Every meeting should have a theme. Theme's add coherence and cohesion to meetings, giving various aspects of the meeting something to share common focus on. How do you come up with themes? This video shares a process I've been using for many years with great success.
I learned that lesson from one of my good friends and mentors Dr. Jeff Johnson, DTM.
Every Toastmasters club to which I belong embraces that philosophy. We make having fun an integral part of every meeting. My clubs have two success criteria: 1. Did we learn something? and 2. Did we have fun?
Two ways you can have fun is via having meeting themes and through Table Topics...
Want to have some fun with Table Topics? Here's a Table Topics Tip: ask "anti-theme" questions! What's that? This video explains.