Lessons from Hollywood (1+1)

About the same time I wrote my blog “Lesson from Hollywood (1)” focusing on the importance of hard work, across the “pond” in Canada, unknowingly, my lovely 15-year old niece Cameron chose a similar topic called “Is There Really Such a Thing as Talent?” for her English class essay. It is excellently written with conviction […]

Lessons from Hollywood (4)

Many Hollywood celebrities mentioned that they were “at the right place at the right time” to be “discovered” or given the opportunities for a major breakthrough in their careers. “At the right place at the right time” probably does not mean sitting at home and waiting for the phone to ring offering you an Oscar-winning […]

Lessons from Hollywood (3)

The control of emotion by actors and actresses is something that worth learning. Acting for a large part requires the expression and control of emotion at will (anger, sadness, joy, happiness, contentment and the list goes on). This skill can be very valuable in life as well, for example, anger management and building rapport. Keeping […]

Lessons from Hollywood (2)

The second lesson after hard work is focus. I happened to know a few actors and actresses (no Hollywood stars yet) and I am always impressed by their high level of concentration when they are focused. Come to think of it, it all makes sense. It takes hours if not days or weeks or months […]