Summary of “The Steve Martin Method: A Master Comedian’s Advice for Becoming Famous”

Steve Martin is arguably one of the most important figures in 20th century comedy.
This quest, of course, made Martin rich and famous and award winning and all that other good stuff.
Even better, the insight Martin provides is applicable beyond just the entertainment industry.
In this post, I extract from this source material a simple system – which I call the Steve Martin Method – that captures the essence of Martin’s thoughts on making it big.
People often ask Martin about the secret to making it in the entertainment industry.
Martin credits “Diligence” for his success.
Martin is clear on this point: if you don’t saturate your life in a single quest, you’ll dilute your focus to a point where becoming outstanding becomes out of reach.
The Martin Method rests about the level of systems and hacks.

The orginal article.