Using Humor

There is, perhaps, no better way to foster mutual respect, trust, empathy and a shared sense of community between a speaker and their audience than the use of healthy humor.

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Context and Humor

By Stephen Boyd | December 14, 2011

Using humor in a presentation is a challenge for most presenters. We are not comedians. Few of us can snap out the one-liners the way born comedians do. One way to make humor easier is to use the context of the speech.

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Use Humor In Your Next Presentation

By Stephen Boyd | April 30, 2006

You don't have to be a comedian to use humor in a speech.If you want to add a new dimension to your next presentation, consider the use of humor. Here are some methods to begin putting humor in your speaking.

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Develop Your Sense Of Humor

By Speaking Tips | February 16, 2004

The funny thing about humor is that it does a lot more than make people laugh. Among other things, it helps people to get acquainted, groups to bond into teams and strangers to feel welcome. Used correctly, it can improve performance, promote creativity, energize meetings and encourage positive thinking.

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