How to Be Funny – Raj Farkas

Having a good sense of humour can be one of the most compelling instruments to have in your toolkit (or weapons in your arsenal) to climb the ladders of success and popularity. Nowadays moreso than ever, good social skills are highly regarded, and humour is the most cherished of them all. Effective use of humour can be the key to success as a characteristic of great leadership since it gives you the ability to assess your audience and manipulate the way people react and connect to you. And although it’s often said that humour can’t be taught, the methods behind it can be broken down to several rules and a simple instructions. This book isn’t designed to teach you any specific ‘your mom’ insults, to have you dress up like a clown, or to supply you with jokes about the rabbi and the monk who walked into a bar. Instead, I’m going to help you become genuinely funnier by divulging the basic principles and important touch-points that go into the art of humour that will make any audience fall under your charm and simultaneously boost your self-esteem. Once you understand the inner workings of being funny, you’ll be able to make people laugh anytime, anywhere, and about anything. So let’s get started!