top of page

Get Out of Your Way

with Lau Lapides

Join Anne & Lau as they provide expert insights on overcoming self-sabotage and building powerful connections in the voice over industry. Learn to bring your authentic self to every performance, acknowledge negative self-talk, and rise above self-doubt. Discover strategies to take control of your negative self-talk and move past excuses to help you excel in your voice over career. Anne & Lau will also guide you on how trying new things and getting used to small failures can help you break out of a perfectionist rut and take your voice over business to the next level.

Anne & Lau share expert insights on overcoming self-sabotage, building powerful connections, and excelling in your voice over career.

"Take action to break out of negative thought patterns." - Lau

About 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:

  1. Focus on the story you're telling, not just the sound of your voice, to deliver a more engaging performance.

  2. Utilize self-talk scripting to transform negative thoughts into positive, empowering affirmations.

  3. Build a supportive network of coaches, peers, and mentors to hold you accountable and boost your confidence.

  4. Be open to trying new things and stepping out of your comfort zone to grow your voice acting career.

  5. Invest in your business and save money for future opportunities and growth.

  6. Face your fears and do something that scares you every day to build resilience and courage.

  7. Embrace the power of giving and building connections in the voice acting industry.

  8. Be proactive in making referrals and helping others succeed, as it can benefit both you and your clients.

  9. Practice daily brain dumps to clear your mind and make room for fresh ideas and creativity.

  10. Continuously learn and implement new techniques to enhance your voice over skills and business strategies.

"You are more than just a voice. You are an actor, entrepreneur, and business person..." - Anne

Referenced in this Episode

Direct links to things we brought up ++

Recorded on ipDTL - get it here >>
Get involved with 100voiceswhocare >>
Work with Lau >>


Love the episode? Let our listeners hear from you!


Keep Listening...

Catch Mistakes to Avoid in VO with Lau Lapides

Please rate & review us on Apple, Spotify, Google, and Amazon



More from Anne

She's a powerhouse voice talent, producer, and host. Book time with Anne to get your voiceover career in gear or focus on a specific genre. Catch her each week on VO BOSS or register for an event on >>

Join us for an upcoming event on VOPeeps!

Remote Dubbing for Live Action Film & TV
Remote Dubbing for Live Action Film & TV
with Fannie Brett-Rabault and Max Rabault

June 14, 2023 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT


New episodes every Tuesday...

Sponsored by
Love our Show Notes? Try Podium - it's your tool for AI generated show notes, chapters, clips, transcripts, and more. Try it out today and get 3 free hours and 50% off your first month - CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE >>