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Regret Versus Failure

March 14, 2013 by

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Remember that audition you didn’t submit? Remember that agent you didn’t contact? Remember that coaching you said “no” to? Remember that conference you didn’t attend? Remember that networking you never did? Remember that prospect you didn’t pursue? Remember that piece of equipment you decided not to buy? Remember that new demo you got too busy […]

Not Satisfied With Your Voice Over Career? Try This…

February 27, 2013 by

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You don’t book enough work. You don’t make enough money. You don’t have any big clients. You don’t get any high paying gigs. You don’t have enough auditions. There are all kinds of things you aren’t happy about in your voice over career. All kinds of things you’d like to see changed. Let me ask […]

The dying art form of the “conversation”

August 29, 2012 by

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If you follow the hashtag #CMGRCHat, you will come across a twitter discussion that goes on between community managers of dozens of websites, including those working for Fortune 500 companies. The info can be priceless on certain days. Yesterday, a TED Talk was posted called, “Connected, but alone?”. The TED Talk is an analysis by […]

Things you find out ONLY after working for a voice over website

April 23, 2012 by

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Last night, I had done a conference call about Voice123, and when it was done I started writing a list of things I found out after working for this voice over casting website…that I did not know before. Working with the voice over community means seeing and hearing lots of different questions and opinions. If […]

Mythbusting and diplomacy when change challenges your superhero status

April 3, 2012 by

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The job I had prior to Voice123 involved training people who had worked with paper filing for decades. Along comes this cherubic smiley guy (me), easy to throw darts at because of his big head, who now wants to show them how to do the same tasks…”better”…with an online filing system. You have to imagine […]

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

March 28, 2012 by

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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 […]

Figuring out how best show your love based on your personality

February 14, 2012 by

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Did you ever ask yourself the question while using Voice123, “If I follow all the rules people tell me, why do not I get voiceover work?” Forever in the search to tap into the hidden triggers behind “how to best fascinate others while doing what one loves…and do so well enough to get work ”, […]