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Stand up Comedy – Can It Really Be That Difficult?

If stand-up comedy is just another kind of public speaking then how hard can it really be for a seasoned speaker?

Last year Jim set out to find out and soon learned the importance of discovering your comedy persona – and it doesn’t even need to be a fictional one. Just knowing what/who it is is essential.

What can the business communicator learn from this? Well it turns out that self-awareness is an essential trait for a great speaker too. Understanding that and becoming more flexible as a speaker will allow you to become ever more confident whilst ‘on stage’.

In this article Jim explains how to identify your persona and then use it: Taking It to the Next Level: Stand up Comedy – How Hard Can It Be?

Jim Harvey

Jim Harvey

Managing Director at The Message Business
Jim is the MD of The Message Business, a company which helps FTSE 100 companies to sell themselves, and their products better. Speech writer, Prezi trainer and designer, coach and consultant, Jim also finds time to be a proud father and husband.
Jim Harvey
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