Modern Gratitude

with Laya Hoffman

You may be busy carving the turkey and making holiday shopping lists, but have you really spent time considering what makes you grateful? In this episode, Anne & Laya reflect on gratitude during the holiday season, covering how to tastefully thank clients during the holidays + how the concept of gratitude can help you reframe negative experiences, elevate your business, and improve your relationships like a #VOBOSS!.


Anne & Laya reflect on gratitude during the holiday season + the importance of incorporating it into your business…

"Being present is the simplest act of gratitude you can add to your day." - 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. Gratitude is all about being present. #VOBOSS

  2. Acting from a place of gratitude keeps your brand genuine.

  3. Thankfulness shows clients + colleagues that you don’t take your work for granted. #VOBOSS

  4. Flip a negative session, job, or situation into a learning experience. #VOBOSS

  5. Turn posting about a job into a moment to express gratitude. Take the time to properly tag everyone on the project & thank them.

  6. Take the thanks a step further by writing a letter, sending an E-Card, or calling a client to express gratitude.

  7. LinkedIn recommendations are a wonderful way to say thanks, while also boosting a colleague or client’s professional profile.

  8. Make a list of what you’re grateful for, and reflect on it when you need a boost! #VOBOSS

  9. Take videos of yourself when you are feeling full, happy and grateful. Use them as motivation. #VOBOSS

  10. Be brave + share your gratitude with friends, family, and on social media, even if it feels awkward at first! #VOBOSS


"Every morning, I take a deep breath and give thanks." - Anne Ganguzza

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