Subscribe to our daily email of featured TEDxTalks

This video was filmed at an independently organized TEDx event and uploaded by the organizer. To flag a video (good or bad!), use this form.

Getting past the fear of the blank page | Dave Smith | TEDxPutneyHighSchool
Viewed 10 times
Added Jul 25, 2016
Share this story
Dave is a lively and interactive speaker who shares his experiences of diving straight into career making moments and discusses how to create your own opportunities and grasp new ones,

Dave Smith is a comedian and writer who in 1991 quit his 9-5 job to follow his dream of becoming a comedian. He soon became a regular at the Comedy Store and has worked nationwide. He has since become a well known and much loved writer of hilarious columns for GQ, The Sunday Times and Boston Herald.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at