Posts tagged be professional

When You Know Better…

I heard a saying recently (not for the first time, but for the most recent time) that hit me differently than it ever has before and it kind of pissed me off, because we're so…

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The Work: Ep. 0706 — Be a Solution

Thank you for joining us for Episode 0706 of The Work. Download Here! Be a Solution: Most actors are trying to solve the problem of booking work! That’s completely backwards. When instead actors focus on…

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The Work: Ep. 0518 — Grace

Thank you for joining us for Episode 0518 of The Work. Download Here! Grace: β€œThere are not good things or bad things that happen to you in life. There are only things that happen, and…

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Be in the Moment

I was recently sharing the story about my CTJ meeting with a boss I had back in 1989. I was bartending my way through college and making great money (it’s fascinating what a hot little…

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The Work: Ep. 0516 — The Spiral

Thank you for joining us for Episode 0516 of The Work. Download Here! The Spiral: Every hard lesson that comes in this industry we’ve chosen seems to be one we’ve learned before, just at a…

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Don’t Be a Stage Parent

Just in titling this week’s column, I’m conflicted. “Stage mom,” “stage dad,” “stage parent,” these phrases all have a negative connotation in the entertainment industry, and I don’t want to perpetuate that. But this phrase…

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