Thanks to Dallas Travers (whom I’ve never actually worked with!) here is her technique for goal setting.  Sure, I’ve had this in my inbox for 1 year (UNDONE!!!)… does it make me an idiot or an a**hole?  Don’t answer that. It’s never too late to set some goals, baby.  Do this with me and we’ll all be better hosts, actors, producers, etc. Continue reading

Namedroppers are gauche!

Think that’s the case?  Well, sometimes it can be just the conduit to making a nice connection.

Let’s say you find yourself in a meeting with a person who knows or has worked with a friend/colleague and they have a great working relationship!  Should you mention your friend’s name while you’re in the meeting?  I mean, they’re likely the competition, right? Continue reading