with Lau Lapides
Fear is a powerful force, and one that can hold you back from reaching your full potential. But fear doesn't have to be a bad thing. If you let fear in and learn from it, you'll be able to overcome the obstacles that keep you from achieving success as a voice actor. This may seem counterintuitive, but when you're afraid of something, whether it's a new genre, emerging technology, or a difficult conversation, you can use that fear as motivation to push yourself beyond your comfort zone. Bosses, you can't grow without fear. Listen up to learn how you can turn what you're most afraid of into positive actions that will transform your voice over career…
In this episode, Anne & Lau share common fears for voice actors + how to harness that fear for growth & success in your business.
"Be careful what you wish for. You may get it..." - Lau
Lau Lapides is Founder & President of Lau Lapides Company, a boutique coaching, training & production company for voice talent and actors. It has its headquarters in Boston with satellites in NYC, Miami and LA. Programs include hybrid online & in-person workshops, seminars, one-to-one personalized coaching, + showcases in NYC/LA and online. Lau’s media and broadcasting career coaches all work in television, film, radio and theatre. Their voices can be heard around the world.
Top 10 Takeaways
Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:
You have to let fear in to overcome it.
Comparison creates a lot of fear for new voice actors.
Fear can be a great motivator. #VOBOSS
Educate yourself about the what you’re most afraid of.
A support group can help combat & expose common fears. #VOBOSS
Fear of emerging tech will hold you & your business back.
Hire a coach or attend classes to push yourself to try new genres & reads.
Don’t be afraid of negotiating or talking money with clients. #VOBOSS
Use auditions as a place to stretch out of your comfort zone & explore your range.
You cannot grow without fear. #VOBOSS
"I try to do one thing every day that scares me." - Anne
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