In this article I’d like to take a much deeper dive down the rabbit hole to help you better understand the seven simple (not to be confused with easy) steps that can help you turn a cold contact into a connection, then a relationship, and potentially even your ideal mentor.
Liston Witherill is the founder and creator of Serve Don’t Sell, and he’s on a mission to help 100 million people become world-class, ethical communicators. He understands that networking can be intimidating, especially for busy creatives who identify as introverts and just want to focus on their craft. Liston and I discuss the mindset shifts you need to make in order to network successfully and why doing so can improve your career exponentially. This episode will teach you the psychology behind effective networking and how to apply it to your unique situation so you can not only expand your network but also build better and stronger relationships to advance your career and improve your well being.
Discover the 3 types of mentors & how to pursue the right mentor for your goals.
IMDbPro is my #1 recommendation if you’re looking for a tool to build your network of creative professionals in the entertainment industry. The ten features I detail in this article are just a small portion of what it has to offer and in my opinion make it worth the price of admission (and then some).
» Click to read the full transcript There is at least one point in our lives when we make the stark realization that we no …
Seasoned editor, Andi Armaganian who successfully transitioned to director is here to inspire you to take the next major steps in your career.
Author’s Note: The following is an article I originally wrote for the site Filmeditingpro.com titled “The Editor’s Guide To Networking (Especially If You Can’t Network)” …
Monty DeGraff, ACE worked in post-production for 9 years before he met another black person. He’s an uplifting voice to mentorship & diversity in Hollywood.
If you want to know how to get a response to your cold emails, here are 5 things every one of your messages MUST contain.
If you want people to respond to your cold emails, make sure you’re not making one (or all) of these 5 most common mistakes with your cold outreach messages.
Imagine where your career could be just one year from now if you consistently sent just one thoughtful, personal, and authentic message per week to people in your area of the industry who could provide you with priceless career advice, mentor you, introduce you to the right people, open the right doors, or even hire you for your dream job.
Learn the most common mistakes people make when reaching out to potential mentors, colleagues, & people they want to work with… and what to fix to skyrocket your response rate.
Academy-nominated editor Dody Dorn, ACE shares her insights on mentorship as well as her candid story about transforming her health and her mindset to survive the brutal realities of editing blockbuster films.
Learn how to network and build the right relationships, even if you don’t know anyone…or in Evita’s case didn’t even speak English well to start.
Here’s a hard truth few are willing to admit: Pigeonholing is not an accident. As frustrating as it might be to believe, “I keep getting …
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