Public Speaking Course:
Why use Humor?
You might ask why you should add humor during your
speech? You might be wondering "Can't I just deliver my information and sit down"?
You can do it that way if you want to and most presenters do. The problem is most people are not
good speakers, and they do not use the skills taught in 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 have embraced humor because humor works. Humor has gone from being
a great and admirable part of a leader's
A survey of top executives who were earning more than $250,000 a year was
done by a large executive search firm. The survey found that these executives believed their communication skills were the number one
factor that carried them to the top. 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
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 helps you do the following:
This is my favorite benefit. I get great satisfaction from knowing