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Lunchtime Skills Workshop: Claim Your Power to Create the Entertainment Career You Deserve
25 Sep 2018 @ 12:30pm
Looking to have a more powerful say in the way things are handled in your entertainment career? Tired of giving decisions over to your agent, manager, producer or collaborator? Feeling intimidated about money and talking a deal? This interactive workshop will give you the agent’s/life coach’s take on how to reclaim making bold decisions in your career and claim your true creative/business voice. Learn the most effective ways to build your confidence, communicate with conviction and ask for what you truly want. Gain the skills to negotiate in a way that minimizes the fears and maximizes the results. Hear the insider’s tips on how to network with results. Also, learn the most effective ways to pitch yourself and your projects. This workshop is all about claiming your authentic voice, honoring your creativity, leveraging your strengths and being fully expressed.
"As always and even more so today, women in our business are taking up the mantle of courage and truth-telling and consciousness, and they move and inspire me. We are awake now in a way we have never been before."
"My faith is renewed by the way I experience this vanguard moving through the world with such grace at such a complex time. Speaking truth to power and creating a legacy for the women and the men who follow."
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