We're excited to introduce a new series of guest topics for creative and performing artists: Spring Fling Productivity Solutions For Actors & Creative Professionals written by our friend and business colleague Kristine Oller, a notable Los Angeles Change Strategist.
Why feature this Series?
Being based in Los Angeles, many of our organizing clients are (but not exclusively) entertainment professionals including film, commercial and television actors, voiceover talent, fitness models, professional photographers, web series talent, writers, authors, crafts people, casting directors, make-up artists, set decorators, wardrobe consultants, costume and production designers.
We get many of the same organizing and productivity dilemmas over and over. We thought for a change of pace we would turn to someone who not only coaches creative and performing artists, but who also has a performing and small business background: Kristine Oller.
Topics Kristine will be covering:
- Set up a top-notch mobile office in your car.
- Sure-fire ways to use a calendar to schedule auditions and meetings.
- Home office paperwork systems that will not kill your free time.
- How to save yourself from tinkering with to-do lists all day long.
- How your home is an important tool for your acting or creative career.
What if you're not an Actor?
You may or may not be a creative professional. However, there are many professionals that live and work out of a car. You may attend meetings, deliver samples, meet with clients, coordinate purchasing and juggle erratic schedule opposite the typical 9-5 job. The tasks you perform, and the continuous pressure you may feel, is much like the challenges facing a working actor or performing creative artist.
Who else can benefit from the series?
- Real Estate Appraisers, inspectors, Notaries;
- Executive Recruiters, Professional Organizers;
- Closet Designers, Interior Designers;
- Power Line Inspectors;
- Mobile Mechanics, Plumbers, Electricians;
- Mobile Pet Groomers, Personal Concierge;
- Mobile Veterinarians;
- Liquor Reps;
- Insurance Claims and Pharmaceutical Reps;
- Amateur Sports Referees;
- Caterers and anyone with food truck;
About Series Author Kristine Oller:
Kristine Oller is a Los Angeles-based change strategist who specializes in guiding successful people as they transition to their next Big Dream, particularly creative and performing artists. A graduate of Linfield College in Oregon, Kristine was a working actress (SAG-Equity-AFTRA) for a decade. As a successful small business owner, Kristine operated an award-winning professional organizing company for 15 years before "retiring" in 2011 to pursue offering her strategic guidance to individuals and groups full time. Visit Kristine's websites for more information visit KristineOller.com and TheActorsLibrary.com.
Kristine's series is used with permission and originally appeared in Backstage Magazine. The series is edited by John Trosko.
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