Gerry Thompson offers nine powerful things you can learn from stand-up comedians in order to be a better, more confident and more impactful presenter or public speaker. This video was recorded at Amex Stadium, Brighton. A longer version of this video clip, with more detail on each learning point, can be found here
Learning from stand-up comedy: lessons for life Most people think that professional stand-up comedians are depressed or jaded individuals who use dysfunctionality to drive their art. My view is otherwise – but either way, I believe that we can learn a great deal about how to deal with life from observing their methods. Let’s look
Findhorn Press’s newsletter carries a feature by Gerry on the value and importance of living in the present moment, and some pointers about how to go about it: http://www.findhornpress.com/pages/living-in-the-present-moment-pv-c0-603.html
See Gerry’s humorous latest Huffington Post blog on this topic here
I’d like to tell you a story about my friend Jemima Postlethwaite – a story of house purchase, feng shui and amazing miracles. I swear, every word is totally incredibly true.
Okay, here’s why it all goes wrong…. Society offers us a fairy-tale mythology about romantic relationship, and most of us buy into it. It’s surprising how deeply rooted yet this mythology can be in many of us – even though we might not admit it. Here are the basic points: