Welcome to the Perfect Manifesto post highlights for February, 2021. This months image features Gary V, an entrepreneur and speaker. Gary has been a big influence on my work at Perfect Manifesto over recent years, not just for his ideas around being your authentic self, but his work ethic around producing content and engaging with … Continue reading Perfect Manifesto Highlights: February, 2021
"Something I always wanted to try was stand-up comedy..." Something I always wanted to try was stand-up comedy, for a long time I spent a lot of time researching, reading books on the profession and watching a diverse range of comics to inspire my act. From there, I began lurking on stand-up forums sourcing promoters who were offering … Continue reading What Being An Open-Mic Comic Taught About Fearing Failure…
Showing fear of failure to such an extent that you won't take on any challenges and risks shows that in many ways you have failed - at life.
With each personal failure, this is an opportunity to learn, to get better at life...
Here is what I have learned about failure by living life:
Today I am pleased to announce that I have done my first post my first collaboration post with Angie over at Confessions of an Awakened Youth – a blog focused on self-improvement, mental and physical wellness, and spirituality. For this collaboration, we challenged ourselves to write a post on a set topic – our focus … Continue reading Life Experience: a natural cure to get over fear of failure
When I went to University, I was distracted by my desire to have a go at standup comedy. During lectures I would be scribble down jokes instead of paying attention. Eventually I had fleshed out my ideas into a five-minute set. Was it funny? There was only one way to find out, so I arranged my first … Continue reading The rise and fall of an open mic comedian
Monty Python: Find the fish In the Monty Python film: The Meaning of Life there is a scene called 'Find the Fish'. As Graham Chapman appears in drag and Terry Jones as some mustache man with long arms, alongside a green elephant butler. I could be describing a drug trip, which is arguably one of … Continue reading Monty Python: Find the fish