The three of them spoke about the science (and art) of comedy, and why every businessperson should try it.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
It was a bit of a joke that backfired on me!— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
I think standup comedy is the one of the toughest performing arts there is.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
Standup comedy took me completely out of my comfort zone.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
I did all my own material except for jokes my 15-year-old son gave me, some of which were inappropriate.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
The best way to engage the audience was to speak from the heart.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
I nicknamed Adam '00Bean', 'cause it was as if James Bond and Mr. Bean had a child!— Jason Goliath, comedian
He put himself in such a vulnerable position in front of his staff.— Jason Goliath, comedian
Comedy is an incredibly high-pressure situation.— Jason Goliath, comedian
The stage will expose you.— Jason Goliath, comedian
If you’re 10% insecure; on stage you’ll appear 90% insecure.— Jason Goliath, comedian
People want to hear real-life stories.— Jason Goliath, comedian
You have to be naked on stage for them to accept you.— Jason Goliath, comedian
Comedy is a drug!— Jason Goliath, comedian
Other CEOs should have a go!— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
Everybody should try it once in a controlled environment.— Jason Goliath, comedian
It’s a new age way of engaging with staff.— Jason Goliath, comedian
Adam is incredibly secure in his position at IQ. On stage he was exactly the same person.— Jason Goliath, comedian
Sometimes we take ourselves too seriously.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
Our president is a comedian.— Adam Craker, CEO of IQ Business
All First World comedy is very similar. South Africans disrupt the way of thinking and that’s what makes us endearing.— Jason Goliath, comedian
We have something called ‘Bring Your Staff for a Laugh’.— Jason Goliath, comedian
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