Candyce Haynes-Forrester, known professionally as Candyce, is an American comedian, professional speaker, broadcaster, producer, host and actress. She first gained recognition as a United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondent. Her ability to deliver command messages and tell the stories of the men and women of the armed forces gained multiple awards including the Navy Achievement Medal. Additionally she is known for her work in professional speaking and development working with her mentor Emmy Awarding motivational guru Les Brown. Candyce began her transition into mainstream comedy and broadcast having a wealth of knowledge and experience sharing stages with other industry titans. As a former active Marine, her high energy, positive outlook and hilarious storytelling will keep your audience engaged and wanting more.
In this interview:
We discuss Candyce's story, her service in the Marine Corps, her entrepreneurial journey, and how she got into comedy. Candyce is probably one of the smartest people I've brought onto the show and she drops some serious knowledge bombs on this episode, so be sure to listen with a pen and a piece of paper!
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