Tune in as Katie Munoz speaks on what humor does during hard times in episode 40 of Caregiver Cast!
In this episode of Caregiver Cast, join your host, Mary Elaine Petrucci, and Katie Munoz as they explain how Katie learned to step out of different situations and find the humor in each and every one of them.
Katie shares her formula behind humor that works, how humor helps build self-esteem, and why comedians are often excellent listeners.
In this episode you will learn:
- Humor is based on surprise
- How does humor build self-esteem?
- Katie Munoz on why it’s important to acknowledge someone’s situation
- No one can laugh at you when you joke about it first
- The formula for humor
About Katie Munoz:
Katie Munoz is an unexpected speaker. Born quiet and serious, she fell into public speaking by accident. After moving to Seattle and casting about ways to meet people, Katie signed up for various activities like ballroom dancing, skiing, and public speaking. She only went to the public speaking class because a friend wanted her to join.
Being a software engineer, Katie didn’t think she’d ever need that skill. And she was wrong. But Katie liked the people she met there, so she kept going back. To her great surprise — after getting through the initial stage fright — it became fun. The first time Katie made an audience laugh was an unforgettable adrenaline experience – even better than the best times skiing. And – BONUS — there was less chance of breaking a leg! It became a passion for Katie.
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