Watching yourself on video can be a great way to improve your speaking and presentation skills, if you focus on the right things. Use this 5-point checklist for where to focus when you watch yourself on video.
Part of my process of continuous improvement in my stand-up comedy and other speaking is to record my sessions and listen to them back. Here are 5 things I listen for in the recording.
Get up on stage? No problem. Spotlight? Love it. Talk to people? Yes, please. Five minutes? Now I’m panicking. Here’s what I’ve learned about crafting a “tight five.”
Stand-up comedy is teaching me a new way of living and being that I had never before contemplated.
What’s your level of commitment to the outcome, process, idea, vision, or mission? Are you fully committed, or are you committed only if it’s convenient, or only at a certain price, or only if the right conditions exist?
The value of accountability buddies is taken as accepted wisdom. But it’s not always so clear cut. In the end, there’s only one accountability buddy that matters.