“Sometimes I’ll start a sentence, and I don’t even know where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.” –Michael Scott This quote from Dunder Mifflin Paper Company’s Regional Manager Michael Scott (Steve Carrell) is hilarious and the epitome of how he thinks and acts. It is also a perfect description of my life’s journey (and probably … Read More
How To Motivate Your 8 Voice Over Identities – Blog Series
“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame NFL Coach Vince is right. But to do that hard work and to succeed, you need motivation. Earlier this week, I was researching psychological motivation theories. I wanted to see if I could help voice over talent apply these motivational theories to their careers … Read More
Inside the Mind of Voice Talent Rodney Saulsberry
I have learned a lot about how you can use psychology to be successful in this competitive voice over industry. I hope you have learned something, too. Unfortunately, I do not and will not know everything on my own. You must turn to other professionals and those who have had tremendous success for years (and even decades). So, I … Read More
Four Steps for Building Momentum in Your Voice Over Career
In sports, momentum shifts can occur once, twice, or many times throughout the course of a game. In my favorite sport, baseball, a momentum shift can happen in an instant. Both teams are tied throughout most of the game, and in one inning, two players quickly get on base. With one swing, a player drives in three runs with a … Read More
Voice Over – Like Movie Trailers?
Since diving into the field of voice over acting, people have been asking me a lot of questions about what voice actors really do. I don’t blame them. Before I really started researching the field, I thought of voice actors as the people who did things like commercials on TV and radio, character voices in cartoons, and movie trailers. While … Read More
Is It Too Early to Follow Your Dream?
If there’s one thing I learned from college it’s this: it is SO easy to procrastinate. 10 page paper due in a week? Perfect, that means I’ve got 6.75 days to do whatever I want. Now that I’ve graduated, procrastination can play an even bigger, more serious role. Specifically, a lot of people my age are saying the … Read More