Humor: A Muscle You Can Strengthen

Humor is a muscle you can strengthen. Even you can be funny with a little practice!

How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.

Humor makes you appear more competent.
Humor strengthens relationships.
Humor unlocks creativity.
Humor makes you appear more confident.
Humor boosts resilience.
Humor makes you more likable.
Humor helps in any life situation.

— Naomi Bagdonas and Jennifer Askew, authors, Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life (And How Anyone Can Harness It. Even You.)

Humor Seriously

You can use humor to help sell your book, get podcast interviews, write news releases, create author websites, write blog posts, give a speech, create relationships, and much, much more!

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. — Dwight David Eisenhower, U.S. president

Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life (And How Anyone Can Harness It. Even You.)

And here are a few fun quotes about books and quotes. Enjoy!

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. — Charles Dickens, novelist

I always read the last page of a book first so that if I die before I finish I’ll know how it turned out. — Nora Ephron, screenwriter

The problem with quotes on the Internet is that it is hard to verify their authenticity. — Abraham Lincoln (or was it Benjamin Franklin?)

From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend on reading it. — Groucho Marx, comedian

I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It’s so frightfully good I’ve never bothered to read another. — Nancy Mitford, novelist

There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. — Bertrand Russell, philosopher and mathematician

Classic: A book which people praise and don’t read. — Mark Twain, humorist and novelist

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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