Public Speaking Presentations - Callbacks

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If you refer to a word or phrase you mentioned earlier in your presentation, that's a callback. If the previous material was poor, the callback will show your willingness to tease yourself, which is an admirable quality the audience appreciates. Another thing that might happen , that is just as good, is that one or more of the audience members might make the connection and do the callback for you.

Public Speaking: Callbacks

Great Public Speaking

If you refer to a word or phrase you mentioned earlier in your presentation , that''s a callback. If the previous material was poor, the callback will show your willingness to tease yourself, which is an admirable quality the audience appreciates. Another thing that might happen, that is just as good, is that one or more of the audience members might make the connection and do the callback for you.

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Public Speaking: Callbacks

Great Public Speaking

If you refer to a word or phrase you mentioned earlier in your presentation, that's a callback. Another thing that might happen, that is just as good, is that one or more of the audience members might make the connection and do the callback for you. It works well if the previous piece of material got a good laugh or if it was a groaner.

Public Speaking : Callbacks

Great Public Speaking

If you refer to a word or phrase you mentioned earlier in your presentation, that's a callback. If the previous material was poor, the callback will show your willingness to tease yourself, which is an admirable quality the audience appreciates. Another thing that might happen, that is just as good, is that one or more of the audience members might make the connection and do the callback for you.

Speeches from Film: Up in the Air

Manner of Speaking

Humour and a callback to the previous backpack that he did set on fire. A callback to when he asked us to put on the first backpack and feel the straps. Up in the Air is a great film. Essentially, it is about our commitment in life: at work; in our families; in a relationship.

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Book 4 of 52 in 52: TED:ology by Akash Karia

Speak and Deliver

Personalize your talk using callbacks. Speaker, Presentations Coach, Well-Known Toastmaster, and my friend, Akash Karia , has made quite the splash over the last few years in the industry.

The Paul Lynde Show

Humor Power

Well connected with the audience, he engaged several audience members in the show, and kept the show fresh with a number of callbacks resulting from his chatting with the audience. The Paul Lynde Show is playing afternoons at Bally’s Las Vegas. It’s a fun show and I recommend it. Impersonator Michael Arington plays Lynde in a show which is mostly biographical. Arington has the voice and the gestures mastered.

Observational Humor — Case Study #130

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A good twist of a callback.). Interesting twist of a callback. It’s time for another Observational Humor Monologue presented at the end of a meeting. We will look at the set-up for the joke. Then we will look at the joke and what makes it funny. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting. before the monologue was presented.). A speaker said that giving free speeches is a good way to build your. speaking business.

Observational Humor — Case Study #48

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A topper and a quick and unexpected callback.). A triple which sets up a punchline which is a callback.). Inserts a callback to switch a classic joke.). This is a triple that sets up a callback. Here’s an Observational Humor monologue from a Darren LaCroix humor workshop in Las Vegas. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the workshop.). Darren mentioned that he is a very physical, high-energy speaker (which is true).

Observational Humor — Case Study #48

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A topper and a quick and unexpected callback.). A triple which sets up a punchline which is a callback.). Inserts a callback to switch a classic joke.). This is a triple that sets up a callback. Here’s an Observational Humor monologue from a Darren LaCroix humor workshop in Las Vegas. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the workshop.). Darren mentioned that he is a very physical, high-energy speaker (which is true).

Are you stagey or spontaneous?

Speak Schmeak

The leader (and his group with occasional callbacks) had a patter that clearly had been repeated many times. On Saturday night, at Hollywood and Highland, the most lively corner on Hollywood Blvd.,

Observational Humor — Case Study #111

Humor Power

A callback and self-deprecation.). Here’s another Observational Humor monologue. Learning to use Observational Humor adds a fresh touch to your prepared speeches. Audiences love in-the-moment humor. We’ll look at the set-up, the joke, and then examine what makes the joke tick. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). Several of our speakers were limping, for different reasons, as they walked to the platform.

