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What Consultants Can Learn from Standup Comedians Featuring David Nihill

David Nihill is a Bestselling author, TED featured speaker, award winning comedian and storyteller and “One of the best speaking coaches out there” according to

We discuss:

  • Why going on your own requires you to analyze and tell your story [02:40]
  • Clues to give the right presentation to the right audience [04:44]
  • Why comedians are the true masters of public speaking [07:48]
  • The key difference in reactions you get in a comedy club versus in a keynote speech [09:57]
  • How having the last say can save a public speaker’s life [13:02]
  • If it’s embarrassing to you, it’s funny to me [16:24]
  • Don’t rule out anything too small [20:43]

Learn more about David at

About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

Host of the podcasts Smashing the Plateau and Going Solo, David guides solopreneurs selling knowledge and creativity to build profitability and sustainability in their businesses.

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