SlideShare une entreprise Scribd logo
1  sur  18
Télécharger pour lire hors ligne
As you navigate through your public speaking
career, you will learn from failures. You will
learn your strengths, what resonates well with
different audiences and how to truly captivate
your audience.
Comedians are a group of people who are forced
to learn these things very quickly. Unlike public
speakers, they risk the chance of being booed
off the stage instead of simply being met with a
few people walking out of a theatre.
Here are four lessons that
public speakers can learn
from stand up comedians.
1

Create a Story that Your Audience
Will Appreciate.

2

Learn from The People You Admire.

3

Work the Room Before Hitting the Stage.

4

Comedians Hustle.
You Have to Hustle Too.
1
Create a Story that Your
How Comedians Do it:
When a comedian crafts their jokes, they don’t target
the entire world. They target a specific group with a
specific point of view and focus on truths, biases and
opportunities to challenge or reaffirm the audiences
hostilities and prejudices.
1
Create a Story that Your
How to Do it yourself:
No matter what size the audience is, always aim to
connect with them. Understand the audience and
strive to deliver a presentation that will provide them
with the value they need to leave the presentation
feeling as if they learned something.
1
Create a Story that Your
REMEMBER:

The target audience is arguably the most
critical factor in writing successful material.
2
LEARN FROM THE
How Comedians Do it:
The best comedians learn from the best before them
and study their craft. They recognize the importance
of studying the greatest in order to understand the
dynamics of good jokes and audience reactions.
2
LEARN FROM THE
How TO Do it YOURSELF:
The best public speakers have thousands of YouTube
videos online of them presenting at events and
conferences around the world. Spend a few hours a week
watching them perform and study everything from their
delivery, to their stage presence, to the way they interact
with the audience.
2
LEARN FROM THE
REMEMBER:
These folks are ahead of you for a reason: they’re
doing something you’re not. Studying their craft
and understanding their success will help you build
your career.
3
WORK THE ROOM BEFORE
How Comedians Do it:
Most comedians starting out work the crowd
beforehand. Its an easy way to handle hecklers,
because the individuals they’ve built rapport with
will often jump in and help mute them. It’s a simple
tactic but it’s also one that’s helped ensure that the
delivery of jokes are appropriate for audiences.
3
WORK THE ROOM BEFORE
How TO Do it YOURSELF:
Never hit the stage without having a conversation with one
or two people in the audience first. Strive to build rapport
with this person and you’ll feel confident knowing that
they’ll come save you if things go wrong.
3
WORK THE ROOM BEFORE
I disagree.

REMEMBER:
In business settings, a heckler is different from a heckler
in comedy. These people don’t scream, “you suck” from
the back of the room, instead they raise their hand and ask
you questions that add nothing to the conversation or
simply tell you they disagree without reason.
Be prepared to handle them.
4
COMEDIANS HUSTLE.
HOW COMEDIANS DO IT:
Seinfield is known as one of the greatest comedians of all
time. Outside of his amazing standup routines, he is also
known for working harder than anyone else in the business.
People say that Jerry Seinfield studied comedy more than
anyone else, got on stage more than anyone else and spent
more time writing than anyone else.
4
COMEDIANS HUSTLE.
HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF:
Work hard, understand the art of the hustle and be truly
dedicated to your craft. Hustling will help you to generate
a consistent revenue stream from being paid to speak.
4
COMEDIANS HUSTLE.
REMEMBER:
It’s rare for even the best public speakers to express that
they have “natural ability”. They will tell you that they
worked hard at their craft and studied the best.
Natural ability might get you to first base but hard
work will let you get home.
ROSS SIMMONDS
www.rosssimmonds.com

@TheCoolestCool

Contenu connexe

Tendances

Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You
Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around YouDiscover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You
Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around YouAnkur Tandon
 
The Designer's Guide to Startup Weekend
The Designer's Guide to Startup WeekendThe Designer's Guide to Startup Weekend
The Designer's Guide to Startup WeekendIryna Nezhynska
 
10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation
10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation
10 Things your Audience Hates About your PresentationStinson
 
Work Hacks : Body Language
Work Hacks : Body LanguageWork Hacks : Body Language
Work Hacks : Body LanguageInterQuest Group
 
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same Slide
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same SlideFive Killer Ways to Design The Same Slide
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same SlideCrispy Presentations
 
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager.
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager. 10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager.
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager. Weekdone.com
 
