Connect Using Humor and Story

  • by Ramakrishna Reddy
  • Narrated by Dan Culhane
  • 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Create connection with your audience without hoping or guessing.
Imagine how you would feel when people are cheering, applauding and saying "wow" after your presentation.
What if a few secrets could help you give a speech where an audience member comes and says, "I felt you were just talking to me?"
Multiple award-winning speaker Ramakrishna Reddy presents the secrets, tools, and devices that helped him create 18 laughs and three applauses in a seven-minute persuasive speech in his fifth book Connect with Humor and Story. This is not theory. It's absolute content based on his research, his experience, and his testing.
In this book, you'll learn:

How to convert a real world experience into a humorous story
How to synergize a story and speech structure by using SST technique
How to open a speech with a story in "the right" way (many get it wrong all the time)
A proven thesis to maximize and virtually guarantee your success to create humor
Seven humor devices that you must know to leverage the humor creation process
The best-kept secret to create the persuasive effect in the audiences mind
How to craft a message that does not look preachy yet persuade your audience
What it takes to create applause during the course (not after) of the speech
Eleven editing strategies that nobody teaches
Twelve execution strategies that is rarely talked


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Class material

I felt like I needed a pen & paper , he's very knowledgeable but not something you can learn & remember in a car ride!
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- epg

Good presentation, but needed better performance

The organization of the book was good, but I would've preferred each example presented first, and then analysis. Lastly, the speakers voice sounded a bit robotic, and delivered too fast, but the concepts introduced were helpful. Needed more vocal variety. Overall I'm glad that I bought it, and will listen to it again.
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- J Ismail

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-19-2016
  • Publisher: Archangel Ink