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Adding Humor to your Presentation

Feb 09, 2023
A man who knew how to add humor to a presentation

 Adding Humor to your Presentation

"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing after all. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations, and resentments flit away, and a sunny spirit takes their place."  
- Mark Twain (that's him above, not looking particularly humorous) who really knew how to add humor to any speech.

What if you had a complete, easy-to-follow system for Adding Humor to your Presentation?

We're not joking! Keep reading to discover how acclaimed keynote speaker and award-winning humorist - IrishmanSpeaks Conor Cunneen will show how you can have 'em Learning AND Laughing so that your audience will leave with a Smile on the face, a Spring in step AND a great message. 

In just FOUR WEEKS, you will develop the ability to consistently CAPTURE and CREATE relevant humor to add to your presentations. 

The Net Result? You will better engage your audience,  communicate more effectively AND generate increased fees, repeat business and bookings.

"But I'm not a comic," I hear you say. Neither is your course creator - IrishmanSpeaks Conor Cunneen, but this lyrical Irishman makes his audience laugh (corporate, association, healthcare, financial services, oncology) because he consistently CAPTURES the humor around him and adds it in a relevant manner to his presentations. YOU can do the same.

Over the next few weeks and months (and hopefully longer) this blog will provide you with some down to earth good ideas to help you add humor to your presentation. This advice is suitable for anyone who presents at any level and wishes to add just a little humor to their speech. It doesn't matter whether it is a wedding, Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah, a eulogy, a celebration of life or of death. Humor helps lighten the atmosphere in almost all presentations.

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Groucho Marx reputedly said "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made." There are a few simple lessons re that quote. 1) It is funny 2) You can probably use it at some stage in some presentation 3) It is an example of how using appropriate quotes can add humor to your message - We'll show you how to find them as we go on AND 4) You can't fake funny. In other words, if you wish to make a funny presentation or put a few smiles on the face of your audience, it will NOT happen by chance. It does take a little effort. In forthcoming blogs, we will show you how to put a smile on the face of your audience and get high-fives from audience members.

Hope you find these blogs helpful. Stay safe and ...........

Keep On, Keepin' ON!

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Blog written by an Irishman, happily exiled in Chicago. Conor Cunneen is IrishmanSpeaks whose objective as a business keynote speaker and business humorist is to leave his audience with a smile on the face, a spring in the step and memorable actionable takeaways to improve the world just a little bit each day.

He hopes the ideas here will help you to write a funny speech or presentation and leave your audience with that smile on the face.


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