I’m sure you read the title of this article and thought that making rapid progress as a comedian is because of quickly achieving fame or fortune.
Actually, I want to approach this from a different perspective.
When I speak of making progress as quickly as possible as a comedian, it actually revolves around three very important aspects of stand-up comedy critical in the beginning – confidence, motivation and persistence.
Let me explain what I mean.
As a general rule, folks tend to do (and certainly like to do) those things that they are proficient at.
The more success they have, the more motivated they are to move forward and the more confidence that they have to move forward.
Like most every other challenging endeavor in life, becoming a comedian is a process. For some, it’s a faster process than for others. Read the rest of this entry »