Happy New Year, Friends! January 3rd is a very special day for me. 8 years ago, I turned in my badge and laptop, gathered my belongings and left corporate life. To celebrate, I met a friend for lunch by the beach and we ate burgers and drank champagne to toast the great scary amazing unknown. […]
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Turning Pro in VO – a series
So I wrote about how I turned pro, and in addition to a lovely outpouring of cheers and supportive comments, I also received a number of questions about how I did it. “How do I get into voiceover?” is a common question, and I am happy to share what I know, but instead of responding […]
Preparing to leap…
Tom Fishburne over at Marketoonist published a great cartoon this morning about risk. In the cartoon, and accompanying blog post, he talks about the friction between risk and launching (a product). From my years of launching content, cereal and toys, I remember those discussions well. Check out the cartoon here. I remember the frustration of […]
Are you ready to shine?
It’s showtime. You’re backstage waiting for your cue. Are you ready? Yesterday, my friend + mentor Selena Soo shared some of her best tips on how strategically using publicity can help build your business… and it’s worked for all kinds of folks from health gurus to consultants to performers and storytellers (like me). AND… Selena […]
Business FOMO. It’s a thing.
Business FOMO. It’s a thing. It happens to us when we see our fellow actors getting called to a zillion auditions during pilot season and we’ve heard crickets. It happens to us when we see our fellow entrepreneurs or side hustlers *blowing up* seemingly out of the blue. It happens to us […]
Behind the scenes: Why creatives need stories
My 2018 started off with a retweet from Backstage for an article I wrote almost a year ago. I absolutely love it when I’m able to help my fellow performers by sharing what I learned from my career in marketing with them. Along the way, I’ve also been featured on podcasts like Entrepreneur on Fire, […]