A few months back as I was in the middle of a 6x per week weight training regimen, there were literally 3 days in a row where this weird thing happened.
I go back to this thought often: am I consuming too much? Consumption can come in many forms – information (books, Ted talks, etc.), content (netflix, youtube), social media. Life feels out of balance if we do too much consumption in relation to the amount of creating. I tend to go back and forth in …
At the beginning of this year, our company went through about a 2 month drought after a client bailed on a project that had already started. We were counting on another $30,000 coming into the company between December and February.
It still hasn’t shown up.
I’m a month in on this 100 day challenge experiment where I’m writing a blog post every day for 100 days. (Repetative much?)
One of the biggest take aways so far is just how important it is to write stuff down. In the last week alone I’ve found myself running for my notebook or reaching for my phone a number of times to get an idea down on paper.
A great script. A name actor. A name director. A realistic budget. A producer. Distribution. Someone willing to give you money. Seems pretty simple on paper, right? It is, until you realize how difficult each step is. You think you have a great script. But do you? How have you validated it? What actors …
One of the great things about consistency in most things is that every amount of effort you put into it builds on the work you’ve already done. Like I said the other day, the mantra of “it will all work out” sometimes does more harm than good. However, the flip side is that you dramatically improve …
I first came across the phrase “drinking the Kool-Aid” when I worked at a car dealership in late 2009.
It was the only job I’ve ever been fired from. Surprisingly, it was for *not* drinking the Kool-aid.
Last weekend I found myself constantly glued to my phone screen, refreshing facebook and the pages app to help spread the newest video we had released on Friday afternoon for Zion Politics.
It was horrible. I couldn’t put down the phone. I was up late, I was checking it at church, and was distracted from being a present husband and Dad.
So, this week, I turned it off.