Choosing The Career

In entertainment, we’re not just picking our careers from a catalog or a guidance counselor’s list. Usually, the work we do doesn’t fit into a job title and it doesn’t match anyone else’s career. Basically, we’re making it up. Recently, I’ve been re-making mine up many times over. I’m still trying to figure out what Choosing The Career

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Rebellion = Blind Following

I used to be really into rebelling, trying to figure out how I could get away with everything maximum perpendicular to the grain. I wanted to do what nobody else was doing. I wanted to break all the rules of entertainment. It might sound like an old man thing, but I didn’t find that to Rebellion = Blind Following

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Gratitude Is Selfish Is Generous

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving day and I know thousands of you will be disappointed to know I won’t be blogging. So, hopefully this will give you something meaty to stuff your mind. We are generous. We are fueled by a mission that is giving. To get to action on this mission, we need gratitude. We don’t Gratitude Is Selfish Is Generous

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Take Up Space

We deserve as people to take up space… to exist. When we take up space and are vocal about what matters to us and who we are, it gives others permission to do the same. We have good stuff to do. We can be loud with it and that adds to the lives of others. Take Up Space

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Awards On A Site

I talked about how to show value in a site and one of the ways is an awards section. These don’t have to be an Oscar or “World Champion!” They don’t have to be from contests. They can be… A contest won A contest finalist A contest selection A repetition of success “5 Time Guest Awards On A Site

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Cussing

Here’s some stuff cussing expresses We’re all adults here Let’s get loose A more genuine surprise especially if the situation is inappropriate (like on a sitcom when they bleep it out) We are familiar, we are friends I am bold Anger Rebellion Insanity Please use swears unsparingly, but have fun with them.

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The Need to Fit In

Many folks are drawn to entertainment as a way to fit in. They feel that they were an outsider, except when the stage happened to them, or when they had some kind of art to share. When this feeling comes up for us again with our audience, it can really screw us. The thing that The Need to Fit In

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Hierarchy in Design

Being decisive is what we do in design and what we do in entertainment. We take responsibility for making decisions for our audience. Then, we can guide them along like happy sheep to a wonderful place, an important experience, or a fulfilling message. I used this meme before and here it is again… We notice Hierarchy in Design

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Don’t Do It

When people ask me generally if I have any tips on how to make it in showbiz, I generally answer them “Don’t do it.” If a person doesn’t really really want to do it, it’s not worth it. I definitely wouldn’t recommend my path in my career even though I love it and I’m grateful Don’t Do It

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A Pigeonhole Is a Door

We create a vast lavish room of luxury for our audiences. We make wonderful safe place to explore the entertainment we create. This room has it all. It’s great. So much of ourselves. The issue with getting people into the room is the door. The door is small. Someone feels safe stepping through a door A Pigeonhole Is a Door

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