The Business Plan

It looks like the main thing that we will be measured on during the initial phase of the ITP program is our business plan.  At the beginning of the second week, Karen talked about the components of the business plan and we had to submit one of the components a couple of days later.  Every…

Getting to know you…

Our second class was called “Drama Fundamentals” with John Burns.  A better title might have been “Getting to know each other” or “Team Building”.  Although we did a bunch of theatre-related exercises, the main purpose of the session was to get to know each other better. Because of the size of our class, we were…

My Year of Living Dangerously

This week, I started the Independent Television Producer (ITP) program which is part of the Ontario Self-Employed Benefit (OSEB) program.  Basically, it’s a program to teach me how to run my own business.  Last year, I was outsourced and gladly became part of the unemployed.  I had hated my job for years.   Although it had…