One of my favorite new discoveries has been the Axios.com daily newsletter. The idea of adding a daily email to my life is huge, as I’m pretty protective of my email, but after just two days of trying it out, I was hooked. Here are a few things I feel could be applied to film distribution:
Do you know how much work you need to stay afloat? To pay the bills? To be profitable!? It’s a pretty simple equation but man, it took me like 5 years in business until I finally realized how simple it was. Oh, and then I’ve forgotten it many times. Here’s the simple equation to work …
When talking about success in an artistic field like filmmaking or music, I usually tell people that I believe that talent accounts for about 20% of success.
The other 80%? Doing the work.
Morning pages: a simple morning routine that can change your entire day.
Every once and a while, if you’re lucky, you stumble across something or someone that takes a belief you have, confronts it, and forces you to change.
Yesterday, that happened to me.
When you’re raising money, you often find yourself doing a lot of waiting. Waiting for an email. A phone call. A text.
It’s freakin’ excruciating.
I guess I’ll call this a post on networking.
Think back to the last time you went to an event, convention, luncheon, etc. Try and remember the most important conversation you had or the speaker that spoke.
Now, try and remember every single thing that they said.
I’ve successfully completed a full week (this post makes 8 days) worth of the #100DayChallenge. I started last Saturday and wanted to share a few thoughts from this first week.
After the inauguration happened on January 20th, many of us–myself included–felt a combination of “oh man” and “what do I do now?”
The latter emotion took over and by the next week, we had uploaded the first episode of a new web-series we call Zion Politics.
It’s a weekly political show that mixes the topics of what’s going on in politics with the doctrinal teachings of the Mormon Church.
We’ve got a buddy that’s incredible at coming up with great ideas.
If ideas were what mattered, the guy would be a millionaire many times over by now.
You can see what’s coming, right?