From Actors to Writers and from Grips to Graphic Designers, work in entertainment has a lot of variability which affects careers, lives, lifestyle and even mental health. With all these ups and downs, how can Entertainment professionals stay resilient in their careers?

One answer is finding alternative income-generating activities in the face of work inconsistency.

In partnership with The AFC, the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry, CareerCycles is pleased to offer this special series of our Career Buzz podcast, featuring success stories of Entertainment Community Professionals who found alternative income-generating activities.

In this episode of Career Buzz, in partnership with The AFC, we hear from ⁠Rex Hagon: An actor and director, Rex developed a side career as an executive coach and trainer. He uses his transferable skills in communication and presence and “holding a room,” in his work with business leaders.

If you have any comments on this episode, please email

Share it!