Lessons in Learning to Lead Myself

3 Months. By May of this year, we’d been living in the Dominican Republic for 3 months. Coaching other VO talents was going really good! But my own voice over career was hitting one hurdle after another. First off we’d moved into an open air jungle bungalow. The windows were screened teak slats that allowed a lovely cross flow when …

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Best Online Productivity Tools

5 Tools that optimize online work in 2021 Although I have been working, mostly from home, as a voice over talent for the last 17 years, I also like to work on other dreams and ventures.  I’m a proud multi-passionate entrepreneur 🙂 Whether I’m working with subcontractors for voice over projects, or developing a new, unrelated business, it is a …

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Moving to the Dominican Republic

On February 1, 2021, my family moved our lives from Seattle, USA, to Cabarete, DR.  This was not a spontaneous decision.   It all started in the fall of 2019.  We wrapped up a crazy summer season with our Airbnbs in Seattle and I was rocking my best year ever in voice over.  A fun vacation was in order!  We needed …

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How to do Voiceover Work

17 years.  Next month marks 17 years that I have been doing voice over work.  It’s crazy how it really doesn’t feel like that long or like it’s getting old.  When you pick a profession to do that is something you truly enjoy, it doesn’t feel like work.  It just feels like getting up every day doing what you love …

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The End of an AirBnb Era

The first day we ever tried hosting on Airbnb was Friday the 13th.  Three years later, it’s now Friday the 13th again, and our last guest checks out.  Spooky, right?!! A new law in Seattle goes into effect on December 15th, 2019 that will require all short term renters to have a short term rental (STR) license.  You cannot obtain …

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Today FM Promos Down Under

I love voicing anything for 2DayFM or any of Southern Cross Austero’s other stations around Australia!  Not just because I’ve been doing this gig for years but because the contests prizes are wicked fun and it pumps me up to think of the winner when I’m doing the job.  When I went on my honeymoon in Thailand, we met a …

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