Why working for myself was difficult at first


My last day at WDSU was July 27, I took a few days off, then started my new job: Media Consultant.

Scott Walker Consulting opened its figurative doors on August 1 after many months of planning and preparation. The nearly four months that have passed since then have been quite a learning experience for me. The biggest challenge early on was managing my days. In the TV news world, everything usually happens in one day.  It’s a deadline-driven environment with several daily deadlines, most of which never carry over to the next day. The pressure is constant and it all revolves around the clock.

My new reality moved me away from that and toward a week that needed to be managed by day over the course of five days. My solution after a few frustrating weeks, during which I felt like I was always trying to do too much, was a week-at-a-glance sheet. It saved me. 

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Client news: In & Out Urgent Care

In & Out Urgent Care and Scott Walker Consulting started working together a few months ago. In & Out celebrated its first anniversary in Old Metairie a couple of months ago and has another location Uptown, across from Tulane’s Turchin Stadium. We’ve worked on several fun projects together, including this mailer that is going out to homes across Old Metairie today and the video testimonial after the jump. 

Urgent Care postcard front (11x6) revised

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