Tag: humor

100 Public-Speaking Jokes to Add Humor to Your Next Speech
100 Public-Speaking Jokes to Add Humor to Your Next Speech presentation skills

​Want to make your audience laugh? We’ve accumulated over 100 icebreaker jokes, one-liners, and funny quotes to use in your next speech. Before we just give you these public speaking jokes, though, let’s start with a little warning. Stand-up comedians practice their routine over and over timing each punch line perfectly to get audiences to…

How to Make a Speech More Interesting 7 Presentation Ideas
How to Make a Speech More Interesting: 7 Presentation Ideas Free Public Speaking Tips, Podcasts

Want to make a speech more interesting? Want to elevate your presentation? Maybe you have written a great presentation, but now you want to make it phenomenal. These seven stellar presentation enhancers will help you make any speech more interesting. In this post, Doug Staneart breaks down his public speaking “Impact Ideas” that can be…

Metaphors, Similes, and Analogies The Special Sauce for Your Presentation
Metaphors, Similes, and Analogies: The Special Sauce for Your Presentation Masterpiece Free Public Speaking Tips, Podcasts

Metaphors, Similes, and Analogies are your secret weapon when you create presentations. I like to think of myself as a pretty good speaker and writer. I always hated English class in high school and college, though. So, I always got confused between what was a metaphor, what was a simile, and what was an analogy….

Remember Stories from Your Life to Insert into Presentations
Remember Stories from Your Life to Insert into Presentations Free Public Speaking Tips, Podcasts

This “remember stories from your life” post is part three of a three-part series about how to tell stories in your speech. In the first two posts, we talked about the value of stories. If you recall, statistics and data are forgotten quickly and lead your audience to play “Devil’s advocate.” However, stories build rapport…

Humor In a Speech
I Want to Be Funny-How to Add Humor to Your Speech without being a Clown Podcasts

Want to add humor to your speech? Quite often, when we are designing speeches and presentations for a professional audience, we discount the value of entertainment and humor. However, a good presentation should be both informative and entertaining. You have to have both. If you aren’t providing the audience with good information, then you’re wasting…