“There’s always a new challenge to keep you motivated.”
– Sean Connery
The Slate Board Has Clapped!
That thing they slap before beginning a scene in Hollywood is called the “clapperboard” or “slate board” and, guess what? Your 2023 movie has begun!
The question is, are you hanging out in your talent trailer still feverishly learning your lines, getting your character profile in place and readying yourself for camera. . .
Or are you ACTING?
It’s showtime folks. Let’s get off script and play this one!
Here’s some tips to turn to when your production process has stalled:
1. Get real authentic with a solution-focused (vs victim) mindset2. Reach out for help, input, advice, encouragement – you gotta ask!3. Wrap yourself inside of structures of support and accountability4. If things remain stalled, return to item 2 above
“One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: rise above the little things.”
– John Burroughs