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Recently I stumbled across an interesting new program that I’m pretty excited about called Extrovert Me.

But I am not convinced that folks know what extroversion is or why it matters as a comedian (no, it’s not some sort of sexual fetish).

So, let’s test your knowledge.

Below are 4 YouTube stand-up comedy videos of comedians that you probably know or have heard of.
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It takes a tremendous amount of drive and determination to become a headlining comedian.

You must possess the confidence, talent and skill to be able to entertain audiences consistently, generating an average of 18+ seconds of laughter, cheering or applause for each performing minute — for 45 minutes to an hour.

That is no small feat, I can assure you. These folks stand among the stand-up comedy elite and they have set the standards for other talented comedians to achieve.
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One of the things that every comedian simply cannot have enough of is confidence.

But where does that confidence come from — especially in the beginning?

I would be so bold as to say that in stand-up comedy, having confidence on stage originates from having confidence in the material development process that a comedian uses — specifically one that works with a measure of success.
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