BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE BUSINESS SIDE OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

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Friday, August 13, 2010

entertainment industry coach question 527: What's the worst thing you can say to a person you just met who can hire you?

"Your breath stinks." "I had that shirt, but I gave it to Goodwill... oh wait, that is my shirt." "Is that your wife over there? I slept with her in film school." Seriously, there are too many bad things you can say to keep throwing them out there.

What I will say is, other than the previously mentioned, if you want to stop a budding relationship in it's tracks, ask for work. Nothing kills a conversation faster than asking a virtual stranger to hire you.

Not really sure where you were going with this question so if you want a more detailed answer, please elaborate on where the question is coming from or what is it that you're trying to sort out.

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