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased ProductivityIulian Olariu
 
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating PresentersWhat Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating PresentersHubSpot
 
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons Learned
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons LearnedHow NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons Learned
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons LearnedWeekdone.com
 
The Future of Everything
The Future of EverythingThe Future of Everything
The Future of EverythingCharbel Zeaiter
 
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee Feedback
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee FeedbackStatistics On The Importance Of Employee Feedback
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee FeedbackOfficevibe
 
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotcopr.co
 
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...Noojee Contact Solutions
 
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Statscontently
 
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More Customers
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More CustomersThe Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More Customers
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More CustomersDigital Surgeons
 
People Don't Care About Your Brand
People Don't Care About Your BrandPeople Don't Care About Your Brand
People Don't Care About Your BrandSlides That Rock
 
The Art of Picking a Co-founder
The Art of Picking a Co-founder The Art of Picking a Co-founder
The Art of Picking a Co-founder Guy Kawasaki
 
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!DesignMantic
 

Tendances (20)

Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You
Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around YouDiscover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You
Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You
 
The Designer's Guide to Startup Weekend
The Designer's Guide to Startup WeekendThe Designer's Guide to Startup Weekend
The Designer's Guide to Startup Weekend
 
10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation
10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation
10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation
 
Work Hacks : Body Language
Work Hacks : Body LanguageWork Hacks : Body Language
Work Hacks : Body Language
 
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same Slide
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same SlideFive Killer Ways to Design The Same Slide
Five Killer Ways to Design The Same Slide
 
10 Ways to be a Marketing Genius Like Lady Gaga
10 Ways to be a Marketing Genius Like Lady Gaga10 Ways to be a Marketing Genius Like Lady Gaga
10 Ways to be a Marketing Genius Like Lady Gaga
 
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager.
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager. 10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager.
10 ways to build stronger, more successful teams. Be a better manager.
 
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity
24 Time Management Hacks to Develop for Increased Productivity
 
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating PresentersWhat Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters
What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters
 
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons Learned
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons LearnedHow NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons Learned
How NOT to Run Your Company – Lessons Learned
 
The Future of Everything
The Future of EverythingThe Future of Everything
The Future of Everything
 
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee Feedback
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee FeedbackStatistics On The Importance Of Employee Feedback
Statistics On The Importance Of Employee Feedback
 
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco
24 Productivity Habits of Successful People - by @prdotco
 
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...
How to win on the customer experience battleground; where businesses are won ...
 
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats
25 Need-to-Know Marketing Stats
 
The Hierarchy of Engagement
The Hierarchy of EngagementThe Hierarchy of Engagement
The Hierarchy of Engagement
 
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More Customers
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More CustomersThe Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More Customers
The Science of Story: How Brands Can Use Storytelling To Get More Customers
 
People Don't Care About Your Brand
People Don't Care About Your BrandPeople Don't Care About Your Brand
People Don't Care About Your Brand
 
The Art of Picking a Co-founder
The Art of Picking a Co-founder The Art of Picking a Co-founder
The Art of Picking a Co-founder
 
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!
15 Quotes To Nurture Your Creative Soul!
 

En vedette

Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice Engines
Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice EnginesData-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice Engines
Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice EnginesLattice Engines
 
Why What & How of the Internet of Things
Why What & How of the Internet of Things Why What & How of the Internet of Things
Why What & How of the Internet of Things THINK Interactive, inc.
 
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment Best practice in sales and marketing alignment
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment B2B Marketing
 
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual Sketchnotes
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual SketchnotesNetworking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual Sketchnotes
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual SketchnotesMarketingProfs
 
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and Beyond
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and BeyondThe Evolution of SEO - 2014 and Beyond
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and BeyondJoe Griffin
 
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful GraduatesThe 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful GraduatesReid Hoffman
 
The Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship
The Hard Truths of EntrepreneurshipThe Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship
The Hard Truths of EntrepreneurshipRand Fishkin
 
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing great
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing greatThe Other C Word: What makes great content marketing great
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing greatVelocity Partners
 
Why Follower Count is Bullshit
Why Follower Count is BullshitWhy Follower Count is Bullshit
Why Follower Count is BullshitMackenzie Fogelson
 
