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Introducing Modern Mindset Part 2

with Laya Hoffman

What are you grateful for today? In Part Two of our Modern Mindset series premiere, Anne & Laya connect the conversation between industry and self. They cover forming accountability groups during the pandemic, abundance vs. scarcity mindsets, and the double-edged sword that is social media.

Anne & Laya discuss how mindfulness practices can improve your time in the booth + how to find community during the pandemic.

"Know that even at the highest peak of your career, you’ll never stop learning." - Laya Hoffman

About Laya

Laya Hoffman is an Atlanta based Voice Actor & Podcaster with over 20 years on the mic, specializing in Commercial, Corporate, Promos, and other short form audio projects for forward thinking brands like BMW, Google, Amazon, AAA, Kind Snacks, HBO, ESPN & hundreds more. A former Marketing Exec, Nightclub DJ, and Creative Agency Lead, Laya brings a modern minded approach to her voice work. She is the producer of the She Sounds Like Me Podcast, which she co-hosts with her 8 year old daughter Cyla. Laya is on a mission to advocate for equality, ensuring that all women know they can stand up, speak out and be heard.

Top 10 Takeaways

Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:

  1. Combat fear with education #VOBOSS

  2. Before entering the booth, connect with yourself and approach work with gratitude #VOBOSS

  3. Gratitude and an abundance mindset are the opposite of a scarcity mindset #VOBOSS

  4. Mindful and engaging storytelling is a voice actor’s job #VOBOSS

  5. Connecting to a project’s meaning gives your performance emotional resonance that listeners respond to

  6. The Compass Mentality is connecting with some you look up to, someone who is where you once were, and two people are at a similar place as you in your industry #VOBOSS

  7. Approach social media with an abundance mindset to avoid comparison.

  8. Being someone’s cheerleader on social media and a positive force in virtual spaces fosters connection #VOBOSS

  9. Community is essential for this business, especially during the pandemic.

  10. The purpose of entering virtual spaces is to connect with people, regardless of the medium #VOBOSS

"Want to be successful? Dedicate time each day to educate yourself on the industry." - Anne Ganguzza

Referenced in this Episode

Direct links to things we brought up ++

Learn more about Laya
Connect with the mind behind The Compass Mindset, Kelley Buttrick
Host your next meeting on Zoom
Recorded on ipDTL

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