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Self Care Work Breaks

After an amazing holiday season and new year, people are eager to start fresh with a clean slate. But keeping that fresh attitude for the next 360+ days may seem impossible with the busy days that lie ahead, which is why it’s always important to put ourselves first and self care. Work breaks are known to relieve stress, and help with productivity, but finding the time or money for a long break may not always be the most practical, which is why I’ve provided 5 simple, affordable, and FREE ways to give yourself relaxing work breaks for the rest of 2019.

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How Mobile Apps Are Helping My Business

When it comes to running my own business, I wear many hats. From managing my clients, and producing, to networking, and even book keeping, I need to be aware of all the areas, while performing tasks on the go. Using mobile apps are one way I accomplish these tasks quickly, effectively, and with great quality. 

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Is Email Dead? Why Phone Calls and Networking Work

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?

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Top Ten Best Places to Drink Up and Meet Up in LA

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 together

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Tongue Twisters - How They Help You With Interviews

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!

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Best Places in LA To Have Business Meetings - for Free

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.

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Best Places To Meet and Eat in the San Fernando Valley

As a foodie and business owner I wanted to put together my list of favorite places to "meet and eat" in the San Fernando Valley that will keep you within your budget and timeframe in a city full of hustle and bustle. Now believe me, I can name a ton of places I love to go eat in the valley, but this is not just about food, but about convenience, affordability, and ambiance that are fit for business meetings.

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Being Aware of Your Facial Expression When Speaking To Media

In this video I go over three quick tips to get you more prepared for the cameras, and your audience. From having a slight smile, to brightening your eyes, and practicing in front of a mirror, you'll see that facial expressions can make or break an interview and by being more aware of them you'll present yourself authentically and with more energy so that reporters come back for future interviews.

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TOP 5 Must Haves When Attending Networking Events

Attending events may seem pretty straight forward...you get ready, you get there, you network for a bit, then bounce, but truth is, going to a business or networking event without some essentials can actually make a simple day or night, more complicated than it needs to be. I can't tell you how many times I found myself rolling my eyes in frustration because I forgot the most basic necessity.

So with that in mind, I wanted to share my top 5 must have items that you'll find yourself looking for the next time you have a business night out.

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Welcome To The Owl's Nest

Being an entrepreneur can be tough, but very rewarding. When I started Wise Owl Media Group I never knew the doors that would open and the amazing support I would be getting. After more than 10 years as a producer I'm ready to share my life, tips, and ideas to help you along your way and also share my truth and hopefully grow a strong community of fellow media entrepreneurs.

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