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Lessons I’ve Learned in the Past Year From Clients

Not everyone is suffering. Some people are thriving. Same with businesses. Business can move fast. Panera created a curbside grocery service at all their stores in 14 days People can move slowly. Everyone’s dealing with psychological, geographical, and organizational issues from a quickly changing world. Schedules get changed a lot and that’s okay. People are

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When We Go More Global

People started doing live interactive streaming entertainment. Suddenly, the small town performer who dominated her 40 mile radius was in competition with the world. Local performers from everywhere could do shows for her area and might be better… and might be cheaper. This shift also affected the world-traveling entertainers in a weird way. Just like

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Entertainment Badassery Means No Side Projects

When our main project is in our mission, we don’t need side projects. I have been an explorer for a long time. I’ve learned a million skills, tried a million types of entertainment and I am here to tell you some of it works. What doesn’t work is side projects. Side projects are things we

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Jeremy Found Something That Doesn’t Exist

Jeremy Carberry likes stepping into the unknown of nature, but now he’s stepping into the unknown of entertainment. He’s been behind the scenes a lot, but now he wants to scratch his own itch and make a podcast that he thinks must be heard. Get on the free email list for when it launches https://theteethpod.com

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Production Quality vs Authenticity

I used to believe that production value was detrimental to presenting authenticity in performance. I thought a stripped down street performance as more real than a Hollywood movie. I was afraid to make things too polished as to avoid pushing my audience away. Entertainment is fake A painter uses paints (pigments that block light) to

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Favorite Garage Portrait Lighting

This is my favorite way to easily light for a portrait. Get out of direct sunlight and let the ambient light outside a garage door light the subject. It’s pretty straight forward. The ultimate would be a black garage, but this white one with all the garage-type stuff does fine. I have an extra light

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Generosity + Security

Seth Godin recently put out a podcast about protecting ideas which funnily sounds like it was written by me. I don’t spend a lot of time trying to protect my ideas. I have faith that the things I create are not easy to implement I like making new things because they need to be made

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You’re the Hero

I’ve spent a lot of energy in my past waiting for a hero to save me creatively, financially, business-wise, socially, etc. The hero always came, but it was always me. I want to remind my readers that we have a lot of awesome parts. If we survived this long, we’re making it work. Things might

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Followers ain’t Fans

Think of things we are fans of. We tell people about them, we look forward to the next thing they create, and most importantly we buy from them. For someone or thing to deserve our fandom, it needs to be awesome, yes… but it also needs… brand / unique identity consistency benevolence prolificness dependability value

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