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.   Mike Aug LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeaug/   Concert Shop: Website: https://concertshop.store Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/concertshop.store Twitter: https://twitter.com/theconcertshop Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theconcertshop/   Chicken Scratch LLC: https://chickenscrtch.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chickenscrtch/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicken_scrtch Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chicken_scrtch/   Behind the Scenes Foundation: https://wp.behindthescenescharity.org   Terri Walters Twitter: @TerriLWalters - https://twitter.com/TerriLWalters LinkedIn: @TerriLWalters - https://www.linkedin.com/in/terrilwalters/ Email: Terri@MoonfishProduction.com   Event Yak Website: https://www.eventyak.com/podcast Facebook: @TheEventYak - https://www.facebook.com/TheEventYak/ Email: terri@eventyak.com   Moonfish Production, Ltd. Website: http://www.moonfishproduction.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/moonfish-production-ltd-/ Facebook: @MoonfishCreative - https://www.facebook.com/MoonfishCreative/ Email: info@MoonfishProduction.com   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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