Does it drive you crazy when someone tells stories to make a point about something when just the point will do?
Yeah, me too.
Many speaker trainers say to add humor and stories to emphasize the point you are making. Yet in a world where we are bombarded with tons of messages, sometimes we just need the facts, without the sugar coating.
In this Monday Media Marketing Minute, I share my recent experience on how annoyed I was with the ‘humor’ gimmick and why it backfired on this presenter.
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