When it comes to working the brutal hours that have become the norm in entertainment, negotiating for better pay, and fighting to make changes in industry standards, most of us feel helpless (and hopeless) about where to even begin. What if we were paid for the value we bring to a project rather than the number of hours we clock in each day? Today’s guest Scott Jacobs, a longtime editor, AE, and MPEG board member, tackles this question with me. If you’re interested in having a little bit more ammunition to advocate for a job that is more focused on value than hours, and most importantly working smarter (and not harder), my conversation with Scott is a must-listen.
Ep128: How to Have a Successful Career Without Sacrificing Family | with Farrel Levy
In Farrel’s own words she firmly believes:
“You can be proud of the work that you do and also proud of the fact that you’ve had a good life.”
Redefining Parenting to Stay Sane While Working From Home
The challenge of parenting while working from home can be overwhelming. Here’s how I make it work and you can too.
Ep111: Parenting In a Post-Pandemic Hollywood | with Natalie Boschan, Bari Winter, Yvette Amirian ACE, and Monica Daniel
For parents, the “new normal” of post-pandemic work is going to be anything but normal. Parenting in Hollywood is uncharted (and terrifying) territory…
Ep109: 20 Questions to Ask Your Father on Father’s Day Pt2 | with Al Arnold
This is the second of my two part interview where I’ve created a series of 20 specific questions I’m calling “20 Questions to Ask Your Father On Father’s Day”
Ep108: 20 Questions to Ask Your Father on Father’s Day Pt1 | with Al Arnold
For a long time, I’ve wanted to sit down and do an interview with my father to ask him the big questions about life that we seldom (if ever) really discuss.
Ep73: “I’m Not Going to Let the Business Kill Me” | with Fil Eisler
Learn how award-winning composer Fil Eisler completely transformed his 24/7 workaholic lifestyle from unhealthy to running a marathon.
I Was Tired of Putting My Kids to Bed via FaceTime Every Night. Here’s What I Did About It.
I’ll never forget the two simple sentences spoken by my (then) 5-year-old son that changed the course of my entire life. I was editing the …