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By: Bill Rust
Mon, May 14th 2012

"If you tell a joke in the forest, but nobody laughs, was it a joke?" -- Steven WrightStarting out a speech with a joke is a tried-and-true method for breaking the ice, warming up the crowd and easing into a topic.It's the best way to begin a set at local comedy club open-microphone night. What about at the beginning of a business meeting?Meetings in formal business environments can be quite stressful both for you and the other party, especially when you have not met bef […]

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humor   intent   Context    
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