The humor development technique covered in this lesson is very effective for uncovering comedy in unfunny topics. It is an excellent tool for keynote speakers, presenters, trainers, and seminar leaders who want to lighten up serious content.
Poking fun at yourself can produce the type of humor that makes audiences comfortable laughing. Self-deprecating humor is typically “safe” for audiences, giving you a higher percentage of participants responding immediately with laughter.
“But I don’t have any funny stories!” If this sounds like something you’d say, you’ll love this lesson. Learn a quick and easy way to “find the funny” in your life using Dave’s simple process so you’ll always have a story to tell!
Pauses in humor delivery are a critical part of comedic timing. Simple changes to cadence, sentence structure, and purposeful pauses can be the difference between getting no audience response, a chuckle, or a belly-laugh. In this lesson, learn a process you can use to maximize the impact of humor in your presentation!
Using dialogue in stories helps your audience feel that they are witnessing the scene in as it unfolds. Creating this effect brings a level of detail that can get an audience erupting into laughter when the funny is revealed.