HBP005 – Peter White – Set Goals and Get Started

Set Goals and Get Started with Peter White


From his start in Nova Scotia, Canada, Peter White has gone on to perform comedy all over the world, and is in high demand for festivals and television appearances.

In North America he can be seen in his own one hour Comedy Now special on CTV and the Comedy Network, as well as on CBC from his many appearances at the Halifax Comedy Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and in the A&E movie presentation Bag of Bones, starring Pierce Brosnan.

In the UK he can be seen in two episodes of Live at The Comedy Store on Comedy Central. He has appeared at the presitious Just For Laugh’s Comedy Festival, and countless times on CBC and XM Radio. He has performed in over 15 different countries, including performing for the British Military overseas.

For several years, Peter was a writer for the Gemini Award Winning ‘This Hour Has 22 Minutes’, where he was nominated for both a Writer’s Guild of Canada Award and a Canadian Comedy Award. He also wrote for the YTV show ‘That’s So Weird’, as well as articles for various newspapers and magazines, including the online portion of Vice magazine.

If you would like to learn more, please reach out to Peter via his website

In this Episode Peter White tells us about…

  • How he started into comedy
  • Setting a daily content quota
  • How he works his comedy ideas
  • Dealing with writers block
  • The importance in caring about your content
  • How success is not necessarily having more money
  • How failing is a necessary part of success
  • Dealing with critics
  • Making your endeavor a priority

Books discussed in the episode

Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell
On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft – Stephen King

As always feel free to leave your questions and comments

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