My interview with Matthew will cover the exact cold outreach email networking steps he learned in the Optimizer program that took him from working in a paint store to, as he calls it, “working jobs he thought would be his endgame.” (pun intended Marvel fans)
Ep184: Networking (the Right Way), Mentorship, and Connecting with ‘Experts’ | with Troy Takaki, ACE
If you struggle with building your network, finding a mentor, and reaching out to strangers you admire, this conversation will help you take your networking game to the next level so you can connect with any industry ‘expert’ in the biz.
Ep181: Overcoming a Dark Past (and Managing the Voices In Your Head) to Become Successful In Hollywood | with Christopher Titus
If you struggle to succeed due to the voices in your head or a dark past that overshadows your present, this episode will flip your mindset and give you a whole new perspective on how to approach your life.
Ep154: Using Humility to Cultivate Relationships and Land Your Dream Gig In Network TV | with Scott Powell, ACE
Learn from award winning TV editor Scott Powell, ACE (24, The Chi, The Orville) the importance of using humility to build relationships and climb the career ladder to the top.
How to Go From Cold Contact to Your Ideal Mentor In Seven Simple Steps
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.
Ep133: Improve Your Networking Skills By Serving First (Instead of Selling) | with Liston Witherill
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.
How to Find the Right Type of Mentor For You (and When You Should Seek the Best)
Discover the 3 types of mentors & how to pursue the right mentor for your goals.
IMDbPro for Networking: The 10 Features That Will Take Your Outreach to a New Level
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).
Ep130: On Pursuing Your Passion (Instead of Paychecks), and Finding the Right Mentor | with Joaquin Elizondo
» Click to read the full transcript There is at least one point in our lives when we make the stark realization that we no …
Ep126: On the Importance of Building Relationships, Asking Questions, and Never Giving Up | with Andi Armaganian
Seasoned editor, Andi Armaganian who successfully transitioned to director is here to inspire you to take the next major steps in your career.
The Editor’s Guide To Networking (Especially If You Can’t Network)
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)” …
Ep107: Recognizing, Mentoring, and Promoting Diversity In Hollywood | with Monty DeGraff, ACE
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.
Want a Response to Your Cold Emails? Then Every Message MUST Do These 5 Things
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.
The 5 Most Common Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cold Emails (and How to Fix Them)
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.
Why Writing Cold Emails Is the Most Important ‘Soft Skill’ You Must Master (Especially If You’re An Introvert)
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.
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