About this Episode

Creativity comes in all different forms, but oftentimes it’s tough to think you can be creative if you’re not a traditional artist or entertainer. This week Jason Bay returns to the show (S2E3) as not only the founder of GenY Success, but as someone who has recently embarked on a journey to become a standup comedian.

We explore:

+The Creative Discipline mindset
+Luck is created through opportunity, and you create opportunities for yourself
+The Jerry Seinfeld daily discipline habit
+Understanding your worldview
+Being creative in the moment
+The difference between stand up comedy and improv comedy
+Continuing your creative stream of consciousness regardless of your audience
+Learning to be confident in material you put out for the first time
+Soliciting feedback and creating feedback loops
+Creativity can be intentional
+The fear of being put on the spot
+How to use social media in your favor and to inspire others
+The importance of putting your work out there even it’s not good
+Placing an emphasis on quality over quantity when getting started
+The Lil Wayne Volume approach
+Having your work publicly archived
+Practicing empathy
+The leap from quantity to quality once you have experience
+Embracing process and patience
+Being the tortoise instead of the hair

Find Jason at:
www.genysuccess.com
Jason’s first standup showcase --youtu.be/-KITLuEeRQo

References/Resources:

The Tim Ferris Show podcast episode with Whitney Cummings: fourhourworkweek.com/2015/06/26/whitney-cummings/ 
Lil Wayne - Something You Forgot--www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Tk1n6kukNk

Jerry Seinfeld - The Comedian (Documentary)--www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8JrjXmkwUQ 
You Made It Weird Podcast with John Mulaney--nerdist.com/you-made-it-weird-75-john-mulaney/

Season 5 Theme Song:
cLOUD9 - After Party-- available at www.chicagoloud9.com