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Hook ’em with Humor: The Public Speaker’s Guide to Having Fun and Using Humor to Mesmerize, Fascinate, and Engage.
- How using humor grabs the audience’s attention, builds trust, and keeps the audience listening.
- The biggest obstacle to using humor.
- Bad humor advice and how to avoid it.
- Humor simplified and demystified.
- The only thing you need to do to get a laugh.
- Exercises to help you understand that ONE thing.
Each chapter contains several links to hand-picked blog posts that improve your presentation skills, engage and inspire your audiences, so you can develop and deliver the very best presentation possible.
In this article I explain how I developed The Laugh Generator Process and how you can use it to add humor to your speeches, presentations, stories, anecdotes and more.
Interested in becoming a great public speaker? Interested in using humor? Don’t listen to this advice from the Immediate Past President of Toastmasters International, Jim Kokocki, DTM.
These are the 7 Reasons (backed by research) why your next speech or presentation better have plenty of laughs or YOU FAIL.
In this article I explore the primary reason you need to consider adding more humor to your speeches and presentations.
In this article you’ll understand the near mathematical precision under which being funnier and humor operate. You’ll quickly realize exactly how you can learn to be A Funnier You.
Use this formula to become a riveting and highly paid speaker.
One technique for getting laughs in your speeches or presentations.
A look at why some people are funny and why some people aren’t; the reality of arrested development.
Understand and use this primary skill of being funny to get more laughs.
Being funny doesn’t have to be mystical or complicated. One theory of laughter involves using verbal “slight of hand” to trigger laughs from your audience.
A specific technique used by professionals everywhere. It’s called “engraving” and this is how you can use it to be funnier.
The simple truth is that being funny is a skill. To develop that skill you need to practice. Not a lot, just 5 minutes a day of specific focused practice.