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Pacing and Leading Humour

 A trainer stands at the front of the room and starts the course with a joke. Upon delivering the punch-line the audience is silent… Imaginary tumbleweed drifts across the room… Awkward.  Effective trainers (and indeed presenters) seem to build and maintain two things with an audience… and misplaced (or mistimed) humour can potentially destroy both …

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