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How to Use Humor in Training

It's often suggested that as trainers, we begin our sessions with a story, perhaps a humorous one. But once you're done telling your tale, you must figure out how to maintain the energy generated by the story. While we know humor can be a useful attribute to any training program, the question becomes how best to use it?

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Use humor to get attention. Trainees enter training programs with ideas of new opportunity, so there is already some built-up motivation the minute they enter the room.

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