Wonderful Women Wednesday
Taking a mid-week moment to celebrate and thank those standing up and kicking ass
This week is ⚡️VIV GROSKOP ⚡️ writer, stand-up comedian, tv and radio presenter and women on a mission with book and podcast ‘How to Own the Room: Women and the art of brilliant speaking.’
Viv began her career as a writer in her early twenties on Fleet Street and went on to become a freelance writer for The Guardian, The Observer, Evening Standard, Red Magazine to name a few. She has been named one of the most successful female freelance journalists in the UK.
But then when realising the advice she was giving her three children to ‘do what you want with your life, live your dreams’ was not ringing true with herself. She wanted to do stand-up, to perform, to entertain and to have the spotlight. She went for it. Doing a hundred shows in a hundred days to see if she could crack it.
‘I realised I loved it. I knew I wanted to do. You learn very quickly how hard it actually is to do it. I had to get to a hundred gigs fast.’
Fast forward 10 years and this has led to her incredible book and podcast ‘How to Own the Room: Women and the art of brilliant speaking’. She found her voice and her mission to help others to do the same.Read More