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How To Change Your Luck In Hollywood

By on September 19, 2017

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When I hear people talk about actors, I often hear “luck” referenced as a reason for their success.

“Sure,” I say. But then, I define luck as being prepared when opportunity arrives. You may not create it exactly, but you sure as hell…


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You Have to Sign the Town Before You Sign the Talent

By on June 19, 2017

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Over the years in this business, I’ve seen many talented people drift away because success didn’t come within their expected timeframe. They’ve spent years at an agency, booked a few commercials, and they get worn out because they just can’t…

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GIVE Theory: Success is Measured by What You Do for Others

By on May 4, 2017

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill”

I love this quote because it so adeptly pinpoints why I am so passionate about giving.

Wealth, notoriety, status, and power are only external, socially constructed measures of success….

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A Day in the Life of a Manager

By on April 6, 2017

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If you do not have a clear objective, you have no definition of winning.

If you do not have a clear strategy, you have no chance of winning.

If all you have are tactics, you have no right to win.

Sharing. Selling. Servicing.

By sharing, you are giving…

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Hollywood vs Hollywouldn’t: 12 Tips to Help Actors Navigate the Hollywood Landscape

By on March 15, 2017

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you have always got.” – Henry Ford

I love actors. Compared to most people, actors are often more personable – they feel more free to access their feelings and emotions. They tend to be more in touch…

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12 New Ways to Think About Life Going Into 2017

By on January 3, 2017

2016 has been a year of big strides for me.

I have needed to do a lot of soul searching, planning, thinking and answering very difficult questions. I’ve dealt with adversity as well – but it has only made me stronger.

Through all this, I realized that life is…

SIMPLE, HONEST and from the HEART

What have you seen, heard, or felt recently that has left you feeling hopeful or inspired? This website is a compilation of all that inspires me and fuels my passions. I have worked for nearly 25 years as an entrepreneur, producer and talent manager, representing an extensive list of Hollywood actors. During my personal and professional life, I have soared pretty high but also sunk to the bottom. The good and the bad have made me who I am, and these experiences have shown me that being passionate and positive is the best way to live life. Some people confuse crazy with passionate. To be clear, I am bat shit passionate. Let this site be an opportunity to explore and enhance all that you are passionate about and how you can find inspiration anywhere you choose to if you are open to it!

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