“On the few occasions where I’ve talked to film students, one of the things I stress, in addition to learning your craft, is how you behave as a person. So I ask them, “What are the stories you want people to tell about you?” Because at a certain point, your ability to get a job could turn on the stories people tell about you. The reason he continued to ask me to work with him (after 5 flops) was because he liked me personally. He also knew I was a responsible filmmaker. If I’m an asshole, then I don’t get that job. Character counts."
Stop for a second and ask yourself what kind of story your tenants would tell someone about you as the property
owner in a casual conversation. Let’s say your tenants are sitting around with their neighbours and they are telling stories about their landlords, good or bad. Most tenants do this, especially if you have a multiplex unit. Read More