This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Avish Parashar, a self-proclaimed “motivational smart ass.” He uses improv comedy and humor to help teach people about better communication skills. Podcast Highlights Length: 9 minutes, 1 seconds Avish Parashar says he has found that improv comedy […]
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By Featured Speaker Avish Parashar
Do you want to improve your presentation skills and be a great speaker? Then you should consider learning improvisational comedy!
I know what you’re thinking: “I don’t improvise my speeches. I write them out and memorize them.”
That may be the case, but there are three reasons you should still learn improv comedy:
- You will definitely find yourself in situations where you have to give an unscripted speech. Maybe you get asked to speak on short notice, or for a presentation so small it is not wort scripting.
- Things will go wrong, and you may have to go “off-script” and improvise.
- Learning to improvise will absolutely 100% improve your scripted presentation skills!
Is public speaking a learned skill or something people are born being able to do? Avish Parashar believes it is a learned skill and says his background in improv comedy is proof. – – – – – Do you have questions about public speaking? Is there a topic you’d […]