Most of them were quiet guys who found the South Beach scene intimidating. Lieber describes himself as that guy who sat in the corner at high school parties and didn't speak.
John de la Rosa, who studies the self-improvement industry at Market Data Enterprises, says it's no surprise Silverman's business grew out of the recession.
"Well, in a weak economy where there aren’t that many good jobs to be had, things like personal coaching become an attractive job option," says de la Rosa.
I'm always writing; I'm always jotting things down on paper or making notes in my i Phone.
Then I'll make myself sit down and kind of shape it up, but there's really no other way to practice other than onstage.
The particular field of one-on-one coaching has grown exponentially since the beginning of the recession in 2007.