Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Your Fears- A Comedian’s Guide to Finding Success in Stand-Up Comedy As Albert Einstein said, “you cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.” Expanding your stand-up comedy career requires exploring the unknown. Without change, you’re destined to repeat the same mistakes and you’ll always get the same level of success. […]

Using Big-Picture Thinking as a Comedian

Using Big-Picture Thinking as a Comedian

How “Big-Picture” Thinking Can Help You Become a Better Comedian Big-picture thinking is all about momentarily stepping back and observing your career and environment. Both your comedy career and the environment (the stand-up comedy industry) are continually changing. What you need as a comedian today will be different in the next few months. To become […]

5 Skills of Highly Creative Comedians

5 Skills of Highly Creative Comedians

In this article I’ll be delving into the specific skills that differentiate highly creative comedians from comedians that struggle to write comedy. This won’t be an article on skills for how to write or perform stand-up comedy. Instead, I’ll be focusing specifically on a comedians creativity. I should note upfront that these 5 skills are universal, […]

The Power of Negativity In Stand-Up Comedy

The Power of Negativity In Stand-Up Comedy

Why Negativity In Stand-Up Comedy Can Be Your Ally It’s a shame that so many people view comedians (or other creative individuals) stereotypically as negative. In fact, negativity one of our greatest strengths. Without a healthy sense of negativity, nothing creative gets done. It’s the DIS-satisfied comedians that move the stand-up comedy industry forward, not […]