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When it comes to casting, Lisa Zambetti is a busy casting director on the rise. She’s cast a ton of projects from indie films to the long-running CBS hit series “Criminal Minds”. I’ve known her for many years and find her to be an incredible judge of talent, and extremely…

I like to analyze things. Doing so can have its drawbacks, but it’s a valuable trait as relates to my career as a Hollywood talent manager. That’s because I don’t just passively watch shows, read books, and listen to music — I actively consider the context of what I consume. I think…

I’m fascinated by success. As a Hollywood talent manager for more than three decades, I’ve spent years studying the differences between people who succeed and those who never quite accomplish their goals. I’ve learned there’s no one-size-fits-all prescription for success, but there are qualities most successful people share — regardless of whether…

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“There are x types of people in this world.” You’ve probably heard everybody from your Grandpa Joe to Clint Eastwood in any movie say some variation of this mantra.  And for good reason; it keeps life simple.  You grew up hearing Grandpa Joe was a wolf and his nosy neighbor…