Public Speaking Course:
Why use Humor?
Are you wondering why you should even use humor in your presentation? You might
want to ask "Can't I just deliver my information and sit down"?
Of course you can
do it that way and most presenters do just that. The problem with that
is most people are not
effective public speakers, and don't use the skills from my public
According to Bob Orben, Special Assistant to President Gerald Ford and Former Director of the White House speech writing department, "Business executives and political leaders alike have embraced using humor because humor works. Humorous material has gone from being a great and admirable part of a leader's character to a mandatory one."
A survey of top executives who earned more than $250,000 per year was conducted by a large executive search firm. The survey results showed that these executives believed their communication skills were the number one factor that carried them to the top of their career. Mastering the skills taught in my public speaking course, using humor and other high-explosion techniques puts a fine polish on your skills which can help shoot you to the top of the speaking profession or any other profession.
There are many kinds of benefits you can derive from using humor. Keep in mind that these benefits only help you reach your ultimate purpose for making the presentation. They are not purposes themselves unless, of course, you are only interested in entertaining.
Using Humor is important because it:
Making people happy and changing lives is my favorite benefit. I get great satisfaction from knowing
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