I ask them, "How many people do you know in the entertainment industry?"
The average answer is 5 -40.
Then I ask, "and of those 5-40, how many are in the position to hire you?"
The average answer is 0.
The biggest problem is that people in our industry understand their craft/art, but don't understand the business side AKA how to generate work. I know I answered your question, but I'm sure this will only trigger more questions about "how" to generate work effectively. And to that I say...
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