The Agile Career Podcast

When Your Dreams Meet Reality

May 03, 2020 Günter Richter / Alastair Thomson-Mills Season 1 Episode 5
The Agile Career Podcast
When Your Dreams Meet Reality
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The Agile Career Podcast
When Your Dreams Meet Reality
May 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
Günter Richter / Alastair Thomson-Mills

In this episode, actor, Alastair Thomson-Mills joins me. He talks about the tough and, often, not so glamorous journey to becoming a professional actor. Alastair shares the steps he took and the hard work involved in ultimately making his dream come true. He talks about the skills that he has learnt as an actor and how these serve him in other aspects of his life and career. Without giving too much away, Alastair talks about some truly heartwarming experiences. 


Key Takeaways

  • The importance of finding a mentor that can help you reach the goals you have set out for yourself
  • The importance of loving what you do and doing what you love
  • How building rapport can help you. Maybe not immediately, but definitely in the longer-term
  • Using humour and honesty to build relationships
  • The importance of self-awareness
  • How we should all display empathy towards others
  • How to keep going when it doesn't seem like you'll reach your goals


Interesting Things That Alastair Shared


Connect with Alastair

Listeners can learn more about and connect with Alastair via IMDb or his Spotlight profile.

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/gunterrichter)

Show Notes

In this episode, actor, Alastair Thomson-Mills joins me. He talks about the tough and, often, not so glamorous journey to becoming a professional actor. Alastair shares the steps he took and the hard work involved in ultimately making his dream come true. He talks about the skills that he has learnt as an actor and how these serve him in other aspects of his life and career. Without giving too much away, Alastair talks about some truly heartwarming experiences. 


Key Takeaways

  • The importance of finding a mentor that can help you reach the goals you have set out for yourself
  • The importance of loving what you do and doing what you love
  • How building rapport can help you. Maybe not immediately, but definitely in the longer-term
  • Using humour and honesty to build relationships
  • The importance of self-awareness
  • How we should all display empathy towards others
  • How to keep going when it doesn't seem like you'll reach your goals


Interesting Things That Alastair Shared


Connect with Alastair

Listeners can learn more about and connect with Alastair via IMDb or his Spotlight profile.

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/gunterrichter)