No doubt that my conversation with Troy will inspire you to rekindle your passion for your craft while equipping you with the right tools and mindsets so you can stay happy, sane and well.
We can do our jobs and we can live our lives and the more fully we are able to live our lives and the more humanely we treat ourselves and the people around us the better we can do our jobs.
Marc breaks down what makes a “high value question” (it’s far more simple than you think). We discuss simple questions you can start with to begin changing your life, as well as how a simple practice of journaling can support this process.
After making several immediate changes to his lifestyle, Marc is here to share those with you so that you can set yourself for a healthy future.
Nick’s story is incredibly inspirational and packed with simple advice you can start using today.
Ralph and I dive deep into his life, his successes, and his failures along the way far beyond just his role as Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid and Cobra Kai.
If you love what you do but you don’t want your career to destroy you, Jerilynn and Kimi can definitely guide you in the right direction!
Eddie Hamilton, ACE (Top Gun: Maverick, the last 3 Mission: Impossible films, Kick-Ass 1 & 2, and X-Men: First Class) and I candidly discuss his experience editing Top Gun: Maverick and what drove him to asking for help before it was too late.
At the epicenter of the conversation last August during the most contentious portion of the IATSE contract negotiation was perhaps the IA Stories Instagram account where IATSE members discovered they weren’t alone in enduring the horrors of working in Hollywood: Burnout, abusive working conditions, and sacrificing everything – including even their lives – to simply keep their jobs in the entertainment industry was apparently everyone’s story.
As creative professionals, the pressure to come up with new ideas and be daring is stressful at best, and debilitating at worst. This pressure leads to limiting beliefs, imposter syndrome, and procrastination. And if it persists over long periods of time…even total burnout. What if there was a better approach to reinventing yourself, your work, and even your health & body image so you could fully tap into your limitless creativity?
Two members of the costume department discuss the realities of working in Hollywood production, how they’ve been exploited, and most importantly what steps we can take to affect positive change in the entertainment industry.
In this community Q&A I have a candid conversation with my coaching students about how we can set proper boundaries and avoid exploitation…because whether we like it or not, a contract isn’t going to save us.
I and the Optimizer coaching & mentorship community discuss the upcoming strike vote and what we can do to support better working conditions in our industry for years (and decades) to come.
Never let others determine your value. Only you can determine your value. Are you willing to speak up for the respect you deserve?
Learn from tentpole Hollywood feature film editor Alan Bell, ACE how he maintain healthy habits & routines to maintain optimal levels of creativity while working on the biggest projects in Hollywood.