The Power of Comedy in Communication

Ken DoddThe ability to communicate compellingly and persuasively are highly valuable skills.

This TED talk presents the case for using comedy to succinctly express an idea and in a way that has immediate and lasting impact. Furthermore, comedy also makes people want to spread the idea so that it gathers even more momentum.

So the next time you have a key idea that you want to get across and for people to act upon, consider using comedy. The pen may be mightier than the sword but the tickle stick makes the pen roll over and plead for mercy.

Comedy is translation

Chris Bliss explores the inherent challenge of communication, and how comedy opens paths to new perspectives
http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_bliss_comedy_is_translation.html

 

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