Quick, easy and fun steps to enliven your presenting skills with proven techniques from the world of stand-up comedy.
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Learn 7 Comedy Habits to be a better public speaker, consistently funnier and help rid the world of boring presentations!
This courses teachings, as referenced in Inc, Forbes and featured by Prezi as one of the 5 best online training courses for presenters, outlines easy to apply steps from the world of standup comedy to improve your presentation and public speaking skills, using one of the most powerful tools available to us: Laughter.
What students are saying about it:
?A little gem of actionable hints and tips?
?Anyone who communicates with others – literally everyone – would benefit from this course to make his/her message more effective?.
?Not only the course is very useful but it is hilarious! I recommend it to any one pitching a project or a business idea. Great way to differentiate yourself.?
Top business speakers are using humor.
They are developing laugh lines using the same process as comedians.
You don’t need to be a natural comedian to get laughs.
We de-construct the process from standup comedy into 7 Habits and show you how to translate them into public speaking skills for the world of business. These 7 Comedic Habits are aimed at helping you deliver a more memorable, entertaining and engaging presentation, every time.
Whether you are a seasoned presenter or someone with a real fear of public speaking these easy to apply steps will help you stand out from the crowd. These techniques are being applied by numerous TED talks, start-ups, entrepreneurs, keynotes, interviewees and professional speakers to further engage their audiences and we take you through how to do the same.
There are step by step assignments following each section that will help you develop your comedic writing styles and delivery methods. This is further supplemented with engaging viewing material from a number of TED talks and business presenters on the covered areas. This includes an impromptu performance by Robin Williams and video of my own jokes at some of California’s top comedy clubs highlighting the techniques covered in the course.
Most presentations are really boring. With application of these habits yours will not be!
These techniques will your make presentations more engaging and entertaining by:
Teaching you stand-up techniques that work in public speaking contexts.
Showing you how to craft your key message into a memorable and humorous story.
Showing you to extract the funny and build it into joke structures through comedy writing techniques
Preparing you to test these jokes and stories on live audiences
Showing you techniques used by comedians to overcome stage fright and improve your delivery
Instructing you on how to open and close strong, make a great and funny first impression while getting laughs every time
Teaching you how to evaluate performances and identify which comedic elements should be added to your presentations
Teaching you how to manage an audience and hold their interest