January 23, 2015

To Memorize or Not to Memorize?

I have a personal bias against memorizing a presentation. As a high school student, I was involved in competitive speaking in the category of Oratorical […]
April 16, 2014

Humor: Helping an Audience Adapt

For several decades, our church sanctuary had an antique pulpit which was cumbersome to use. The surface for notes or a Bible was small and […]
April 23, 2012

Personalizing Humor

When I talk about humor, I make the point that humor should not be used to poke fun at other people; you should only make […]
January 12, 2012

Context and Humor

Using humor in a presentation is a challenge for most presenters. We are not comedians! Few of us can snap out the one-liners the way […]