Village Boy to GLOBAL Fan Base (Learnmore Jonasi)Mar 13, 2023
"Nobody's ever been great without guidance."
If your dreams feel far far away. I need you to listen to this. You are about to hear a story that is not only going to inspire you but also gives tactical things you can do today to reach over and bring that wild dream of yours just a bit closer
I connected with Learnmore Jonasi, Multi-Award Winning African Comedian who started his comedy journey in a village in Zimbabwe, through multiple counties in Africa, all the way to winning National Awards including the People’s Choice Award winner in Steve Harvey’s Stand Up Spotlight competition.
In this conversation, you will hear Learnmore’s strategy for getting on more and bigger stages, his mindset around tremendous work ethic, and why you always need to be doubting yourself.
FROM TODAY'S EPISODE:
Not getting crushed in the midst of rejection
What he has learned working with hundreds of decision-makers
Outgrowing mentors and finding “your people”
Developing a point of view and why doubting yourself is GOOD
Creativity is not just a job, it is a lifestyle
When you are too comfortable its time to pop your comfort bubble. What “stages” have you outgrown”?
When you know your dream, you know your people.
Have mentors- no one has ever been great without guidance. Also know when you have out grown a mentor
WHO IS LEARNMORE JONASI?
Learnmore Jonasi is a Zimbabwean stand-up comedian and actor. He stands at over 6 feet, his comedy is brought to life by past experiences, observations and his view (from the top) which elicit rib-tickling laughs, regardless of the crowd.
Since making his comedy debut in 2012, he has since performed with and along side the biggest names on the African Continent and performed in over 25 cities across 15 countries at various TV Shows, theatres, Comedy clubs, and Festivals. Most recently, he’s been seen on Comedy Central Africa’s Virtual Comedy Bar.
In 2019 he won the National Arts Merit Awards as the Outstanding Comedian of the Year, the Savanna Comic Choice Awards as the Pan African Comic of the Year, and he was the People’s Choice Award winner in Steve Harvey’s Stand Up Spotlight competition. In 2020 he won the National Arts Merit Awards as the Outstanding Comedian of the Year. He has been seen touring all over the United States in 2022.
CONNECT WITH LEARNMORE JONASI:
Don't hide. What emotions do you have? That's where the gold is. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET
You always need to know your goal. You need to know it like like the back of your hand. It needs to be in you all the time. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET
When you know exactly what you want to be, who you want to be, and where you want to go, you know exactly the right kind of people that you need to associate with. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET
When you know your dream, you know your people. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET
Nobody's ever been great without guidance. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET
Don't just become an artist. Treat it as a lifestyle. It's who you are. You breathe it, you love it, whatever you do. @LearnmoreJonasi @HeatherParady CLICK TO TWEET