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Professional Development in Hollywood

Posted January 24, 2010 By Richard Leo

The film industry might seem glitzy and glam, but a lot of the things that you do for professional development are the same in film. You must be tenacious and open to knew experiences, which in corporations could be executive training and in film could vampire Westerns.

The part about being tenacious is true too. You cannot let the fact that your promotion to manager or director went to another person. Liam Neeson was up for the part of Doctor Van Helsing in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, but the role went to Anthony Hopkins instead because he was an it boy … Read the rest