James Clear sheds incredible light on behavior and what we can learn from successful people. Xperience continues to do deep dives into his content, such as the story and lesson below. In 1955, Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California, when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. The boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks.
Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney’s magic shop, where he learned tricks. He experimented with jokes and tried out simple routines on visitors. Soon he discovered that what he loved was not performing magic but performing in general. He decided to become a comedian.
Beginning in his teenage years, he started performing in little clubs around Los Angeles. He was rarely on stage for more than five minutes. Most of the people in the crowd were too busy drinking or talking with friends to pay attention. His first routines would only last one or two minutes. By high school, his material had expanded to include a five-minute act and, a few years later, a ten-minute show.Read More