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The Struggle Is Overrated

In one of the many spectacular convos going on in our Self-Management for Actors Facebook group recently, the topic of STRUGGLE came up. Specifically, someone had advised that actors should always “live poor.” Stay in…

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Don’t Take the Bait

Y’all know I’m a big fan of dispassionate labeling. (News to you? Get up to speed here.) One of the ways this plays out in a major way for me is in stuff we’ll call…

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“What if I suck?”

Hey! I’m back from Kauai! (Wanna see some favorite pics? They’re here.) In a few hours, I’m hosting a Facebook Live broadcast about agent drop season (it’s upon us) and prepping for agent meetings, because…

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Introducing Next-Tier You

I did something brilliant with my SMFA alumni master class in New York last month. It was cool. It was something I’d never done before, but the muse woke me up in the middle of…

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Caring Less about What Others Think

Notice I didn’t title this “Stop Caring about What Others Think.” There’s a reason for that. Even those of us who really care very little what others think will have moments in which we’ll feel…

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Getting Emotional

Before I get to the getting emotional stuff, here’s three quick Facebooky things: Keep an eye on the SMFA Facebook group where Erin will soon be posting a leadership opportunity for our year-end free 11-day…

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Trending Upward

Hello gorgeous! Holy cats, I'm back from New York! And while this was a truly spectacular trip with more Self-Management for Actors goodness packed into a week than I've ever experienced, there are a few…

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Are You SURE It’s Impossible?

My phone blew up. I mean, if I hadn’t already been eagerly watching the Television Academy livestream of the Creative Arts Emmys, there was no way I wouldn’t know the news. Kim won. Kim Estes…

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Be New

Let’s talk about the benefit to being new. Whether you’re new to the craft, new to the business, or new to any particular element of *running* your business, there’s so much goodness to come from…

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Hate vs. Love

“I think you should talk about it,” my lead assistant said to me in our team meeting. “It” is how we’re all feeling. As if there is *one* feeling we share. Hell, maybe there is….

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