Written by Optimize Yourself
Shiran Carolyn Amir, ACE is a film and television editor, who is also actively involved in the Motion Picture Editors Guild. She’s worked on projects such as 9-1-1, Z-Nation, Chucky, Fear The Walking Dead, The OA, and Love Victor. What’s unique to Shiran’s success story is the method she has used in order to reroute her career and pursue her dream work. Counterintuitively, it involves not working at all. In our conversation today, Shiran shares with us the strategy she uses to step away from work so that she can dive all into pursuing what is most fulfilling to her (which is helping others).
Beyond her unique strategies for developing a fulfilling life and career, Shiran is also here to share with us how providing genuine value is the key to strengthening your community and creating a strong, supportive network. In a world where there is no shortage of highly skilled workers, providing value is how Shiran went from zero connections in the industry to working as an editor with an Eddie nomination. While Shiran’s career path might look like a string of “luck”, as you’ll learn today, it came after she focused on providing value, not as a strategy, but as a heartfelt human desire.
If you’re interested in expanding your network, looking to extend your reach in the world, or, want more fulfillment in your life, this conversation is for you. Shiran’s strategies are simple enough that anyone can apply them (and clearly effective enough that you should). Beyond learning some great new strategies, you’ll hear all about Shiran’s unique life story that is sure to leave you feeling inspired.