Using Humor Effectively and Controlling Your Nervousness

Using Humor Effectively

Three people laughing. Integrating humor into your oral presentation helps enhance and maintain the audience's attention and interest. Here are some pointers for effectively incorporating humor into your presentation.

 

Controlling Your Nervousness

Most people are a little nervous when they speak in public. In fact, a little nervous energy can enhance a performance or presentation. It is important to control this nervous energy, however, so that it remains a positive motivating force rather than a debilitating one.

Man gasping and nervous.