HBP003 – Marshall Button – Choosing To Be a Professional

Choosing To Be a Professional with Marshall Button

Marshall ButtonMarshall Button is much more than Lucien. Marshall works in film, television and with the business community, helping to make everyday events come to life in an energetic and always entertaining fashion. Marshall is a much sought-after M.C. Some of his appearances include the annual convocation for the New Brunswick Association of Chartered Accountants, the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, The Business Hall of Fame, dinners featuring the Canadian Prime Minister, The Bobby Orr Tournament in Support of Breast Cancer Research, the NB PGI (Peter Gzowski Invitational), and moderator of federal leadership debates, to name but a few.

To learn more about Marshall feel free to visit his Web Site

In this Episode Marshall Button tells us about…

  • How a teacher told him to not do professional work for free
  • How he attributes success to the ability to listen to his surroundings and capture it in writing
  • The difference between being a professional and doing it for fun
  • The importance of creating your own work
  • Learning to deal with rejection
  • How setting show dates is a good way to motivate yourself to be productive
  • The importance of being easy to get along with

Books recommended by Marshall

The Catcher in the Rye
Laurence Olivier: A Biography
So Anyway by  John Cleese
Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops
Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin

As always feel free to leave your questions and comments

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