How To Improve As A Conference Speaker
Posted by Sara Jane on December 18th, 2019
They say it’s harder to make people laugh than it is to make them cry. So, whenever I get a chance, I visit comedy clubs so I can improve as a Conference Speaker. When you go to a club, don’t let your personal hang-ups keep you from learning from these experts in humor. Can you look past the swearing, the off-color jokes, and even the occasional novice who tries to embarrass you? If you can, you win.
The masters of comedy that I yearn to observe are the experts who allow me to relax, have fun, and to laugh—even at myself. Learn this magical technique and good
Year after year I decided against instructional design, consultant skills, and process improvement. Like a laser, I honed in on presentation skills. I ﬁnally left Corporate America at age 50. I was competent in only one area, and that was enough. An enlightening book has been written on this subject of focusing on your strengths. Now, the book: Discover Your Strengths, by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton, has been on bestseller lists for months, and I wholeheartedly recommend it. In this book, the authors paint the following scenario: A child comes home from school with a report card.
“But I don’t like Algebra, Dad.” “Doesn’t matter. You must get better at it. It’s your weakness.” What would happen if we brought in the tutor to help this young man further explore and develop his interest in Art, English, or Science? Who knows what future Picasso or Dickenson remains undiscovered?
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