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Industry conferences are perfect opportunities to learn, network ... and finally schmooze with great friends in person! Cheers!
Somerby Senior Living - "What's Voice Over?!"
Ever wonder what is voice over and how it's made? Here's your chance to find out ... and even try your hand, er, voice at a script or two!
Vocal Health During Cold & Flu Season
Winter colds & flus are hard to avoid ... and problematic when coughing continues for weeks afterwards! Safeguard your vocal health early.
On Camera Confidence with Sheryl Plouffe
Want to be more confident on camera? Here are some tips to help you overcome camera shyness and nervousness.
Silver Spring Town Center Speaker Series
Have a dream you've always longed to pursue? Now's the time! All you need is determination and a plan for success.
To Work or Not to Work Over the Holidays
The only frenzy in the family should be during the tearing open of presents. Balance family vs. "me" time, however you define it!
Do You Know Your Calling?
Do you keep the line open to your inner voice, to help you find your true path? No? Well, it might be worth a try.
The Sins of Voice Over
Mistakes. Bad judgment. Poor attitude. Here's a truthful, but humorous, look at the foibles in voice over.
Is your next door neighbor a secret superhero? Nah, more likely just a voiceover superstar in disguise instead. Here's how to flush him out.
Looking in All the Right Places for Inspiration
Real life - a source of inspiration for creating memorable characters, especially when coupled with observation and personal experience.
What To Do With Too Much Choice
Finding the right voice over for your project can be a bit overwhelming. So much choice. Here are a few tips to expedite the whole process.
A Most Vocal Escape
Man cave. Quiet place. Secret hideaway. Whatever you call your personal retreat, get thee to it and away from whatever's stressing you.
Size DOES Matter
Don't worry, baby, you're too big to get sucked down the bathtub drain. Likewise, 60 secs of copy is NOT going to fit inside a 30 sec spot.
Re-Entering the Third Dimension
Out of the screen and back into real life. With Covid slowly subsiding, we're beginning to socialize like human beings again. Remember how?
Turning Endings From Bitter to Sweet
Everything eventually ends. And not always well. How do you handle things? Do you choose the bitter or the sweet? It IS a choice.
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Reinventing yourself later in life. I've done it twice successfully and you can too: new career, re-entering the work force, in retirement.
Reinventing Yourself Later in Life
Don't let fear move into the driver's seat. Take charge of your life and take on new challenges. And new directions. Just do so wisely.
All I Want For Christmas…
More stuff. Or...memories? Friendships? Shared experiences? Sometimes you need to focus on what you really want. Or need. Not just stuff.
Storytelling in 30 Seconds (or Less)
Sometimes you only have 30 secs to build a world and convince people to play in it. Japanese poetry, Shakespeare & Sorkin can show you how.
The Mighty Morphin’ Monopoly Mogul
Morphing isn't just for Power Rangers. We're constantly changing as we move through life. How many different roles have you played?
Keeping a Balanced Perspective
What's the best mindset for tackling problems? That of an optimist? Pessimist? Personally, I opt for being a realist. That middle ground.
When Disaster Comes Calling
"Arrrggghhh!!" Whatever your exclamation of choice, it all means the same thing: sh*t happened. And it probably happened to you.
Mentorship: Helping Those Coming Up From Behind
Sometimes it’s the personal advice or heart-to-heart talks that can make all the difference in someone’s life.
Physically Limited, Socially Expanded
It all started when I was 12, buying an issue of “Teen” magazine. A penpal! A distant friend. Shared experiences. A lifeline.