Wayne Ingram is a professional actor, entrepreneur and podcast host with an avid interest in the personal development side of creative careers. In 2011 he founded Tap the Table Productions which allows him to produce and perform in projects he loves while empowering fellow actors to do the same. Along with his friend Cem Yildiz, he shares his business insights on their Powerful Nonsense Podcast and encourages young professionals to pursue their passions while embracing technology and an entrepreneurial mindset.
One of the best tools we have these days is social media. – Wayne Ingram
To start their podcast, they checked out John Lee Dumas’ shows on how to start a podcast along with other things to learn from. Wayne emphasized, for new podcasters, make sure that you have more than one episode on launch day. Twitter is a good professional and personal tool. Success habit: Meditation.
Wayne’s One Idea
For his most recent venture, he and his friend Cem Yildiz decided to start a podcast from Cem’s platform on Powerful Nonsense to share their deep thoughts and talk about things they felt strongly about.
Powerful Nonsense podcast at times would interview other people and sometimes it would be just a debate amongst themselves regarding subjects they feel deeply about. Tap the Table was developed with the aim to empower actors to go have their own productions instead of constantly trying to be discovered by big production companies.
♦ Identify who it is that you’re providing value to.
♦ Networking is one of the most important thing for new actors.
♦ Followers don’t equal sales, it’s the value that you give to people.
4 Moves To Start A New Business
If they were to start another business today, they would concentrate on these areas:
- Think about where you want to be at the end of your career – then work backwards from that.
- Develop your personal brand.
- Constantly work on your craft (constantly learning).
- Learn with other people.
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Secret To Success
Show up every single day and do the work. Consistency.