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.Mark O'Toole
 
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable Company
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable CompanyCulture Code: Creating A Lovable Company
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable CompanyHubSpot
 
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing CareerEric Leist
 
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal StorytellingPixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal StorytellingGavin McMahon
 
The Search for Meaning in B2B Marketing
The Search for Meaning in B2B MarketingThe Search for Meaning in B2B Marketing
The Search for Meaning in B2B MarketingVelocity Partners
 

En vedette (16)

Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice Engines
Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice EnginesData-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice Engines
Data-Driven Marketing And Sales Predictions 2014 - Lattice Engines
 
Why What & How of the Internet of Things
Why What & How of the Internet of Things Why What & How of the Internet of Things
Why What & How of the Internet of Things
 
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment Best practice in sales and marketing alignment
Best practice in sales and marketing alignment
 
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual Sketchnotes
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual SketchnotesNetworking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual Sketchnotes
Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks): Visual Sketchnotes
 
50 Content Marketing Predictions for 2014
50 Content Marketing Predictions for 201450 Content Marketing Predictions for 2014
50 Content Marketing Predictions for 2014
 
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and Beyond
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and BeyondThe Evolution of SEO - 2014 and Beyond
The Evolution of SEO - 2014 and Beyond
 
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful GraduatesThe 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates
The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates
 
The Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship
The Hard Truths of EntrepreneurshipThe Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship
The Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship
 
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing great
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing greatThe Other C Word: What makes great content marketing great
The Other C Word: What makes great content marketing great
 
Why Follower Count is Bullshit
Why Follower Count is BullshitWhy Follower Count is Bullshit
Why Follower Count is Bullshit
 
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.
Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.
 
Storytelling in 2014
Storytelling in 2014Storytelling in 2014
Storytelling in 2014
 
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable Company
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable CompanyCulture Code: Creating A Lovable Company
Culture Code: Creating A Lovable Company
 
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career
40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking your Marketing Career
 
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal StorytellingPixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
 
The Search for Meaning in B2B Marketing
The Search for Meaning in B2B MarketingThe Search for Meaning in B2B Marketing
The Search for Meaning in B2B Marketing
 

Similaire à Four Public Speaking Tips From Standup Comedians

30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts
30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts
30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 ExpertsReferralCandy
 
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from ImprovYoung & Rubicam
 
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NH
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NHSteel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NH
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NHKramer Industries
 
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18Cammy Bean
 
The Art of Using Humor in Public Speaking
The Art of Using Humor in Public SpeakingThe Art of Using Humor in Public Speaking
The Art of Using Humor in Public SpeakingManu Melwin Joy
 
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.Jamahl Keyes
 
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessonsSALMAN SHAIKH
 
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with Passion
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with PassionTop 10 Powertips for Speaking with Passion
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with PassionRae Stonehouse
 
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampu
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampuAlžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampu
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampuH1.cz
 
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessonsSALMAN SHAIKH
 
7 top tips for creating the why
7 top tips for creating the why7 top tips for creating the why
7 top tips for creating the whyHannah Godfrey
 
Persuasion Note Cards: preview
Persuasion Note Cards: previewPersuasion Note Cards: preview
Persuasion Note Cards: previewVictor .
 
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audience
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audienceHow to use humor in your presentation to engage the audience
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audienceChau Nguyen
 
Demystifying Creativity: a handbook for left brainers.
Demystifying Creativity:  a handbook for left brainers.Demystifying Creativity:  a handbook for left brainers.
Demystifying Creativity: a handbook for left brainers.David Murphy
 
25 Ways to Influence Others
25 Ways to Influence Others25 Ways to Influence Others
25 Ways to Influence OthersBarb Phillips
 
Attitude & success roby vincent
Attitude & success   roby vincentAttitude & success   roby vincent
Attitude & success roby vincentArise Roby
 

Similaire à Four Public Speaking Tips From Standup Comedians (20)

30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts
30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts
30 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand From 37 Experts
 
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv
"Yes, and...": What Agencies Can Learn from Improv
 
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NH
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NHSteel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NH
Steel Shot Blasting Media | Kramer Industries Inc. | NJ, NH
 
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18
Writing Better e-Learning Scripts #Training18
 
The Art of Using Humor in Public Speaking
The Art of Using Humor in Public SpeakingThe Art of Using Humor in Public Speaking
The Art of Using Humor in Public Speaking
 
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.
7 biggest mistakes event planners make when hiring entertainment.
 
