Based out of Los Angeles, California, Steven Gagnon possesses decades of invaluable entrepreneurial experience in and out of the entertainment industry. He is currently the Co-CEO of Element Media Group, a subsidiary of Element Global, Inc., where he works with his team to finance, produce, develop, and acquire Broadway productions, television shows, and films.
Soccer has been around since the 1860s, leaving plenty of room for iconic moments to flood the scene. Every sport has them – those memorable moments that every fan will hold dear to their hearts. Or the moments that fans love to hate.
It’s safe to say that soccer has more than its fair share of historical moments, thanks to the wide variety of tournaments found around the world. Here are some of those top moments, though it is far from being a complete list.
Hand of God
Not all moments in his...
Podcasts have changed the name of the game, allowing listeners to stay up-to-date in whatever their passion may be, all while being entertained. There are now hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there, which means that there’s a podcast for nearly every niche and interest out there.
This is a massive boon for those interested and involved in the entertainment industry. There’s so much to stay current on, and these podcasts can make that challenge a bit more bearable.
The Inside Byte
Entrepreneurs are busy people – they have businesses to run and new skills to pick up. The simple truth is that entrepreneurs are always learning, either through experience or through the words of others.
Naturally, one of the best ways to learn something new is through reading books, and there are thousands of books regarding business and entrepreneurship. Here are some of the top books worth checking out.
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
How to Win Friends and Influe...
The Tokyo Olympics are in full swing, which means there’s one question on everyone’s mind: what does it take to get into the Olympics? Everyone knows that it must take grit, determination, and talent, but what else?
Most Olympic athletes have dedicated their entire lives to participating in the Olympics. It took years of work, countless hours listening to coaches, and a dedicated team planning every step of the way. But for many, those ideas still sound somewhat abstract.
For many industries, an individual must have an impressive portfolio to stand a chance at getting their dream jobs. This is especially true in the entertainment industry, where the resume is only half the battle.
The look of one’s portfolio may change, depending on their specialty. A photographer’s portfolio will naturally look vastly different from an actor’s portfolio, for example. Yet, there are some standard rules and advice that can be followed to achieve the best outcome.
The Role of a ...
Entrepreneurs are busy and social people. As such, they deal with countless people throughout the day – handling calls, heading to meetings, and responding to emails. As such, a successful entrepreneur should take the time to discover the best email practices for their style.
Email can be an effective and productive way to communicate – both with individuals and large groups. As such, it is a key tool for entrepreneurs to use, so mastering email etiquette and efficiency is essential.
It isn’t difficult to find sports documentaries these days – people just can’t get enough of them. Sports documentaries tell the stories of favorite athletes – the best and the worst that the industry has to offer. They can be inspiring, informative, or concerning, depending on the spin.
Yet even with that in mind, there are certain sports documentaries that stand above the rest. These are the ones that will always be remembered by viewers and should be watched by any enthusiast out there.
When looking at how the entertainment industry has changed over the years, it is critical not to overlook YouTube’s role. Along with a plethora of newer streaming services, YouTube has changed the way many people look at the industry.
YouTube was founded back in 2005 and later bought by Google (for $1.65 billion). These days, YouTube is the go-to site whenever someone is seeking to learn a new skill, watch cute cat videos, or find a new indie film.
The Rise of YouTubers
Many things make YouTu...
Entrepreneurs are some of the busiest people out there- they have to fill many roles in their business, regardless of they are the only employee or if they lead dozens. Given all that entrepreneurs have to do on a given day, it’s safe to say that time management is key.
The real question is, how do entrepreneurs successfully get it all done? How do they keep everything organized and their thoughts straight? Here are some tried and true time management tips, perfect for any aspiring entreprene...
Being an entrepreneur means having the ability to operate a business, be it large or small. Naturally, many challenges go with such a career path, and thus, specific skills can help make it easier.
The most successful entrepreneurs are the ones that have developed a particular set of skills. These skills allow them to run their business in such a way as to raise the odds of success.
Willing to Learn
An entrepreneur’s job encompasses many tasks. They sometimes have to be involved in every aspe...
Are you looking to understand more about the entertainment industry? Regardless of whether you are part of the industry or simply a passionate fan, there are plenty of podcasts out there ready and willing to inform listeners.
Screen Talk is Indiewire’s take on entertainment podcasts and is one worth listening to. Indiewire Deputy Editor and Chief Film Critic Eric Kohn is co-host alongside Hollywood Editor-in-Chief Anne Thompson. Together, they explore the area where indie films me...
Sports and other physical activities are great for children – it keeps them healthy, teaches them valuable skills, and helps them form new friendships. Naturally, every parent wants to encourage their child to fall in love with sports – a task that is sometimes easier said than done.
Encouraging a new passion or hobby requires a delicate balance. Parents must be careful not to push too hard, lest they risk their kids turning around and forming negative associations. Here are some tricks to he...
There are many lessons to learn in life. Some of the greatest lessons a person can learn come through more approachable means, such as through sports. Sports are fun and exciting – both to play and to watch. Yet they can also teach us important lessons about life, other people, and even ourselves.
Playing sports requires commitment. It’s one of the first lessons any child can learn through sports. They have to set aside the time to practice independently, attend group practice sess...
Every industry faces different trends, demands, and challenges. This goes for the entertainment industry as well – an industry that has been heavily impacted following the events of 2020.
They say that if an industry can’t adapt, it is doomed to fail. The entertainment industry has been struggling to adapt when people want more on-demand entertainment, more experiences to remember, and easier access.
One of the biggest struggles in the entertainment industry right now is the ...
Every year new businesses have to learn, adapt, and change their strategies based on growing trends. Naturally, this means that entrepreneurs must be even more willing to fight to stay ahead of the curve.
Advancements in technology, changing demands, environmental and socioeconomic events all have impacts on the business world. A savvy entrepreneur knows how to interpret these changes and plan accordingly.
Internet of Things (IoT)
One large growing trend is the hype surrounding the Internet o...