Episode #45

How to Use Comedy in Your Speaking

With Ron Tite

Have you ever gotten on stage and told a joke, only for it to fall flat? Or maybe you’ve avoided cracking a joke from the stage because you’re worried you’ll hear the proverbial crickets chirping in the audience!

Here to talk about how to integrate comedy into your speaking gigs is Ron Tite, a hilarious and accomplished businessman. Ron certainly keeps himself busy: he works in several different areas while still speaking regularly about marketing and other aspects of the business.

On episode 45 of The Speaker Lab, Ron shares how he became a speaker, and how that skill has afforded him the unique opportunity to drive business revenue. In addition, Ron also shares his guidance on speaking bureaus, how he began his comedy career, and how to position yourself as an engaging speaker. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • What most appealed to Ron about speaking?
  • How a speaking bureau can help advance your speaking career.
  • Ron shares what it’s really like in the world of comedy.
  • Why it’s important to create relevant and engaging content for your audience.
  • How to balance being funny and being effective.
  • How can you incorporate comedy into your speaking if you’re not a comedian?
  • What to do when your jokes fall flat.
  • And much, much more!

Want to know exactly what to say to finally land paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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