Monday Myth Debunkers – I Just Need to Book One Co-Star Job.

We hear this a lot: β€œI just need to book one co-star job and then…”

And then…?

YES booking your first co-star job is EXCITING, MEMORABLE, and DEFINITELY something to be proud of.

YES booking your first co-star job can help you land representation.

YES booking your first co-star job can lead to booking MORE jobs in general.

BUT (and this is a big-fat-BUT)

π™π™π™š 𝙝π™ͺπ™¨π™©π™‘π™š π™™π™€π™šπ™¨π™£β€™π™© 𝙨𝙩𝙀π™₯ π™©π™π™šπ™§π™š.

You are responsible for your future success, not your booking.

Point is: that phrase = a LOT of pressure. And not necessarily productive pressure.

Point #2: This is the type of mindset that can limit your art.

Instead of focusing on your craft, your character, the moment before, the why…

You find yourself distracted by *that* thought.

Point #3: Even when you do book it (and you WILL), it won’t take away any amount of daily hustle.

When you get the call/email/text saying β€œyou booked it!” What should you do?

Celebrate, of course! Eat the cake, Door Dash the tacos, make the margaritas, text your family.

𝘈𝘯π˜₯ 𝘡𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘨𝘦𝘡 𝘳π˜ͺ𝘨𝘩𝘡 𝘣𝘒𝘀𝘬 𝘡𝘰 π˜ͺ𝘡.

Don’t use those 1 or 2 bookings as a crutch to β€œslow down” β€” let them push your momentum. Ask yourself: how can I maximize this moment? Think big.

PSA: Don’t let the hustle stress you out. Rest, self-care, family time are all EQUALLY important. See tip #4 to help you with this balance.

So what are some effective ways you can keep up the momentum? Here are five, to start you out:

1. Don’t stop learning (this means trying new methods/acquiring new skills that will help you in your career)
2. Be inspired by other people’s success, not defeated. Take notes and feed off the encouragement.
3. Time is precious. π—œπ—»π˜ƒπ—²π˜€π˜ 𝗢𝗻 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 π˜„π—΅π—Ό π—Άπ—»π˜ƒπ—²π˜€π˜ 𝗢𝗻 π˜†π—Όπ˜‚.
4. Try time blocking. Time blocking allows you to systematically dedicate specific blocks of time in your day to certain tasks in order to get more accomplished.
5. Write. Journal. Brain dump. Have an idea? Don’t wait. Stop what you’re doing and write it down. IMMEDIATELY. Thought of someone you should email/follow up with? Don’t wait. Write the email. NOW.


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