3 Incredible Movies In Theaters Now

          It is rare to have 3 must-see movies in theaters at the same time, but here are the ones you, if really serious about being in show business or being on stage, need to consider rushing to see: The Disaster Artist – I saw it a few days after it came out.  I was so knocked out I went the next night.  And then again last weekend.  Yes, James Franco just deservedly won the Golden Globe for Best Actor for his portrayal of the infamous Tommy Wiseau and the true bizarre story of the making
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How to Get Through The Bad Days

A speaker who came to see me recently, upon listening to my regaling of what had happened at my last event, said, “Gosh, I didn’t realize Jason Hewlett had bad days on stage”. Well, that’s nice of you to think that…and a bit terrifying. My goodness, we all have them! Think of your worst from this past year. Mine include: Doing a fundraiser, and one of my only public shows, in my neighborhood and about 20-30 people showed up! Losing events to Hurricane Harvey and Irma in Houston and Florida within one week of each other and taking a lot
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Social Media in the New Year

Meet Joel Block, Social Media Expert Extraordinaire   Actually, he works in hedge funds and crowd sourcing, and has one of the largest LinkedIn networks on the planet. I know Joel because he is also an accomplished speaker who shares within our speaker community some of the most profound insights I’ve ever seen.  This post below, posted over a year ago by him on Facebook, is still so relevant today, I asked him if I could share it with you.  He’s such a cool guy he said yes, so here it is! Enjoy and implement all of this into your
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Cash Flow is King

  A couple of years into my performing career I became quite cocky. So cocky in fact that I had established my fee at $5,000 for Christmas parties in Utah, which was unprecedented for anyone not famous yet (in the mid 2000’s), and I was pulling in a near 6-figure income in December. Incredible! King of the World! Nope. Come March we were wondering what we should do.  I had turned away every offer that came our way, from $500 to $2,500 and even $4,500. It was around June that my wife said, “Maybe we should adjust your fee during
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What’s Your Spiral Jetty?

  If you prefer to watch the video to reading below check it out here.  We recommend both.   Robert Smithson was 32 years old in 1970 when he created his masterpiece, Spiral Jetty, at the north end of the Great Salt Lake, near Historic Golden Spike National Park in Promontory, Utah. His artwork still garners attention to this day, more visitors making the trip than ever.  Who would have thought this odd creation would stand the test of time?  Luckily for Smithson’s legacy he took the risk of making the art as early as possible in his life, as
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We Are The Accumulation of Our Habits

  Reflecting on a calendar year is a profound place to check ourselves in the department of “what are you made of?” In viewing the accomplishments of the year, celebrating those, and then seeing the even greater amount of failed attempts, challenges, and missed goals, everything appears relative. You may see me as a success, while I may not see myself that way at all, and vice versa. You may be confused by my direction and path because its not the one you thought it should be for me, that I should be more successful, and yet how would you
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Spread Too Thin

  As the year comes to a close I was looking at my goals and intentions to begin the year.  I suggest you do the same! My main projects this year were to get a few major things done, printed, and ready to have available by year end. In looking at my list, I have the following I am working on and aren’t yet complete: The Promise book The Descent book These Are The Days album of original music, with accompanying artwork and poetry book New Design of Web Site Revamped “How To Make a Career From Stage” online course
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Gratitude in All Things

  This blog is for performers and speakers looking to level up their business through online training offerings as well as my interest in helping you avoid some of the pitfalls I’ve experienced. This blog is also for you to understand you are not alone on Mars doing your career. This blog is here because I enjoy sending out nuggets of ideas, either technical or just funny, anything that will help move the chain a little further down the field to your dream end zone. This blog is mostly here because of gratitude. When I started my career I reached
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The Questions Every Speaker and Performer Must Answer

  Throughout November we are deep diving into how to make your career on stage happen, because on Wednesday, November 15, I will be presenting the course in it’s condensed entirety to the NSA Mountain West Chapter in SLC, UT if you would like to join us click HERE. We offer a full course online that gives much more detail than I will here, however, here’s a taste of what you can get with the course and summary of some of the essential points. First week we discussed – Module 1: Mindset  Second week’s lesson – Module 2: Message Last week’s lesson –
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How To Make a Career From Stage: Module 3 – Audience

  Throughout November we are deep diving into how to make your career on stage happen, because on Wednesday, November 15, I will be presenting the course in it’s condensed entirety to the NSA Mountain West Chapter in SLC, UT if you would like to join us click HERE. We offer a full course online that gives much more detail than I will here, however, here’s a taste of what you can get with the course and summary of some of the essential points.  Answer these questions for yourself to determine what needs improvement. First week we discussed – Module 1: Mindset  Last
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