As an entrepreneur I faced many challenges when growing my network of contacts. After years of building an impressive list of managers, agents, and record label contacts as a TV producer, I came to realize that as an business owner, I was going to need to widen my network to meet the right clients for Wise Owl. I also had quit my corporate job, so I couldn't rely on that to get me through the door anymore either. So, I had to ask myself, what kinds of clients am I looking for? and is email the way to connect with them?Read More
In Guatemala, Frijoles are an everyday breakfast item with eggs, platanos, and some coffee. With so many ways to make them, they're versatile, and dynamic in flavor, so learning this first recipe will help anyone make other types of Frijoles including Liquados (blended), Colados (blend & strain), and Volteados (fold to make a spread).
Watch our video below to learn the how to make this delicious dish from mama herself!Read More
The holidays are here which means its time to make some delicious Ponche. My mom learned from the best, both of my grandmas, and combined their recipes into this sweet and tasty holiday cider. Perfect for those warm night and large holiday parties, this hot drink can be made within an hour.
Bring something other than a pumpkin pie to your Holiday parties and try Ponche.Read More
I enjoy having meetings outside of the office because of the social atmosphere you get from not sitting behind a desk. Sometimes I don't have too much time to sit and eat, but still want to find comfort during the meeting and maybe grab some drinks. As a foodie and entrepreneur I've had hundreds of meetings throughout the city, and as a result I put together a list of the Top Ten Best Places to Drink Up and Meet Up in LA for your consideration the next time you plan a business get togetherRead More
Cooking is part of my homes daily routine, but it can sometimes get time consuming. One of our signature go to's is my mans Baked Soy Sauce Wings, that are so simple to make, and only needs 5 ingredients. These are items you can easily find at any store and aren't too costly.Read More
I wanted to create a way for you to have tongue twisters on hand to practice anytime. My Tongue Twister Jar is an easy way to have these funny phrases in a compact way that will remind you to prep daily. With the jar you can practice during small breaks before your acting class, do a quick exercise before you hit the red carpet, or take with you on a press tour, not to mention its fats and cheap to make!Read More
Finding ways to make delicious and healthy food and drinks for my family is important, but can be time consuming. I try and take advantage of any moment especially my work breaks throughout the the day to prep or make some goodies for everyone. In this episode of the work break I teach how to make one of my favorite drinks, Rosa De Jamaica aka Hibiscus Juice, thats easy for you to make over and over again.Read More
Having a business comes with a lot of expenses, and aside from the usual office supplies, and subscriptions, a while back I began to notice that a lot of my costs were coming from networking and meet ups.
I started researching into local places that I could utilize to have efficient meetings with less money coming out of pocket. Since then, have had a lot of success in cutting down my spending while discovering some awesome places to have meetings all over LA. Here is a list of the best places to meet up at little to no cost that can help you the next time you're scheduling dozens of meetings.Read More
Surfing Eventbrite for upcoming events in the city is a weekly go to of mine, and coming across the First Annual Actor's Pro Expo was a great find and not to mention a free gathering of actors, casting directors, agents, and other industry professionals to network and learn more about their craft. With events in NY, and the UK, it was no surprise the expo made its way to LA.Read More
I try and take work breaks and get ahead on some of my tasks or hobbies, be it prepping food, doing something DIY around the house, or visiting a cool hot spot. My life is always on the go, and on The Work Break I'll be sharing those adventures, recipes, and tips you can use to take advantage of all your time including your breaks.
In this first episode of the Work Break I share my recipe for frozen peanut butter banana dog treats, Dog Bark to be exact.Read More