Mike Aug is an amazing example of resiliency. As a Project Manager and a Production Manager, you have to be. In this episode, we talk about COVID-19 Compliance, and what film and event locations might look like in the coming months. We also discuss courses you can take to get certification as a COVID-19 Compliance Officer, and talk about who pays for your quarantine time, as well as the value and fun of re-inventing yourself in a niche business.
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Episode 22 By the Numbers:
00:00 | Terri Walters
Meet Mike Aug: Event Production Manager, Certified COVID-19 Compliance/Safety Officer, Entrepreneur and Gadget Geek.
04:05 | Mike Aug
Why I stepped off after 22 wonderful years at a staff position.
09:37 | Terri Walters / Mike Aug
On being a teacher/staffer vs. being an owner, the challenges of working for yourself, and the key to surviving.
12:36 | Terri Walters
Is there a difference between working corporation gigs vs. outdoor, festival-type events?
16:33 | Terri Walters / Mike Aug
A COVID-19 silver lining – safety first!
22:49 | Terri Walters
What surprised you the most during your COVID-19 safety compliance training?
24:39 | Terri Walters / Mike Aug
What happens when an event professional has to quarantine after traveling to an event? Who pays for your mandatory “down-time?” What does the new work model look like?
31:48 | Mike Aug
A new niche? The COVID-19 Compliance Officer (CCO) creates an entre for people wanting to get into production.
35:06 | Mike Aug
The Gadget Geek takes over and creates the “Concert Shop Store” – everything a black shirt (and dirty handers) needs on-site!
43:45 | Mike Aug
Charity Giving with the Behind the Scenes Foundation – helping entertainment technicians in need.
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