Brant Pinvidic pitched ideas for a living. As a highly successful TV and film producer, his projects were born and died via his ability to communicate the concept simply, quickly, and effectively.
Over time he discovered a simple format that all strong pitches shared. We got to dig into his 3 Minute Pitch format, his journey into and out of Hollywood, and how to apply his format to your life, career, and work.
Brant was a lot of fun to interview. He’s a true professional and a master of his craft. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.
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In this episode you’ll learn:
- How Brant got into Hollywood
- Why you shouldn’t follow other people’s career maps
- Brant’s mindset towards new goals/projects
- What’s stopping you from moving forward
- What to do if things doesn’t work out for you
- The difference between self-doubt and situational-doubt
- Why understanding self-doubt and situational-doubt important
- Why the phrase “You can do whatever you put your mind to” isn’t helpful, and what else to use instead
- Why focus one one thing is better than many
- How Brant knew it was time to make a jump from producer to speaker-consultant
- What happens if you focus on potential failure
- “The 3-Minute Rule” and Brant’s new book
- How to apply “The 3-Minute Rule” to your work, career, and life
- How to apply Brant’s pitch format to a job interview
- What Brant thinks about “Meaning, calling, and purpose” when it comes to work
Books mentioned: The 3-Minute Rule by Brant Pinvidic