From London Victorians
Have you ever listened to a humorous speech and thought, ‘I could never do that?’ Are you convinced that you are not ‘funny’, or nothing ‘funny’ happens around you worth talking about?’ Nowadays, connecting with audiences using humour is fast becoming a valuable speaking competence that will help you stand out as a speaker.
The Toastmasters’ Humorous Speech Contest is a platform to showcase how to apply this competence to a speech. With this annual contest around the corner, are you confident enough to step on the stage?
Come along to the ‘ACTS of Humorous Speaking’ workshop with Ola Aralepo, hosted by London Victorians, where you will pick up some tools and tips to boost your confidence in connecting with any audience using (appropriate) humour; You might even gain enough confidence to enter your club's forthcoming humorous speech contest! Here is one of Ola's winning speeches to watch to help get you ready! YouTube: https://youtu.be/0C--ZxH75_c
Time/Date: 6.30pm Tuesday 7 August 2018
Venue: St James the Less Church hall, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London, SW1V 2PS
Ola Aralepo is a member of Tube Talk and twice District Humorous Speech Champion: District 71 (UK and Ireland) 2011 and District 91 (UK South- current) 2017. He is also a professional counsellor and public speaking coach/trainer, skilled at using humorous storytelling to facilitate emotional resilience and wellbeing through the original concept of Stand-Up Therapy™. Through his involvement with Toastmasters he has delivered humorous speeches and training events for several community and corporate organisations. He is passionate about helping leaders harness the power of humour to connect with audiences.