The Laughter Lifeline: Surviving Your Speech With The Use Of Humor

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Do you dread speaking before an audience? Or are you a frequent speaker who wants to enliven your presentations? Either way, this book will help you overcome your nervousness and stimulate the audience by using humor. It covers the different kinds of audiences and how speakers can choose to present themselves. Also discussed are the different kinds of humor, how to select appropriate jokes and how to deliver them. In addition, the book contains several hundred jokes and quotes on a large variety of topics that ...
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Overview

Do you dread speaking before an audience? Or are you a frequent speaker who wants to enliven your presentations? Either way, this book will help you overcome your nervousness and stimulate the audience by using humor. It covers the different kinds of audiences and how speakers can choose to present themselves. Also discussed are the different kinds of humor, how to select appropriate jokes and how to deliver them. In addition, the book contains several hundred jokes and quotes on a large variety of topics that can serve as the basis for your own personal library of favorites.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425729400
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/4/2007
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 1,007,733
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Leilani E. Allen, Ph.D, is President of Summer Point Consulting. She has worked in the information technology field for over 25 years, providing strategy, business improvement and technology assessment services. During that time she has given seminars and presentations at over 50 conferences, and has been an invited speaker and keynoter at conferences in the United States, Europe and Australia. In 2002 she was named a Faculty Fellow at the School of Mortgage Banking. . She is noted for her engaging style, which she teaches to others in her course: Interactive Presentation Techniques.
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