Evangelism101
Evangelism101Evangelism101
Evangelism101
 
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
 
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with Passion
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with PassionTop 10 Powertips for Speaking with Passion
Top 10 Powertips for Speaking with Passion
 
SPEAKER 2.0 PRESENTATION FILE
SPEAKER 2.0 PRESENTATION FILESPEAKER 2.0 PRESENTATION FILE
SPEAKER 2.0 PRESENTATION FILE
 
Artofpublicspeaking
ArtofpublicspeakingArtofpublicspeaking
Artofpublicspeaking
 
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampu
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampuAlžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampu
Alžběta Matějů: Crisis communication na BabelCampu
 
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
40 the dream self made millionaire lessons
 
7 top tips for creating the why
7 top tips for creating the why7 top tips for creating the why
7 top tips for creating the why
 
Persuasion Note Cards: preview
Persuasion Note Cards: previewPersuasion Note Cards: preview
Persuasion Note Cards: preview
 
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audience
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audienceHow to use humor in your presentation to engage the audience
How to use humor in your presentation to engage the audience
 
Demystifying Creativity: a handbook for left brainers.
Demystifying Creativity:  a handbook for left brainers.Demystifying Creativity:  a handbook for left brainers.
Demystifying Creativity: a handbook for left brainers.
 
SOFT SKILLS
SOFT SKILLSSOFT SKILLS
SOFT SKILLS
 
25 Ways to Influence Others
25 Ways to Influence Others25 Ways to Influence Others
25 Ways to Influence Others
 
Attitude & success roby vincent
Attitude & success   roby vincentAttitude & success   roby vincent
Attitude & success roby vincent
 

Plus de Ross Simmonds

How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019
How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019
How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019Ross Simmonds
 
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare.
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare. Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare.
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare. Ross Simmonds
 
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing PublishRoss Simmonds
 
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. Me
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. MeDREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. Me
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. MeRoss Simmonds
 
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content Experiments
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content ExperimentsContent Chaos: Building Brand Through Content Experiments
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content ExperimentsRoss Simmonds
 
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On Instagram
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On InstagramHow To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On Instagram
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On InstagramRoss Simmonds
 
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)Ross Simmonds
 
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & ContentRoss Simmonds
 
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They LaunchRoss Simmonds
 
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive Sales
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive SalesHow to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive Sales
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive SalesRoss Simmonds
 
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy Football
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy FootballSix Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy Football
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy FootballRoss Simmonds
 
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCool
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCoolThe Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCool
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCoolRoss Simmonds
 
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The Rest
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The RestWhat REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The Rest
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The RestRoss Simmonds
 
How To Promote Your Business Like A Heavyweight
How To Promote Your Business Like A HeavyweightHow To Promote Your Business Like A Heavyweight
How To Promote Your Business Like A HeavyweightRoss Simmonds
 
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually Is
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually IsWhy Content Really Isn't King And What Actually Is
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually IsRoss Simmonds
 
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to Snapchat
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to SnapchatThe Ultimate Marketing Guide to Snapchat
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to SnapchatRoss Simmonds
 
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & BusinessRoss Simmonds
 
How To Make Time For A Side Hustle
How To Make Time For A Side HustleHow To Make Time For A Side Hustle
How To Make Time For A Side HustleRoss Simmonds
 
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand OutContent Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand OutRoss Simmonds
 

Plus de Ross Simmonds (20)

BRICK Report
BRICK Report BRICK Report
BRICK Report
 
How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019
How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019
How To Find Content Opportunities | SearchLove SD 2019
 
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare.
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare. Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare.
Long Live Slideshare. RIP Slideshare.
 
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish
8 Distribution Tips That Will Help Your Content Soar After Pressing Publish
 
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. Me
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. MeDREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. Me
DREAM: Distribution. Rules. Everything. Around. Me
 
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content Experiments
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content ExperimentsContent Chaos: Building Brand Through Content Experiments
Content Chaos: Building Brand Through Content Experiments
 
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On Instagram
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On InstagramHow To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On Instagram
How To Generate Your First 20,000 Followers On Instagram
 
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)
35 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My Job (3yrs later)
 
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content
20 Instagram Posts That Will Inspire Your Life & Content
 
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch
4 Deadly Mistakes Most Startups Make When They Launch
 
