The New York Times did a wonderful article on Jerry Seinfeld. What stands out most is his amazing work ethic. While a solid work ethic certainly benefits most things in life and work, it is especially true when it comes to writing and more specifically writing comedy. It’s easy to get discouraged when you don’t come up with a the right words or the hilarious line immediately. But as Seinfeld shows, quality just takes time.
You can read the article here: Jerry Seinfeld Intends to Die Standing Up
Here is a short video of Seinfeld discussing his process on a particular joke: