Look! It’s Bat-Anne and Gabbin! Here to save the day with their super powers of adaptability!
To the Boss-mobile! This week Anne and Gabby take you through an adventure of adaptability. They share some insights on how to prepare for the unexpected, recognizing your priorities, adapting on a budget and how to adjust your voiceover business to the current climate.
Quick Concepts from Today’s Episode:
Things break. People let you down. Systems Fail. You have no choice but to adapt
You have to pay the bills. Get motivated by the money. Put yourself first
Don’t see anything or anyone as permanent
Always make connections and have a backup.. just in case
With tech and equipment – your ability to adapt is relative to the amount of money in your bank account and the amount of planning you’ve done
Know your environment and your options. Use a studio or another voice actor
Make sure your phone has hotspot compatibility
Preparedness is important – but adaptability is still key
You must have a backup of your website
You also need to adapt and evolve with this industry
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Anne: We have a cool brand. Isn’t it great to be working at the brand that you love? We have some really awesome keys. We’ve got some great mugs.
Gabby: The T-shirts are really incredible, just fun stuff that you guys can get your hands on to get out there and show your bossness to the world.
Anne: That’s right. Proclaim your bossness. Go to voboss.com and just click on the shop tab. So simple.
Gabby: And now, on with the show.
Anne: Welcome, everybody, to the VO BOSS podcast. I’m your host, Anne Ganguzza, along with my superpower VO bosstie, Gabby Nistico. Hey, Gabby.
Gabby: Hi, but wouldn’t that make me your sidekick?
Anne: I guess so. Superpower sidekick, yeah. I love that.
Gabby: Hell yeah, I will be the Robin to your Batman.
Anne: OK, so my entrepreneurial superpower is… adaptation.
Gabby: No way, me too.
Gabby: I read your mind. I knew what you were going to say.
Anne: Superpower! So yeah, let’s talk about adaptation and why it is so important for your business.
Gabby: You know what, because at the end of the day, we really are Clark Kent in a damn phone booth. We are like, that is the epitome of adapting. Like, I have to get out of these clothes, and I have to transform myself right now, because I gotta go deal with saving the world again.
Anne: There you go.
Gabby: Entrepreneurs are absolutely the Masters of —
Gabby: Change on the fly.
Anne: So true.
Gabby: Especially small business owners. Right? I mean, look, we don’t have time —
Gabby: — to get upset. We don’t have time to get emotional. We don’t have time to wallow in the corner and cry, because —
Anne: Isn’t that the truth?
Gabby: — something isn’t working. We don’t whine, we don’t moan, we move the [expletive] on.
Anne: And you know why? And you know what the biggest motivator for me is?