Interviews Humour

Speaking Funny! With Celia Delaney – 017

Feb 08, 2018

Being a professional actress, with a training business, Celia Delaney made a smooth transition into public speaking, but it wasn’t until she added humour into her presentations that her professional speaking career really took off.

Now, between speaking events, she can be found making people laugh with songs and jokes on the comedy circuit!

In this episode, we cover a lot of ground, and there are some fantastic tips for new, and experienced Speakers alike.

Only listen to this show if you want to make some serious progress with your speaking this year!

What you’ll learn

  • The four pillars you need to work on to become a great speaker
  • How to manage your state before speaking
  • Why you need to treat speaking as a heightened form of conversation
  • Why your content should be full of attitude.
  • How adding humour to your speaking can increase your bookings and fees
  • Why a Question and Answer session should be the last thing you do
  • How to make sure you can always answer the questions
  • Why MC and Speaker roles are totally different
  • Top tips for adding humour to your presentation
  • Why you should always have a notebook with you.
  • Top tips for becoming a paid professional Speaker 


Cracking Speech Mate – How to use humour to make you an amazing speaker – Sarah Archer     

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