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
See Gerry’s humorous latest Huffington Post blog on this topic here
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
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
This is how it began. Every Tuesday morning, I travel to the delightful Sussex village of Ditchling for yoga class; I’m the only man among thirty delightful Ditchling ladies. At the end of class, another delightful group of Ditchling ladies takes over the space for a choir rehearsal. As part of this activity they make
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.