Observational Humor — Case Study #108

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And then I indicated that I was just kidding by using a callback referring to the technique of exaggeration. Here’s another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of ameeting. We’ll look at the set-up, the joke, and what made the joke work. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Ryan, the nomination chair, said that filling the list of officers for the upcoming election was like pulling teeth.

Observational Humor — Case Study #47

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The topper is a callback.). Here’s another monologue and analysis. It was presented at the end of a Toastmasters meeting. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). Our club President opened the meeting with a toast. We had two guests who appeared to be about 16 years old. Ryan and David are two members in their early 20s. Our emcee for the evening announced the meeting theme: “Kicking Bad Habits.&#.

Observational Humor — Case Study #47

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The topper is a callback.). Here’s another monologue and analysis. It was presented at the end of a Toastmasters meeting. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). Our club President opened the meeting with a toast. We had two guests who appeared to be about 16 years old. Ryan and David are two members in their early 20s. Our emcee for the evening announced the meeting theme: “Kicking Bad Habits.&#.

Observational Humor — Case Study #41

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And a good topper using a callback.). Here’s another Observational Humor monologue which is presented in the Reverse Question format. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened at the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). A speaker said you could tell a carnivore from a herbivore by looking at their teeth. Our Area Governor, Karen Lewison, was present at the meeting. The joke is that she attends meetings only when we’re serving cake.

Observational Humor — Case Study #109

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A callback to the Pick-a-Winner closing to Bobby’s speech.). Here is another Observational Humor Monologue delivered at the end of a meeting. I’ll give you the set up, followed by the punch line. And then we’ll briefly look at why the joke was funny. . THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). In her speech Melanie said “In my family I’m the quiet one.

Observational Humor — Case Study #102

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Good callback. It’s that time again. Another Observational Humor Monologue. Let’s look at the set-up, the joke, and what makes the joke work. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). I was surprised by being assigned an impromptu Table Topic, “Can anyone learn to use humor?” ” I shouldn’t have been surprised, since I didn’t have an assigned role.

Observational Humor — Case Study #51

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Some simple callbacks. Callbacks liking things in common between Darren and me. Here is an opportunity for you to see and hear an Observational Humor monologue presented on January 25, 2010. It was delivered at the end of a program, “Good to Great — Speech coaching with Patricia Fripp and Darren LaCroix.&# This was a special event sponsored by PowerHouse Pros Toastmasters Club. Here is what Patricia Fripp and Darren LaCroix said about the humor: “You ROCKED.

Observational Humor — Case Study #51

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Some simple callbacks. Callbacks liking things in common between Darren and me. Here is an opportunity for you to see and hear an Observational Humor monologue presented on January 25, 2010. It was delivered at the end of a program, “Good to Great — Speech coaching with Patricia Fripp and Darren LaCroix.&# This was a special event sponsored by PowerHouse Pros Toastmasters Club. Here is what Patricia Fripp and Darren LaCroix said about the humor: “You ROCKED.

Observational Humor — Case Study #42

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But in this case it was a callback line that I couldn’t resist.). Here’s another observational humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered). Normally the Observational Humor part of the program is introduced by the Master Evaluator.

Observational Humor — Case Study #88

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I inserted a good callback into a routine speech opening. Here’s another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. I’ll provide the set-ups first, what inspired the jokes. Then I’ll give you the joke and some brief comments on what made it work. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). A speaker suggested we tell other people, “I’m so proud of you.” ” 2.

Less-Is-More and Permission

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I received the trophy, waited for the applause to die down, and stepped forward and said in a low-energy way, “Wow.&# It received a big laugh since it was a callback to the other speaker’s remarks. We often have beliefs that lead us down the wrong path when deciding whether or not to use original humor. We often want to be funny so badly that we think it’s a good choice to use every humor idea we can think of.

Observational Humor — Case Study #38

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is more of a surprise and a stronger line. - “Couldn’t see the top of my head&# is a silly line that really makes no sense, but is a fun and unexpected callback that received a strong laugh.). Here is an Observational Humor Monologue presented at a Fripp Speaking and Presentation Skills School. Patricia Fripp is a world-class speaking coach. The next Fripp Speaking School is November 14-15 in Las Vegas.