[Podcast] Ep98 Q&A: Surviving the Graveyard Shift, Dressing Properly To Be Active At Work, and Recovering From Intense Events

A common question I get from listeners and readers is, “How can I survive the graveyard shift, and what strategies can I use to maintain my fitness and health working late at night?” We answer this question and more in the latest edition of the Q&A podcast, as well as sharing why if you are working a late night shift you should quit your job as soon as humanly possible because of how it’s destroying your health and well being.… Read more...


[Podcast] Ep89: Q&A – Hacking a Standing Workstation, Dealing with Micromanaging Producers, Calming Your Mind at Night For Better Sleep, and Making Sense of Supplements

In this month’s Q&A podcast we answer a wide range of questions:

What are some good tools to use to hack your standing workstation to avoid bad posture and fatigue?

How can you deal with micromanaging producers & directors who never allow you to take even short bathroom breaks during an edit session?… Read more...


[Podcast] Ep87: The Art of Less Doing (And More Living)

How much time do you spend every day in your email and your various other inboxes? How about running errands, paying bills, posting messages to social media, or any one of fifty other repetitive tasks that never seem to end? It can often seem nearly impossible to manage the amount of things that have to be done on a regular basis, but the good news is there is a better way.… Read more...


[Podcast] Ep84: Q&A – Trello In Post, Time Blocking, and Exercising While Working


In this episode Zack and Natalie answer questions submitted by listeners just like you:

• Learn how we use Trello in our scripted television post workflow

• Learn what the most effective time blocking method is to stay productive while still maintaining your creative energy

• Learn how to approach your supervisor for a height-adjustable workstation

• Learn how to deal with people in your office that don’t understand (or agree with) you wanting to take quick exercise and walking breaks at work

• Learn additional strategies for getting more done during the day

See below for additional topics of conversation.…


[Podcast] Ep82: Parenting In Post

Balancing any kind of personal life outside your demanding career in post-production is difficult, but when that personal life includes children, it can feel nearly impossible. Having two young kids myself (a 6 year old son and a 4 year old daughter), I know how impossible it can seem to be present as a parent while being equally focused on your job for 12+ hours every day.… Read more...


[Podcast] Ep80: Small Steps, Giant Changes

Blake Calhoun isn’t a celebrity director, he’s not a health & wellness expert, and he’s not going to drop any giant knowledge-bombs on you in this episode. He’s just a hard-working filmmaker and editor doing his best to raise two kids and create cool stuff in the process.… Read more...


[Podcast] Ep77: Why You Keep Failing At Your Goals (And How to Fix This)

We all set goals, and we’ve all written down New Year’s Resolutions. But inevitably over 94%* of these goals and resolutions fail. Why? Because we’re not setting our goals properly and defining our roadmap to success.

In this episode I speak with Jeanette Goodrich, a former air force pilot and now one of the top high performance coaches on the planet who is trained by and works directly with Brendon Burchard, the world’s #1 most-watched personal development trainer and one of the top 100 most followed figures online, in addition to being the #3 highest earning high performance coach on the planet.… Read more...