Comedian and Podcaster Joel Byars (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 584)
Joel Byars joined host John Ray to share his story and how he became a comedian. Joel discussed his Hot Breath! Podcast, how comedy can have a positive impact in the world and its value in business, how more humor in the workplace builds employee morale and draws teams together, and so much more.
Joel Byars is a comedian, podcaster, and trophy husband with over 12 years’ experience performing clean comedy for everyone from the grandkids to grandparents and even granddogs!
Not only has he toured the world doing stand-up, but he has also interviewed over 400 comedians like Jeff Foxworthy and Cedric the Entertainer on his award-winning Hot Breath! Podcast.
Joel’s mission is to connect the world one laugh at a time with his “Feel Good Funny” comedy.
Questions and Topics in this Interview
- Why did you become a comedian?
- What have you learned from interviewing over 400 comedians?
- What lessons have you learned from comedy that apply to business?
- Why should a company have more laughter in the workplace?
- How do you balance work and personal life?
- How can people hire you?
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