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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Which Sandwich

We gotta move! Our own decision fatigue can be holding us back from giving our audiences what they need. When I go to a restaurant with friends, the most important thing to me is the friends. I know if I spend all day looking through the menu options I will… Spend a lot of time Which Sandwich

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Dealing With Flack

With everyone developing more of a social consciousness, and with our society making opinions more and more important, there’s a ton of flack going around. Flack means nothing I’m not really into taking unsolicited feedback. It’s usually off track. I love getting solicited feedback from people who know what I’m doing. Flack usually comes from Dealing With Flack

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Serve more

This is the annual time for my facebook friends to post about how we all need to support local businesses or small businesses. This is my annual time to ask small business owners to find more ways to support their customers. This is way more important. Our businesses are community services. We are here to Serve more

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Casting Breakdown

It’s a generous thing to create a casting breakdown when asking an entertainer to do a job. A breakdown lists the details of the gig as thoroughly as possible so that a potential hire can imagine the entire job. HERE’s an example – to submit for this job, send an email to scot@scotnery.com. please send Casting Breakdown

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More About Jelly Beans

I want to keep reiterating we are not lazy. We are doing great. It comes up in so many conversations with creators. Things are hard to do. It takes a bunch of jelly beans to do what look like straightforward tasks. Simple things are not easy. Here’s a story to illustrate. It’s not a good More About Jelly Beans

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Ticketed Shows & Holidays

Scot Nery’s Boobietrap occured every Wednesday for five years, so we ran into some holidays. We didn’t stop for Fourth of July or Christmas or Halloween. Ticket selling gets weird with all the holidays. So, we gotta think about the experience of the ticket buyer. Gasp! Another post about empathy! In line with that, I’m Ticketed Shows & Holidays

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