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Michael Roderick
Interests: My Favorite Blogs: http://www.theproducersperspective.com/ http://nytheatre.blogspot.com/ http://showshowdown.blogspot.com/
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You can check out the latest blog post, "Introverted Entrepreneur" by COO + Creative Producer Norah Turnham, by clicking here I'll be posting links to tomorrow's APT post and Friday's post here on One Producer in the City but, starting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at One Producer in the City
Today's blog post can be found on the new blog Investing in People and it's about making sure to say,"Thank you" and remembering where you come from. You can check it out here. Don't forget to subscribe to the new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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After much deliberation, I have decided to make a big change to the focus of my blogging. As you know, Small Pond recently launched our new website and part of that includes a blog. I will be posting all of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Last November, I had an idea. Last December that idea turned into THIS. After the first ConnectorCon there was a significant amount of excitement from the participants so back in June we hosted the second one. Now I am proud... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's A.P.T. is Pavan Bahl. I met Pavan a few years back and he has spoken at ConnectorCon, made some great introductions for me, and is always working on some great stuff. His latest venture is the Freestyle Fashion... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's retro Wednesday post is a little rant I had all about permission. Funny how it was written in 2011, yet still holds up today. Enjoy! Excelsior! June 30, 2011 A word about permission It's been very interesting to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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I get introduced to a lot of people. I also make a lot of introductions. There is one rule I always follow when I am considering connecting two people: I ask myself, "Am I wasting anyone's time?" It may sound... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Last week I was not posting on this blog, I rarely posted on social media, and didn't spend much time online at all. The Reason? I needed to go dark. In the theatre world, shows have dark nights where they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Given that Friday the blog was dark, I moved the guest blog post to today. Below is Allison Bressi's story of how she became a producer and the awesome collaborative project she is currently working on. Take it away Allison!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's A.P.T. is Josh Rivedal who has been part of the A.P.T. team before. He's now about to release a new book and has some great stuff to share. Enjoy. Excelsior! Hey all of you Mike-Rod lovers. Yes, today... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's retro post is about a topic near and dear to my heart: Saying Thank You. Have a look and be sure to say it today if you've forgotten! Excelsior! P.S.- The PLAE application deadline is coming up! Make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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If you're on the sidewalk in New York, an interesting thing happens: You can easily become invisible. Ask anyone who has been walking while checking their email, or focused on getting to their next destination how many people they actually... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Imagine you went to a great lunch with everything you could ever want. Now imagine that after finishing that lunch, you went to another meeting and found out they were serving lunch. You would most likely either politely decline or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's A.P.T, is Michael Simmons. I was introduced to Michael a little while back and was instantly impressed with the work he was doing in the entrepreneurship space as well as his understanding of realtionships. I decided to follow... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's post comes from 2008 when I was still teaching. The message is still incredibly relevant as it discusses the importance of listening. Enjoy. Excelsior! November 13, 2008 Listen up! I remember reading a science book and happening upon... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Those four words have stopped more innovation than any other. It's very easy to focus on the things that we don't have and get into a funk over that. Also, when we can rely on the statement that we are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Many of us live in a world that has been carefully constructed for us. We have a job in which we have specific tasks to complete, a set number of hours or days that we work, and a system that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This weeks' A.P.T. is Isaac Klein who speaks below about the process of developing a show in the Fringe called See Jane Give Up Dick. I have known Isaac for quite some time and saw the show yesterday. It's very... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's retro Wednesday post is all about how easy it is to not realize that our social media statements are seen by the public and that we need to be careful of what we write. Check it out below.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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Last week, I announced the applications for PLAE and I will be hosting a PLAE info session to tell you all more about the course and provide some free introductory lessons on some of the topics we'll cover. These topics... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's A.P.T. is Valerie Hager who has a show in Fringe this year called Naked in Alaska. Below is an interview with Valerie about her process by Theatre Beyond Broadway's own Malini Singh McDonald. Enjoy! Excelsior! P.S.- PLAE is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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This week's retro post is all about looking at the context of your situation when networking and starting conversations. Have a look! Excelsior! P.S.- PLAE applications are still being accepted. Make sure to apply today! July 14, 2009 Don't be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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No, this isn't a personal finance blog post. You can find that type of info HERE. This post is about giving credit as opposed to using a card. When you're getting something off the ground, you are usually scarce on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2013 at One Producer in the City
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I am excited to announce that, after 3 years, I am bringing back one of my most popular classes. PLAE started as an experiment to see what could happen if artists were given the same kind of training that entrepreneurs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at One Producer in the City
I thought I'd share the guest blog spot today with a few TED talks that I recently watched and really enjoyed. Each talk deals with someone who had a difficult moment in their life that caused them to start something... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at One Producer in the City