Jeremy Redleaf is an Emmy and Streamy award-winning artist and entrepreneur. He tells stories and creates experiences through his Brackets Creative shingle, including "Odd Jobs," the Streamy Winning web series, "3rd Street Blackout," a feature film (Available on Peacock), and the SYFY special "Who Won the Year?" He's the co-founder of Caveday, a global community built around having a healthier relationship to work. Follow him at @jeremyredleaf on all the platforms!
The ultimate multi-hyphenate.
"Every time I was waiting for the phone, he was going out to make something. And I started to get a little jealous of that because it can be disempowering to wait to hurry up and wait or just to wait."
How empowering it is to make your own films, to make your own work.
Successful working actors are very curious.
Curiosity sometimes just comes out of necessity.
"Well, as soon as I built some self-esteem, I encountered, you know, fiercer dragons."
At some point, I started to identify with being brave and being and being like in the arena and facing the dragons.
The most successful people do what they most don't want to do by noon.
I find for me that being in a community helps a lot. You know, just to know that other people are fighting similar battles is enough for me usually to sort of go like, "cool, I'm just one of the gang."
We all have these sorts of voices of self-doubt.
When I'm faced with a challenge, I go, "Okay, now, if I don't deal with this now, this sucker is going to repeat this kind of situation is going to repeat itself down the road, and it's going to be more painful and more uncomfortable."
There's ego, and then there's the universe or divine or spiritual.
And with ego, it's finite because it ends and begins with me. But with the universe, it's infinite. And so, do I want to tune my radio dial into Infinite, or do I want to tune my radio dial into Finite?
When you act and are in the flow, you transcend your ego and are connected to the infinite.
Yeah, the best way out is always through.
“I am willing, I am willing, I am willing.”
I don't think that we're talking enough about the pandemic in terms of like what it has done to our sort of artists' souls.