Patch: What have you learned about the business?
M.B: In any industry it is a business. While it is important to build genuine relationships, this business is based on money. Money runs the business. When there is no money being generated those "friendships" slowly fade.
Patch: What do you say the key to your career is?
M.B: I would say networking is. In this business I would say talent is 30 percent and networking is 70 percent.
More than once I have described acting in Hollywood or New York as a career in sales with yourself as the product.