Meet a Talent Agent, "What Teens Want", TV Producers' Boot Camp, NashCamp Songwriting Week Top July Media Dates

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Dealmaking, through personal contact, dinners, programs, as well as online networking leading up torepparttar event, is whatrepparttar 146943 Mobile Entertainment Summit is seeking to achieve for its guests during its two day session starting July 27 in Universal City. The Writer's Road Map: Directions For Getting Your Book in Print, happens on July 28 in Tampa. "The Pitch Pit" is a featured event atrepparttar 146944 NATPE Third Annual TV Producers' Boot Camp, July 28 and 29 in West Hollywood. HypeFest is dedicated to showcasing compelling and entertaining short films, commercials, music videos and promos and includes a screenplay competition amidst festivities with an awards show and nightly networking parties, July 29-31 in Hollywood. Fade In: Magazine sponsors its 9th Annual Hollywood Pitch Festival running July 30-31 in West Hollywood. NashCamp Songwriting Week is a Songwriting camp staffed by Nashville songwriters and Music Row professionals taking place on Cumberland Furnace Plantation from July 31 to August 5.

The above events are only a sampling of what is listed. Many ofrepparttar 146945 events above have a submission process for indie and/or performing artists to take part in. Complete details are onrepparttar 146946 "Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events" page at

The events mentioned here are only a sampling of what is listed. Many of the items in the article have a submission process for indie and/or performing artists to take part in. Complete details are on the "Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events" page at

You Can't Not Communicate

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Keeping these components in mind, I believe that there are at least five things that you can do if you want to do a better job of communicating during all those times you arenít thinking about communicating.

Be aware. The first step to improving our subconscious communication skills is to be aware of how pervasive our communication is. Awareness helps us bring things out ofrepparttar subconscious and up to a conscious level. It is atrepparttar 146907 conscious level we can work on them.

Be vigilant. Once we have decided we want to improve these skills and are aware ofrepparttar 146908 factors involved, we have to pay attention. Begin to more carefully notice how people react to you. Confirm your observations by restating your points if you feel you are miscommunicating. Being vigilant means taking more care and paying closer attention to your communication style and results.

Get feedback. I have learned overrepparttar 146909 years that in some casesrepparttar 146910 tone of my voice is too strong - that even when Iím not upset or frustrated by something,repparttar 146911 tone of my voice sometimes sends a different message. Without this feedback I wouldnít even be aware of this issue. Withrepparttar 146912 feedback I can improve. Of course, you may receive positive feedback too Ė about things you are unaware of that serve you well. It is important to receive bothrepparttar 146913 encouragement andrepparttar 146914 corrective ideas.

Make a plan. Work onrepparttar 146915 areas you have noticed. Work onrepparttar 146916 things you received feedback on. Practice new or different techniques. This step is all about modifying and reforming your habits into more successful ones.

Continuerepparttar 146917 loop. Awareness, vigilance, feedback and practice arerepparttar 146918 steps in a learning loop that you can apply over and over to continue to improve your subconscious communication skills.


The grammar isnít great, butrepparttar 146919 logic is perfect Ė you canít not communicate. All of our actions, words and non actions send a message to those around us. To become more effective and better understood, we first need to recognize this fact, then take action to change our communications habits so we are communicating what we want to communicate, more ofrepparttar 146920 time.

Kevin Eikenberry is a leadership expert and the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group (, a learning consulting company. To receive a free Special Report on leadership that includes resources, ideas, and advice go to or call us at (317) 387-1424 or 888.LEARNER.

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