Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #15 (of 101): Entertain Your Audience

101 Tips to Successful Paid/Public Speaking
[caption id="attachment_490" align="alignright" width="300" caption="What happens when your surpess your loughter :-)"][/caption]  Help your audience members release "negative energies" through laughter.  It is a scientific fact that people who suppress laughter build up gases that will in turn make them feel bloated... and if you don't help them annihilate those gases through laughter, those gases build up to a point that they'll blow up. Ok, don't run to your librarian or try to look for any scientific evidence on the above ; but it IS  a fact that audiences will perceive you as a more successful presenter if you entertain them.  This does not mean that you have to be a clown, tell jokes, or even  that you are expected to be a naturally funny person.   Entertaining audiences can be…
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