What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

Posted on March 28, 2012 by


Do you fear that you will fail at voice overs? The voice over industry, and any other entertainment industry, can be difficult for both voice talent and voice seekers. It is a career based on seeking creative approval from strangers for a paycheck (or paypal). There are no absolutes, and sometimes the creative opinion, “I dunno. I just don’t like it“, can shoot down a job and you will never know the real reasons why you lost out. It could be driven by current trends in media. Sometimes, a person just does not fit.

How do you succeed in such a strange working environment? It could just start with your concerns over failure.

This TED Talk published today holds key advice!

Back in school 15 years ago, an acting teacher explained to me:

  • “There is a way to make a living at this. You just have to find out…if what you have to do for this career…is what you really want out of life.”

Regina Dugan states, “Since we took to the sky, we have wanted to fly faster and farther. And to do so, we’ve had to believe in impossible things and we’ve had to refuse to fear failure.”

What do you think of the video? Any thoughts?