall, Jungle Gym, Sunway Lagoon, BFM 89.9, lkano Shopping Centre, Gardens Theatre, Mid Point Shopping Centre and Jay a Shopping Mall.

Johan can be contacted at or

17 March 16 - Fail to Plan and You Plan to Fail

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D'Utama Toastmasters Club (#5912) conducted it's regular meeting on 17 March 2016. The meeting theme was "Fail to Plan...

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Next Meeting: 3 March 2016 "Feel The Fear. Do It Anyway."

Dear D'Utama Toastmasters and friends,

Our next regular meeting will be on 3 March 2016 (Thursday) at our regular venue of Room 1.05 Kolej Damansara Utama, starting from 7:30PM to 10:00PM.

Theme of the Meeting: Feel The Fear, Do It Anyway!
The Cast (as of 1 March 2016):
Toastmaster of The Evening (TME)
: Azlan Hateem
ASA1 (registration) : Jamaine Loo
ASA2 (call meeting to order) : Chee Fong Hoe
Teh Tarik for the Soul : Chan Yew Choong
Table Topics Master : Jo Chung
Table Topics Evaluator : Tan Kooi Ching
Humor Master : Marcus Loi
Ah Counter : Tanya Tan
Time Keeper : VK Choong
Language Evaluator : -- Vacant --
General Evaluator : Lim Bing Yee

Assignment Speakers Project # Evaluators
1. Clement Lo CC#4 (How To Say It) Allen Kam
2. Argustin MOK CC#9 (Your Body Speaks) Henry Fu
3. Chai Wen Lee -- To be advised -- Johnson Yike
4. -- Vacant --
- Hoo Sze Ling

Yours truly,
Azlan Hateem Abdollah
Toastmaster of the Evening (for 3 March 2016)