Communicating 101 in a Socially Distanced World

Communicating 101 in a Socially Distanced World

The pandemic has accelerated our use of media. We are using it more than ever to communicate, and we must learn to use it effectively. Maybe you’ve been struggling with just how to use social media or create webinars to tell your story or present your work...
The Instavangelist Era and the Light Behind the Screen

The Instavangelist Era and the Light Behind the Screen

I grew up in the era of the televangelist. Rex Humbard and Oral Roberts were the pioneers. Today we live in the era of Instavangelists. They are the preachers and evangelists on Instagram. Our screens have shrunk, but we are still watching, listening, and are drawn to...
What’s Coming? Is it a Problem or a Dilemma?

What’s Coming? Is it a Problem or a Dilemma?

I have worked in Hollywood for about 20 years as an actress and with my husband at our media company Cooke Media Group. Together we have filmed in multiple cities, countries and continents and have taught on issues surrounding media, culture and faith. One of my jobs...
Priorities that Work

Priorities that Work

Most of us lead pretty diverse and busy lives- by the end of July I will have been in 4 countries in 2 months.  I am sure you have lots on your plate as well if you’re living and breathing in this fast paced world.  Even keeping up with twitter, instagram, facebook,...

Gettin’ It Done Means Lose the Multitasking

One of the hardest adjustments for me as a new mom and young actress building a career was having to stop in the middle of reading and memorizing a role to attend to my new daughter. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely loved being a new mom but I also cherished being an...