The Five Life Lessons Comedy Taught Me

This is great from start to finish.

tonysbologna : Honest. Satirical. Observations

When you tell people you perform comedy, they all say the same thing:

Tell me a joke.

Well, here’s the joke. The best communicators in the world aren’t the techy CEOs with the lengthy LinkedIn posts and the best life coaches aren’t the internet gurus who ask for your email before they ask for your name.

The best are the comics who’d rather study a dick joke than study to be a doctor.

That’s the joke.

Great comedians are master communicators and teachers. Armed only with their wit, words, and performance, they concur the world one audience at a time. When the show is over, we adore them for giving us nature’s best medicine… ̶m̶o̶r̶p̶h̶i̶n̶e̶. Laughter.

After five years of standup and a lifetime of appreciating the weird and witty, I’m convinced that not only has comedy taught me how to communicate more effectively, but it also taught me how…

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