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive Sales
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive SalesHow to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive Sales
How to Deliver Presentations that ACTUALLY Drive Sales
 
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy Football
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy FootballSix Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy Football
Six Business Lessons From 10 Years Of Fantasy Football
 
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCool
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCoolThe Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCool
The Future Of B2B Marketing / By @TheCoolestCool
 
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The Rest
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The RestWhat REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The Rest
What REALLY Differentiates The Best Content Marketers From The Rest
 
How To Promote Your Business Like A Heavyweight
How To Promote Your Business Like A HeavyweightHow To Promote Your Business Like A Heavyweight
How To Promote Your Business Like A Heavyweight
 
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually Is
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually IsWhy Content Really Isn't King And What Actually Is
Why Content Really Isn't King And What Actually Is
 
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to Snapchat
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to SnapchatThe Ultimate Marketing Guide to Snapchat
The Ultimate Marketing Guide to Snapchat
 
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business
14 Things Every Young Pro Should Know About Life & Business
 
How To Make Time For A Side Hustle
How To Make Time For A Side HustleHow To Make Time For A Side Hustle
How To Make Time For A Side Hustle
 
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand OutContent Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out
Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out
 

Dernier

Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressors
Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw CompressorsEnvironmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressors
Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressorselgieurope
 
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdf
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdfTypes of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdf
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdfASGITConsulting
 
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptx
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptxAppkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptx
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptxappkodes
 
Excvation Safety for safety officers reference
Excvation Safety for safety officers referenceExcvation Safety for safety officers reference
Excvation Safety for safety officers referencessuser2c065e
 
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdfShaun Heinrichs
 
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Ji
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh JiPsychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Ji
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Jiastral oracle
 
Cyber Security Training in Office Environment
Cyber Security Training in Office EnvironmentCyber Security Training in Office Environment
Cyber Security Training in Office Environmentelijahj01012
 
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.Anamaria Contreras
 
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...Hector Del Castillo, CPM, CPMM
 
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan Dynamics
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan DynamicsWelding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan Dynamics
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan DynamicsIndiaMART InterMESH Limited
 
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptx
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptxGo for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptx
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptxRakhi Bazaar
 
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...Aggregage
 
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon Harmer
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon HarmerDriving Business Impact for PMs with Jon Harmer
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon HarmerAggregage
 
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdf
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdfGUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdf
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdfDanny Diep To
 
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdf
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdfWSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdf
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdfJamesConcepcion7
 
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare Newsletter
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare NewsletterHealthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare Newsletter
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare NewsletterJamesConcepcion7
 
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketing
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketingdigital marketing , introduction of digital marketing
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketingrajputmeenakshi733
 
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deck
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deckPitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deck
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deckHajeJanKamps
 
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...SOFTTECHHUB
 

Dernier (20)

WAM Corporate Presentation April 12 2024.pdf
WAM Corporate Presentation April 12 2024.pdfWAM Corporate Presentation April 12 2024.pdf
WAM Corporate Presentation April 12 2024.pdf
 
Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressors
Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw CompressorsEnvironmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressors
Environmental Impact Of Rotary Screw Compressors
 
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdf
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdfTypes of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdf
Types of Cyberattacks - ASG I.T. Consulting.pdf
 
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptx
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptxAppkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptx
Appkodes Tinder Clone Script with Customisable Solutions.pptx
 
Excvation Safety for safety officers reference
Excvation Safety for safety officers referenceExcvation Safety for safety officers reference
Excvation Safety for safety officers reference
 
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf
1911 Gold Corporate Presentation Apr 2024.pdf
 
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Ji
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh JiPsychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Ji
Psychic Reading | Spiritual Guidance – Astro Ganesh Ji
 
Cyber Security Training in Office Environment
Cyber Security Training in Office EnvironmentCyber Security Training in Office Environment
Cyber Security Training in Office Environment
 
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.
Traction part 2 - EOS Model JAX Bridges.
 
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...
How Generative AI Is Transforming Your Business | Byond Growth Insights | Apr...
 
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan Dynamics
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan DynamicsWelding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan Dynamics
Welding Electrode Making Machine By Deccan Dynamics
 
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptx
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptxGo for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptx
Go for Rakhi Bazaar and Pick the Latest Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi.pptx
 
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...
Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial ...
 
