How the Platform Professionals Keep 'em Laughin'
This is more than a joke book. It is a powerful link between a meaningful message & an entertaining address. It provides everything you need to know to skillfully weave humor through the fabric of your speech...from a few seconds to a full-blown presentation...in simple language & straight forward directions. Not only will you find over 2,000 specific examples of personal humor used by Doc Blakely & his colleagues in the platform professionals, but you will discover: The power of humor as a speech tool & or a form of therapy; How to make use of & differentiate the forms of humor; Where to find additional sources of humor; How to use humor with dignity; Step-by-step instructions for developing a humorous speech; How to deal with fear of using substantial humor; Recommendations on timing & rhythm in delivering humorous speeches; How to use visual humor; How to speak from notes or from memory; Fascinating rehearsal tips. Remember, leadership gravitates to the person who can talk. Audiences love & listen to those who can make them laugh. With the advice & selections from this book, you will begin to add to the firm foundation necessary to carry a message on the wings of humor.
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ABOUT DELIVERING A HUMOROUS SPEECH
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