99 No's, 1 Yes. Persistence was something that was brought up in the last episode, and Chris and Stewart take the conversation farther. What does it mean to keep going? Should you? How can you turn defeat and failure into a learning moment?
In October 2004, Chris Edwards spearheaded the founding of THE THIRD FLOOR, Inc. in Los Angeles. Since then, the company has become the most prolific previs studio in the world, contributing to Hollywood projects from Avatar to Gravity with credits on wide-ranging film and television projects such as Game of Thrones, The Martian, Mad Max: Fury Road, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Marvel’s Iron Man, Captain America,Thor and Avengers franchises.
In this episode, the two Chris's meet and discuss the long road from being a dreamer to being a creator.
Chris and Stewart follow up the last episode with a discussion about Mentors - What it means to have one, what it means to be one, and how to get one. Being a mentor can actually be more beneficial than finding one.
Chris talks with the creator of Mograph Mentor, Michael Jones, about building the online education platform, the future of education, and what it means to have people who believe in you and your goals.
Chris and Stewart follow up last week's conversation with Blair Enn's, with a discussion about one of the rules of "Blair-topia" - Say What You Mean.
Blair Enns is the author of game changing book Win Without Pitching. He has survived the ups and downs of the business side of creativity for long enough to achieve guru status. On this show, Blair talks about the philosophy that informed his book, and, ultimately, lead to the Win Without Pitching program.
Stewart Schuster and Chris continue the conversation around if not allowing to be creative is an exclusively Asian American experience. Is The Immigrant Mentality Towards the Arts a broader issue?
Jennet Liaw is more than just a designer. She's a role model to many especially Asian American women who dream of following their dreams versus doing the responsible thing. On this show, she shares feelings about going against the grain and finding success.
Not being afraid to do what you love. Vietnamese American Trung Bao talks about how he learned to just go for it and where it led him.
Are people born confident or is it a skill you can develop? Find something that you are really good at and use that as your anchor.
Pros and cons of being a freelancer vs having a staff position. Blind Creative Director Mathew Encina shares his experience in the field.
Chris and his former business coach Keir discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work.
Using the subconscious mind to create concepts and solve creative problems.
Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World.
Chris Do sits downs with Founder and Creative Director, Yo Santosa for her perspective on building brands with personality.
Young Designer Noha tells her story and Chris gives her tips for making it in L.A.
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Cheryl, John and Aaron join Chris Do and discuss why some people feel compelled to talk more than they need to. This episode continues our discussion about going past the sale.
Be comfortable in the dead space. Learn to listen and be present.
How I Became a Millionaire. Should I drop out of college to pursue my career? What does it take to run a startup. How do you become a millionaire with no college degree launching a tech startup?
CEO and founder of HireWire, Chau Nguyen sits down with Chris Do for this insight conversation about risk/reward, grit and betting it all. Chau talks candidly about big pivotal decisions, no regrets and the challenges and sacrifices that are needed to become a successful entrepreneur. This self made thirty year old became a millionaire and exited his first company Campus Special for 20 million dollars at the age of 33.
How was he able to do it?