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Cross Creative taught an old dog new tricks!

I’ve been working as a producer for over 20 years and I’d like to think I know the industry inside out.Carving my skill set mainly on the job, I was keen to sharpen my career in a business sense, so applied for Cross Creative.

Negotiation was never an area I needed to work on, I was confident using tried and tested methods – until I watched video footage of myself during role play. Instantly, I recognised that my body and voice was saying opposing things. Too often we can’t see our mistakes until they’re shown to you – and I was doing a lot wrong!

From the get go, you truly get out what you put in from Cross Creative. It’s not a cookie cutter programme, workshops respond to its delegates’ aims to ensure they get the most from the opportunity. Spend time on your application and be honest, I did, and today I’m braver and have the confidence to stick to my guns without feeling apologetic.

Interested in Cross Creative?

Applications for the 2018/19 programme open on 3rd September 2018 and close on 24th September 2018. 

Cross Creative is funded by Scottish Enterprise, BBC, Channel 4 and Creative Scotland. There is a delegate fee of £500.