Posts tagged stoppers

Don’t Go It Alone

I was watching a talk presented by the badass Mel Robbins. She’s new to me since a ninja shared this quick interview at our Self-Management for Actors Facebook group a couple o’ months ago. Aside…

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Do You Put an Expiration Date on Trust?

I was jamming with one of my brilliant Self-Management for Actors mastermind groups this week and the issue of trust came up. I asked this simple question: Do you put an expiration date on trust? And now…

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Actors: Social Media and Stoppers

Ah, actors. I love y’all. You are smart and creative and clever and you’ve got a shitton of hustle. Unfortunately, someone has taken your natural inclination to look for what might give you “the edge”…

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Actors and Social Media: The New STOPPER

It’s no secret that a few casting directors have gone on record stating that an actor’s social media following can influence casting decisions. While opportunistic marketing gurus have found a way to use those few…

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Stoppers

As actors everywhere are taking meetings with target agents and managers before we roll into episodic season, I’m hearing a lot of the reasons that actors are getting told NO. “You’re nonunion.” “You’re too old.”…

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Actor Stage Names

A friend and I were recently discussing the trend of soon-to-be first-time parents choosing baby names based on the availability of the name as a website. Yes, really. This is a thing. More unique spellings…

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Lies You Tell Yourself

Many times, we get into the habit of believing the stories we repeat in our brains — and to one another. I saw a fabulous tweet from Naomi Campbell that summed it up pretty well:…

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