The Confidence Catch 22 for Using Stories and Humour in Speaking- 224
If you want your talks to stand out, inspire, entertain and be more memorable, then you need to use stories and humour.
Getting the right stories together and crafting appropriate jokes are the first thing you need to get right, but that doesn’t guarantee things will go the way you want. That’s because there is another issue that I see tripping people up in this area, and often they’re not even aware that they’re doing it.
That’s what I want to cover today.
I’m going to share exactly what this problem is and also show you what you need to do to stop it from sabotaging your success.
What you’ll learn:
- Why you should consider using stories and humour in your talks.
- What you need to think about when choosing your material.
- The trap that many speakers fall into when using stories and humour in their talks.
- How you can influence the audience reaction to your talk by the way that you’re thinking about it.
- Why you could be teaching your audience not to laugh and what to do instead..
- The connection point between an analogy and your message and why it needs to be strongly made.
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