Artwork for podcast The Successful Mentalist
The Lazy Semi-Professional with Terry Tyson | TSMP #076
Episode 7617th October 2021 • The Successful Mentalist • The Successful Mentalist
00:00:00 00:58:54

Share Episode

Shownotes

How To Build A Fulfilling Entertainment Business Without The Hustle

Terry Tyson is a brilliant mentalist, keynote speaker, and workshop facilitator based in California, USA. With 35 years of experience as an award-winning safety professional, Terry delivers workshops and keynotes via his company Insight Services and Presentations. He performs mind-reading shows at corporate events, conferences, and cruise ships. It doesn’t stop there. He also creates and performs public seance shows.


Apart from magic and mentalism, Terry enjoys hiking, kayaking, cooking, and gardening. He emphasizes the importance of pursuing hobbies outside of magic.


In this episode, Terry joins Aidan and Ashley to discuss why he identifies as a ‘lazy semi-professional entertainer’. He exemplifies that entertainers do not need to hustle all the time or work too hard in order to build a sustainable part-time career in magic


Topics Discussed Include:


  • [01:30] Who Is Terry Tyson?
  • [04:40] What Kind Of Magic Does Terry Perform?
  • [10:05] The Role Of Passion In Our Life
  • [14:15] Problems With The Hustle Culture
  • [17:05] Mandatory Skill To Become A Fantastic Mentalist
  • [24:00] What Does It Mean Being A Lazy Semi-Professional
  • [30:50] How To Sell Out Public Shows
  • [33:40] Making The Most Of Your ‘No Gig’ Days
  • [40:10] Importance Of Having Interests Outside Of Magic
  • [43:55] How To Get Booked For Cruise Ship Gigs
  • [47:30] Being Close To Nature And Prioritising Health


Find More About Terry Tyson:





Bonus Resources:




Did you enjoy this podcast?

If so, don’t forget to FOLLOW THE SHOW on Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you never miss an episode!

Also, if you could spend just 13 seconds and leave us a review on your preferred platform, we would really appreciate it.

We want to get this information and these episodes into the hands of more magicians and entertainers across the globe so your help and support would mean the world to us.

Share and tag us on Social Media (@TheSuccessfulMentalist) or use the hashtag #thesuccessfulmentalist