with Lau Lapides
Are you feeling that energy of newness & hope too? Anne & Lau are getting ready for the new year and all that comes with it. Before you jump to goal setting, take a minute to think about what has happened this year & what you want to create next. Reflecting on your accomplishments is an empowering exercise that can help you feel successful & inspired. It is also essential to take a look at the industry as it is now & research predictions or trends for the near future. Understanding the demands of the industry will help you build your goals and business plans around what will serve the current market. Now BOSSES, it's time to goal set. Think big, but not unrealistic…and if you need help, listen up because Anne & Lau have your back.
Anne & Lau reflect on the past year + help you plan for the year ahead, all while keeping joy & growth at the forefront of your biz...
"What we do in this industry should be joy centric." - 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 5 Takeaways
Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:
Stop, reflect, & give yourself credit for your accomplishments this year.
Look for inspiration from people in adjacent or other fields.
Embrace technology to improve your workflow & give yourself more time to be you!
You need to pay attention to the current trends & demands of your market.
It takes courage to grow, but you can do it!
5 Questions for Reflection
Pull out your journal & let your mind run wild:
What is my worth outside of payment?
What do I bring to the jobs I am voicing?
How am I contributing to the industry & world?
What happens after I lend my voice to a project? What impact does that work have on others?
In what ways am I resisting change? How could this change benefit me, even if it is uncomfortable right now?
"I'm reworking my biz to put more of my genuine self into all I do." - Anne
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