Looking for work?
Ready to start your own business or go independent?
Fresh out of school?
Going back to school because you’re out of work?
Are you a creative ready to make money doing what you love instead of something just to pay your bills?
Looking for the career mentor you never had?
If you answered yes or maybe to any of these questions, it’s time you Put Your Dreams First.
Read the most comprehensive book on the market about the music, film, TV, and new media businesses. The book Chuck D hails as “new entertainment bible”: Put Your Dreams First: Handle Your Entertainment Business.
Inside you’ll learn:
How to educate yourself for SUCCESS
The myths of the biggest entertainment industry cliches
How to move up without selling out
How to network powerfully and get tangible results from your contacts
What to do and what not to do as an intern, executive or boss
How to leave a hostile work enviornment to your highest benefit so you can move on to bigger and better career endeavors
About the lucrative behind-the-scenes careers in the business no one talks about
Real talk from real winners in the game!
Tired of pat answers from panels or vague platitudes that you can’t apply to your situation? So was I. That’s why I spent seven years getting over 90 amazing powerhouses to break it down for you in one book.
Hear intimate stories of trials, and triumph from dynamic industry veterans who’ve seen the ups and downs–and share them so you can learn from their experience.
Vanessa Williams, recording artist and stage/screen actor
Lisa Cortes, film producer and
Best Actress Oscar winner Mo’Nique (Oscar winning “Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire”)
Mystic, Grammy nominated lyricist
Cathy Hughes, Founder of Radio One/TV One
Shanti Das, music marketing master, author of The Hip-Hop Professional, and founder, Press Reset Me
Pamela Watson, Celebrity Fashion stylist/designer
The Incredible Ms. Lago, Mixer/Engineer (Justin Timberlake, Keri Hilson)
You’ll see why BET Chairman & CEO Debra Lee had this to say about Put Your Dreams First:
“It provides such clear, helpful advice that I would have loved to have owned this book at the start of my career!”
Thembisa’s next apperances:
September 17: Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference Author Pavilion & Emerging Leaders Panel, 2:00pm
September 25: Passion To Action Career Seminar, Bennett Career Institute, Washington, DC (First 50 registrants receive free book with purchase. To register, click here)
To view the trailer and buy the book, click here.
To inquire about booking Thembisa, click here.
Fresh press on Thembisa S. Mshaka & her book
Thembisa talks with Oakland Local’s Niema Jordan about how college changed her career path and her life: