Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 1013: What do I do to stay busy when times are so slow?

I feel like I just answered this.. maybe not. Maybe I just get this question a lot...

Business action ideas:
1. Re-establish with 30 contacts
2. Reach out to 10 business advice mentors
3. Visit 5 sets (if it's holiday time, go to 5 parties)
4. Attend 1 networking event/week and meet 5-10 people at each

Many people spend all of their time in between jobs, stressing out about being out of work and then, once they have the next job, they look back and regret not enjoying their time off.

Off time ideas:
1. Hang out with friends you've been out of touch with
2. Once a week, spend a day doing something you enjoy: the beach, a day trip to another city, a movie with popcorn & soda, a sports event, a museum, the planetarium
3. Exercise
4. Pick up an old hobby

That should keep you busy for a while.

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