At some point in life, you will have to go in front of the stage. At some point in life, you will have the spotlight even if it’s just for a moment. At some point in life, you will have to face a lot of people and maybe to persuade them with something. At some point in life, you will have to lead the pack. At some point in life, you will have to be a leader, either for the rest of your life or just for a moment. But either way, you will have to be ready to become a leader at any time, and it’s surprisingly fun.
Hey, guys! Jazz is here. And today, I want to talk to you guys about how it feels to be a club president in my club, in Achievers Agora Youth Club. But before we start, I think it’s best for us to talk about my first day at my club.
My First Day
Okay, so before this post was written, there is a post about how I ended up loving public speaking. You can check it out right here. You know, on the first day, I knew I had to be confident and stylish. So I used my favorite shirt and greet everyone. What I didn’t expect is that the members were very warm towards new guests. And not just that, the kids were really well-mannered. You can’t expect to meet kids like this every day (but maybe weekly).
And to my surprise, the members are more fluent and better at English than myself. I can say that I am one of the best at English in my school, but not in the club. It felt like I found my home, where I belong. And the first speech that I listened to in the meeting was extraordinary. I mean, one of the speakers went so philosophical. As I remembered, he compares life as the knight piece in chess. What it means was that life is unpredictable. The speech was astonishing and I forgot the speaker’s name.
But anyways, take a look at my picture when I won the impromptu speech on my first day (as I remembered it).
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And another win when I won the prepared speech session about me introducing myself.
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How I Was Chosen To Be A President
Okay, so our club was a Gavel club, which is a club affiliated with Toastmasters. But our supervisor decided to change the organization into Agora Speakers International. And because of the President had reached her presidency period, we had to re-elect the executive committee.
I was just sitting around in the meeting when our supervisor offered me to become a president. That was a one time opportunity, so I said yes. But it turns out that I was not the only candidate. There was a girl who wanted to challenge my presidency. So, the campaign began.
That was my opportunity to become a leader of an organization (well, club to be exact). I wouldn’t want to miss this chance, so I do my best to win the election and think forward to what I can do to improve my club. If I want to become a president, that means I have to be ready to be responsible for the club, that means I have to face the consequences.
On the election day, our battle had begun. It was time between two presidential candidates to prove their worth to become a president. But to be honest, my opponent was so good at persuasive speech that I could lose. I was worried that I could lose the election. But luckily, I won the election, and it was one of the best moment I have ever felt.
Here’s the picture, by the way:
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Yeah, what a nice pic
Well, that is pretty much the story I can remember. I don’t think that I should this article a quote. But if I have to, here it is.
Always move forward and take opportunities as much as you can.
By the way, I am sorry that I didn’t post an article on Saturday. I had to be ready for my last National Exam, which is on 2019, 8th April. And on the same day, I am going to Yogyakarta. I’ll make sure I’ll send you guys the picture and the story. Toodles!