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon Harmer
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon HarmerDriving Business Impact for PMs with Jon Harmer
Driving Business Impact for PMs with Jon Harmer
 
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdf
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdfGUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdf
GUIDELINES ON USEFUL FORMS IN FREIGHT FORWARDING (F) Danny Diep Toh MBA.pdf
 
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdf
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdfWSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdf
WSMM Technology February.March Newsletter_vF.pdf
 
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare Newsletter
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare NewsletterHealthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare Newsletter
Healthcare Feb. & Mar. Healthcare Newsletter
 
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketing
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketingdigital marketing , introduction of digital marketing
digital marketing , introduction of digital marketing
 
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deck
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deckPitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deck
Pitch Deck Teardown: Xpanceo's $40M Seed deck
 
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...
How To Simplify Your Scheduling with AI Calendarfly The Hassle-Free Online Bo...
 

Four Public Speaking Tips From Standup Comedians

  • 1.
  • 2. As you navigate through your public speaking career, you will learn from failures. You will learn your strengths, what resonates well with different audiences and how to truly captivate your audience.
  • 3. Comedians are a group of people who are forced to learn these things very quickly. Unlike public speakers, they risk the chance of being booed off the stage instead of simply being met with a few people walking out of a theatre.
  • 4. Here are four lessons that public speakers can learn from stand up comedians.
  • 5. 1 Create a Story that Your Audience Will Appreciate. 2 Learn from The People You Admire. 3 Work the Room Before Hitting the Stage. 4 Comedians Hustle. You Have to Hustle Too.
  • 6. 1 Create a Story that Your How Comedians Do it: When a comedian crafts their jokes, they don’t target the entire world. They target a specific group with a specific point of view and focus on truths, biases and opportunities to challenge or reaffirm the audiences hostilities and prejudices.
  • 7. 1 Create a Story that Your How to Do it yourself: No matter what size the audience is, always aim to connect with them. Understand the audience and strive to deliver a presentation that will provide them with the value they need to leave the presentation feeling as if they learned something.
  • 8. 1 Create a Story that Your REMEMBER: The target audience is arguably the most critical factor in writing successful material.
  • 9. 2 LEARN FROM THE How Comedians Do it: The best comedians learn from the best before them and study their craft. They recognize the importance of studying the greatest in order to understand the dynamics of good jokes and audience reactions.
  • 10. 2 LEARN FROM THE How TO Do it YOURSELF: The best public speakers have thousands of YouTube videos online of them presenting at events and conferences around the world. Spend a few hours a week watching them perform and study everything from their delivery, to their stage presence, to the way they interact with the audience.
  • 11. 2 LEARN FROM THE REMEMBER: These folks are ahead of you for a reason: they’re doing something you’re not. Studying their craft and understanding their success will help you build your career.
  • 12. 3 WORK THE ROOM BEFORE How Comedians Do it: Most comedians starting out work the crowd beforehand. Its an easy way to handle hecklers, because the individuals they’ve built rapport with will often jump in and help mute them. It’s a simple tactic but it’s also one that’s helped ensure that the delivery of jokes are appropriate for audiences.
  • 13. 3 WORK THE ROOM BEFORE How TO Do it YOURSELF: Never hit the stage without having a conversation with one or two people in the audience first. Strive to build rapport with this person and you’ll feel confident knowing that they’ll come save you if things go wrong.
  • 14. 3 WORK THE ROOM BEFORE I disagree. REMEMBER: In business settings, a heckler is different from a heckler in comedy. These people don’t scream, “you suck” from the back of the room, instead they raise their hand and ask you questions that add nothing to the conversation or simply tell you they disagree without reason. Be prepared to handle them.
  • 15. 4 COMEDIANS HUSTLE. HOW COMEDIANS DO IT: Seinfield is known as one of the greatest comedians of all time. Outside of his amazing standup routines, he is also known for working harder than anyone else in the business. People say that Jerry Seinfield studied comedy more than anyone else, got on stage more than anyone else and spent more time writing than anyone else.
  • 16. 4 COMEDIANS HUSTLE. HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF: Work hard, understand the art of the hustle and be truly dedicated to your craft. Hustling will help you to generate a consistent revenue stream from being paid to speak.
  • 17. 4 COMEDIANS HUSTLE. REMEMBER: It’s rare for even the best public speakers to express that they have “natural ability”. They will tell you that they worked hard at their craft and studied the best. Natural ability might get you to first base but hard work will let you get home.