Humour in a speech: 5 reasons you need it; 10 tips for using it
Manner of Speaking
AUGUST 3, 2020
Using humour is a great way for speakers to connect with their audiences. Victor Hugo said, “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” When you speak to an audience of dozens, hundreds or thousands, the effect is multiplied. THE BENEFITS OF HUMOUR. When used properly, humour is a powerful tool in any speaker’s arsenal because it has tremendous benefits: 1. Humour creates a bond with the audience. Speakers who use humour well come across as more sympathetic, more likeable.