113 Branding Blog with Joie Gharrity

Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot

Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot

Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot Early in my career when I worked in the Hollywood Entertainment industry, I had the pleasure of getting to work on the Sony studio lot. In the middle of the lot was a cobblestone Main Street lined with storefronts like a soda...

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Start Asking For What You Want

Start Asking For What You Want

Start Asking For What You Want We are taught at a very young age to ask for permission. So when we become adults it can become a difficult habit to break. I believe that asking for permission is really our way of asking for acceptance and approval as adults and can...

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Red Pill or the Blue Pill

Red Pill or the Blue Pill

I was watching an interview the other day and the featured guest was talking about happiness and how it is literally a choice. Not just when you get up in the morning but the opportunity to choose to be happy comes along every minute of the day. It got me thinking...

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Your IT Factor Is Patiently Waiting

Your IT Factor Is Patiently Waiting

When I was in LA on a business trip recently I got thinking about how the town refers to new discovered talent as having the “IT Factor.” I remember early in my Hollywood career thinking how lucky a person was to have been born with the “IT Factor” and how crazy it...

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The Deep End of the Pool

The Deep End of the Pool

When I was in my twenties I was required to get my lifeguard license to work a Summer job at a camp for kids. I was a strong swimmer so I thought this would be a no brainer. Day one I knew I was in for an uphill climb. The course had several different requirements and...

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Diamonds and Gems

Diamonds and Gems

I hit the road and enjoyed a weekend of nature, beach and fun. At night, I would look up and see a sky full of stars. No phone, no computer and no TV which meant no distractions. Life was simple for 48 hrs. As I packed my bags to hit the road and head back to the city...

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