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Mistakes to Avoid in VO

with Lau Lapides

Are past mistakes holding you back from achieving voice over success? Join Anne & Lau on this episode of VO BOSS, where they discuss how to turn missteps into valuable learning experiences. From investing in a voiceover demo to navigating social media mishaps, discover the importance of apologies, accountability, and self-compassion in personal and professional relationships. Learn how admitting to our mistakes can elevate connections with others and avoid the pitfalls of impulsive responses on social media. Tune in to embrace growth, mindfulness, and self-compassion on the journey towards success. Bosses, don't let past mistakes hold you back.

Join Anne & Lau as they discuss the importance of accountability, self-compassion, and growth for voice over success.
"It's your process, invest in it." - 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. Embrace mistakes as opportunities for growth and learning, rather than dwelling on guilt and shame.

  2. Take accountability for your actions and apologize when necessary to strengthen connections and show authenticity in both personal and professional relationships.

  3. Seek support from others to help navigate tough situations and learn from perceived mistakes.

  4. Be mindful of your online presence and think before responding impulsively on social media to avoid potential consequences.

  5. Communicate openly and honestly with clients and colleagues to build trust and ensure a smooth working relationship.

  6. Practice self-awareness and reflection to identify areas where you can improve and develop strategies to overcome challenges.

  7. Foster a growth mindset by embracing challenges, persisting in the face of setbacks, and learning from criticism.

  8. Cultivate resilience by focusing on what you can control, developing healthy coping strategies, and maintaining a positive outlook.

  9. Surround yourself with a supportive network of peers, mentors, and coaches who can provide guidance, encouragement, and constructive feedback.

  10. Celebrate your successes, big and small, and remember to appreciate the journey as much as the destination.

"We're continuous students, learning our craft, enhancing & improving it." - Anne

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