Being in the spotlight isn’t easy. Standing in front of an audience, or facing conflict head-on, can be terrifying.
Many of us tend to focus on our weaknesses and downplay our strengths. We assume the worst and hold ourselves back when it’s time to step up. This is known as imposter syndrome.
Fortunately, there are many coping mechanisms we can apply to imposter syndrome. In a lot of cases, it comes down to being prepared. In this episode, you’ll hear from a special guest about a system of preparation that leaves no room for nerves.
Good comedians on Spotify can be hard to find, but this episode of Commical is sure to have you laughing. This is one of the most hilarious podcasts to listen to, about overcoming imposter syndrome, facing conflict and being prepared.
How can I overcome imposter syndrome?
In this week’s episode of the Commical podcast hosted by Marie El Daghl; the multi-talented Denis Carnahan takes to the mic. You may be used to hearing him sing, but in this episode, he sticks to speech.
Denis has been delighting audiences with music and comedy for decades. As a result, he has an abundance of experience being in the limelight. However, even as a professional, Denis has faced the dreaded imposter syndrome. Dennis shares his tips on conquering insecurities and explains how we can harness our fears to drive us forward.
Denis is a colourful storyteller with much insight to share. This episode will leave you giggling, as he recalls instances of communication faux pas. Denis discusses his experience using humour as a communication tool for both personal and workplace situations. He highlights the importance of knowing your audience – whether that be a large crowd, or your boss.
Beyond the fun and games, this episode will change your thinking on tackling internal fear. Denis highlights the importance of preparation and having faith in your content. He explains why we need to forget about the results and focus on the process. It is only then, that we can learn to show no weakness.
About Denis Carnahan
Multi-talented and multi-award-winning Denis Carnahan is an Australian musician and satirist. He has over 30 years of experience working in live entertainment, and 18 years in the television industry.
Denis has worked for major Australian Networks, including channels 7, 9, 10, ABC and SBS. As well as cable channels, radio talk shows and advertising agencies. He has written for tv shows such as The Footy Show and Australia’s Next Top Models.
Denis is best known for his political and sporting satire works, working on comedy albums, musical theatre and much more. He is the composer and lead performer of Rugby League the Musical. His hilarious and clever songs continue to receive rave reviews and entertain audiences.
Fusing communication expertise and stand-up comedy makes for a unique take on a business podcast, and very easy listening. Commical explores a range of interpersonal, group and mass communication topics through the experiences of my talented guests.
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