In these days of uncertainty, I just keep thinking:
The world will never be the same.
I think we’re all wondering how this will impact our lives, our careers, our communities—life as we know it—right?
Well, kittens, I can’t speak for everything, but I can speak for the future of VO.
Here’s my take:
- We are all going to be called to be more human, more real than ever before.
- The communications industry is alive and well—although it’s changing. Don’t think your career is over—it’s not.
- There will be no time (or need) for perfection
- You will have to be brave enough to show up and be you. Just raw, beautiful, you.
- Nothing new happens inside of your comfort zone. Well, due to this new reality—here we are—all finding ourselves outside of our comfort zones. At least growth can happen from here (which is why I just rebranded my website).
I believe that with this economic downturn, an authentic brand has never been more important.
When you’re authentically well-branded, you don’t have competition because you’re you and you attract your exact tribe.
When you brand your VO career, you change your life—because by shining a spotlight on the real you, you connect with people more, and that changes everything.
From the bottom of my heart, I want you to succeed. And I know this:
You need a brand. Without a brand, you will be on the losing side of disruption. There’s no time to be a faker. It’s time to be more YOU than you’ve ever been before.
I want you to feel seen. Truly seen! I think it’s all we want as human beings. And you can give it to yourself by owning your authenticity and working on your brand. My tips:
- Don’t be perfect. Be YOU.
- In the moment that we’re real with each other, that’s when everything gets better. It’s freeing and unifying to say, “I’m worried, and I’m not sure exactly what to do, but I know that helping others feels good.”
- A brand doesn’t happen all by itself or manifest from nowhere. Awesomely, it’s already inside you!
- I want to help you have an amazing brand!
Here are ways I can help (from free to biggest investment):
- Schedule a free 15-minute consult. It’s free, and I hope it will spark you to create your authentic brand.
- Read my book. It gives you everything you need to brand yourself.
- Take my class on April 25th and you’ll have three hours to work on your brand.
- Apply for the Live your Brand Program.
- Let CSM brand and business coach you. Reach out for a consultation.
Here’s my truth.
I care about you, and I care about this industry. I want you to step into the post-COVID world better than ever before. I want you to get more projects and feel authentic and confident! I LOVE my work and my clients—and I’m not afraid to own what makes me most helpful…
I can see you. I hold up a mirror to you—so you can see your magnificence. I relish seeing you step into your power and connect more boldly with the world!
How can I help you on this journey? Let’s talk.
Sending so much love,
PS: Each and every Friday for the foreseeable future, I host a virtual party. “The Brand Mingle” will bring VO artists like us together, inform each other on what’s happening in the industry (and how to support each other during this time), keep your brand out there, and thrive in the midst of a global pandemic. To participate, register here!