Category: tips

  • Make Movies, Watch Movies

    All the best people in the film industry make it a habit of watching a bunch of movies. They don’t watch them just to view them, they are intentional with their viewing. This is a very high level of what can be gained from a business perspective about watching movies and commercials in order to…

  • God Given Gifts Should be Used

    You were given them for a reason. Use your gifts. Chances are you are the only one with your combination of talents. Do something with it. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You have the gifts for a reason We are each the recipient of God given gifts. That friend who has the most amazing garden or the relative…

  • Making Something Different

    Its been said that “there is nothing new under the sun”. Its true everything is a twist on an old idea, but its the quality of the twist that matters. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Creativity is just stealing another idea and twisting it. One of the best bits of advice in business and life is to, “Do…

  • Using Failure as a Guide

    Failure is just a part of life. We shouldn’t be so adverse to it because most of the time it is our best guide to success. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get up and keep going. It’s ok. You work hard and do high quality project or job and yet you get nothing but negative feedback or even…

  • Hiring Creatives

    Its essential, but hiring creative people can be like herding cats if you’re not careful. They’re just different and by different, we mean crazy. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You get what you pay for Paying for creatives is something that seems to generate a bit of confusion. A lot of business owners are not sure that they…

  • My time with Chuck

    Have you ever had the opportunity to meet with a truly brilliant person? I just did. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Find someone wiser than you and hold on I have always been a firm believer in the power of having a mentor. Nevermore so than after meeting with the truly brilliant person. I had the opportunity to…

  • What Leadership Really Means

    Good leaders, can make a the difference in failure and success, and in overall enjoyment. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Lead well and press into people As a business owner, you are a leader even if you don’t realize it. You don’t have a choice in this. What you do have a choice in is what type of…

  • Hire Your Weakness

    The second half of an earlier article about working in your talent. Since we don’t have the luxury of freezing time, we need to be able to rely on others to make it work. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get to know yourself If you are a jack of all trades but master of none, that’s not a…

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    How much does a video cost?

    Here is a simple guide to help you determine what will go into your video production and some tips on how to effectively scale your budget. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Why the heck does it cost so much? Simply, Video equals day rates. Asking such an open ended question as”how much does a video cost?” is a…

  • Work Your Talent

    In order to be efficient, you need know what you’re good at and then have the courage to give what you’re not to someone else. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Success can feel elusive …but often it is due to a few simple issues. Those who are working as freelancers or those who own and operate their own…

  • The Best Things are Never Easy

    You have to go whole heartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having – Frank Lloyd Wright [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The best things in life are free, sort of Author David Levithan has this to say about the important things in life, “Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness…

  • Do more of what you want

    This is the year of doing. No more planning. I’m going to go out and do the things I want to do… finally. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] I’m a big fan of Vimeo. If you don’t know about it, its where all the cool kids go to post videos online. Maybe not the cool kids, but the…