Being an entrepreneur is the most stressful and rewarding thing. There’s a reason so many companies fail in the first year. It’s fucking hard. In the beginning, the stress can very easily outweigh the reward. Loving what you do isn’t always enough to power through. Reality is relentless. These bills have to get paid.Read More
The dreaded negative self-talk loop. If you’ve ever created something that means something to you (or if you’re just a human living on this earth that doesn’t suffer from extreme narcissism), you’ve probably experienced it to some degree. It’s an internal stream of dialogue that insists that nothing that you do is good enough. That nothing will change for the better. That every push toward your goal is futile. Again, this is a spectrum, but the far end of the spectrum can be crippling.Read More
We filmmakers are some of the most persistent people out there. We hustle hard for projects we’re passionate about and we’ll stop at nothing to see them come to fruition.
Although I feed off of that excitement and tenacity, there are a few basics that every aspiring screenwriter or filmmaker should know if you want to get your project in front of people who you want to produce it.Read More
If you’re a freelancer, you know how it goes.
You get up. Grab coffee. Sit at your computer (in your PJs) and… the cat knocks over your water, you need to binge Queer Eye again, your bed looks way too inviting. Your apartment is filled with distractions, but the idea of fighting over a spot with a nearby outlet at your local Starbucks is a daunting and often fruitless venture.
Here’s what you need to do to hunker down and get to werk at home.Read More
No one who is happy in their job seriously entertains the thought of leaving. So, if you’re here right now and you’re reading this, this is for you.Read More