“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when time and circumstance permits. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; you take inspired action, and create miraculous results!” ― Art Turock
This is one of my favorite quotes because there are too many “interested” actors in our business. The kind of actor I can make the biggest impact with is possibly reading this message right now. “Committed” actors find a way over, through, or around any obstacle. (Time and money being the two most prominent in our field, with overwhelm a close third.)
So which one are you? Read this post all the way to the end and take ACTion, or you will, by default, be in the “interested” category…see ya.
It’s my up close, personal experience of working with so many actors over close to two decades now, that I’ve unfortunately seen way too many folks simply not show up, chase the next “shiny object” and stay stuck in a holding pattern doing the same things over and over again. I think this is a product of interest and not commitment.
So I ask you to take a really deep look. Are you COMMITTED to an extraordinary career?
Here’s a little to do that if you actually do it, will help you get what you want for your creative life much faster! Go back and read, all the way through to the end, my last 3 blog posts regarding your resume. Then make all of the suggested changes to your online casting profiles and hard copy versions.
Give your new marketing piece a chance out there in the world, track your new and improved results, and get back to me in the comments. Here are the titles with direct links…I really can’t make it any easier for you than this…
So COMMITTED actor, get into ACTion!
Even before you take on this task, give me a taste of what’s to come. How do you feel about actually doing this and reporting back? Inspired? Resistant? Feeling empowered or thinking too much about it all? Comments please and thanks!