Posts Tagged with "hacking hollywood"

What it Means to be “Entrepreneurial”

Monday, September 3, 2012

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What it Means to be “Entrepreneurial”

Up until a few years ago, I’d never thought of myself as entrepreneurial. It was partially due to the fact that I didn’t know what that word meant. (Self-employment is rarely presented as a viable career option to kids. I would like to see that change.) When I learned of folk like Gary Vaynerchuk and […]

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Why You Must Let Go and Trust

Monday, August 20, 2012

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Why You Must Let Go and Trust

I experienced a massive internal shift a few weeks ago. I’ve been aching to tell you guys about it, but it’s been hard to find the words. Sometimes when an idea really shakes up your reality, you have trouble expressing it because you want to make sure to get across the extent of it’s how […]

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A Killer Way to Jump Start Your Goals

Monday, February 28, 2011

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A Killer Way to Jump Start Your Goals

When I graduated from film school 4 years ago, one of my goals was to write a spec script. For those who are not down with the industry lingo, specs are scripts written by aspiring writers for existing TV shows that are currently in production. Specs are used to get writing jobs, agents, enter competitions […]

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Gatekeepers and the Fear of Failure

Monday, January 31, 2011

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Gatekeepers and the Fear of Failure

My friend Jacob over at Sensophy recently published an article in which he posed the following question to a bunch of bloggers and entrepreneurs: What one great thing would you dare to dream if you knew you couldn’t fail? I was very touched to be included, but it was some of the other responses that […]

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My Epic Goals for 2011

Thursday, December 30, 2010

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My Epic Goals for 2011

As a general rule, both multipotentialites and lifestyle designers love setting goals. Consequently, the end of a calendar year is often marked by an outpouring of mass goal-setting in the blogosphere and a flurry of excitement about the future. I am, of course, no exception. I adore the process of turning grand ideas into actionable […]

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Hacking Hollywood: The Unconventional Method for Becoming… a Television Writer?

Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Hacking Hollywood: The Unconventional Method for Becoming… a Television Writer?

I want to be a television writer (among other things). There, I said it. I’ve known this for a long time and have spent many years trying to rationalize the dream away. I’ve told myself that I would need to move to LA, which I would inevitably hate, that the demand for these jobs is […]

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