1001 Humorous Illustrations For Public Speaking
Humour is one of your most powerful tools as a speaker. With hundreds of anecdotes on dozens of alphabetically arranged topics, from "Accidents" to "Worship", this book provides original material to help season your messages and keep your audience attentive....
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Humour is one of your most powerful tools as a speaker. With hundreds of anecdotes on dozens of alphabetically arranged topics, from "Accidents" to "Worship", this book provides original material to help season your messages and keep your audience attentive. 411 pages, from Zondervan.
You have something important to say. Are you sure your audience is listening? Clocks start ticking in the minds of your listeners the minute you begin your presentation. These clocks measure the amount of time you have to interest them before their attention wanders elsewhere. Could be three minutes. Could be thirty seconds. But make your audience laugh and they forget about their clocks. They are too busy listening. Make them laugh and they will listen. Humor is one of your most powerful tools as a speaker, and 1001 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking lets you wield it with power. Michael Hodgin has compiled hundreds of humorous anecdotes on dozens of topics and brought them together in one book. From "Ability" and "Accidents" to "Work" and "Worship," Hodgin's illustrations are arranged according to topic and indexed to help you quickly find the perfect anecdote. The book also provides space to record the times and places you use each illustration, so no one will hear you tell
Drawn from a broad array of sources, the topics in this useful guide range from Ability and Acceptance to Words, Work, and Worship. Illustrations are categorized, alphabetized, and indexed for ease of use. Also features space for recording speaking times and places.
Michael E. Hodgin is the author of 1001 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking and 1001 More Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking. He edits The Pastor's Story File and Parables, Etc., two newsletters for pastors and public speakers. He lives in Platteville, Colorado.