Posts tagged networking

So… tell me about yourself.

One of my favorite things about working with actors and other creatives is helping ’em get down with one of my favorite things to do: Answer the prompt, “So… tell me about yourself!” Seriously, I…

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Dinner Party

We have a very small, invitation-only offering coming up through Self-Management for Actors and we’ve been making a lot of lists, basically using the “fantasy dinner party” scenario. You know this one, right? It’s the…

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How Actors Can Use LinkedIn

Greetings, Bonnie Gillespie. Great column this week, as always. While I agree with most of what you wrote, I dissent on the issue of LinkedIn. It’s true that most actors misuse it. It’s true that…

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Web of Trust

In last week’s Your Turn, I mentioned the Web of Trust, in answering a question about preparing for a pitch. Today, I’d like to share a visual with you, which should really help you map…

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Hero of the Moment

An actor friend of mine was talking about a referral she had been offered by a guy who comes into the restaurant where her “survival job” takes place. This guy was seated with a group…

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For Your Consideration

I’ve seen friends win Emmy Awards before. Writer friends. Producer friends. Even director friends. I’ve seen actor friends win, too, and that’s always fun, as it’s a celebration of people doing what they love at…

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How to Network Badly

Last week, after a long hiatus, we had a Hollywood Happy Hour Holiday Bash and it was awesome. Over a hundred lovely folks from all areas of the industry popped in over the course of…

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