David B. Walton is an American actor, and comedian known for his role in the television sitcom Cracking Up.
We want a direct path to success.  But the road is never straight.  What makes it special isn’t just the destination but the journey that shaped us. Along the way, we discover ourselves.  We pick up skills and learn how to deal with our fears and emotions.  But the emotions that took us to the top often will not keep us there.  We must learn a new set of skills to maintain our success and go further.  In today’s episode of The School of Greatness, I talk about dealing with anger, preparation, and the journey to success with a Hollywood star: David Walton. David Walton is a talented actor who rose to prominence on television and is well known for his role on the comedy series “New Girl” and for his character Will Freeman on the successful series “About a Boy.” So get ready to learn about emotional growth, how to handle relationship conflicts, and mastering your emotions on Episode 869. Some Questions I Ask: Do you ever feel insecure as an actor? (21:30) Why do you think we hold on to anger and frustration? (27:00) What’s the best part and the worst past about the acting business. (46:30 How do you deal with your fear? (52:00) What questions would you ask Tom Cruise? (50:00) What advice would you give to actors who fear their work will be judged instead of appreciated? (55:00) In This Episode You Will Learn: The effects of alcohol on our behavior. (18:00) Why the destructive forces of shame and guilt are so powerful. (20:00) Why we all want to feel loved. (21:30) How to confront your partner or spouse in a relationship. (32:00) How to make it through the challenges of an acting career. (44:30) The importance of dealing with your fears. (52:00) If you enjoyed this episode check out the video, show notes and more at http://lewishowes.com/869 and follow at instagram.com/lewishowes
Armchair Expert Live from Santa Fe at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. April 20th, 2019.
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Oct 27th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
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2 hours, 39 minutes
Podchaser Creator ID logo 682869