Archives: advice

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 2

    Day 2 did not disappoint. It was very much a hands on opportunity which everyone took advantage of. All day in a sound stage with really expensive professional equipment just making normal stuff look beautiful. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Roberto Schaefer ASC AIC Today in the cinematography masters class we spent the majority of the day, and…

  • ASC Masterclass 2015

    So the American Society of Cinematographers puts on a Masterclass. I was fortunate to have been accepted to the program and attend. I have done my best and will continue to aggregate the immense amount of knowledge of the next few days here. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The class taught by masters So the first day of…

  • Time with Dave

    I have been on somewhat of an opportunistic streak lately by meeting with older men who have been through a career and have some great advice to offer in hindsight. This time I had less of a one-on-one opportunity but one where I was able to sit in on an interview and glean some great…

  • The Formula for Success = Preparation + Timing

    Defining success is important but knowing how to arrive is a close second. Being prepared for the opportunity is key. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get ready because opportunity waits for no one What is success? That’s a good question. Likely, everyone who reads this will have a different answer. That’s because the very word success can mean…

  • Replacing the Campfire

    Story telling is essential to our lives. If you didn’t realize it, you are reading stories all day every day. Paying attention to what people are saying can be eye-opening. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Stories are the life blood of relationship Once upon a time, we sat around a campfire and told stories. Sometimes, they were heartwarming….

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • First things first

    Above all things, people matter. We take the stance that we want to care about the things God cares about, so we care about people. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] What matters most to your business in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area? Think hard about that before you answer. It’s not the money. It’s not the number of…