The COVID Cashflow Conundrum

The COVID Cashflow Conundrum

The pinch is on. Are you feeling it yet? No?  Good for you. You’re either resourceful, lucky, a strong businessperson, or have deep reserves (not an exhaustive list of alternatives). A good many of us, though, are feeling “the pinch”. You find it...
Timeless Valuable FREE VO Advice – Where?

Timeless Valuable FREE VO Advice – Where?

This’ll be quick, but it’s dependent on two things: Your level of OCD/perfectionism Your filing system I’ve been to a million VO conferences, several dozen coaches, lots of weekend workshops, webinars, and teleseminars, and like you, I brought along...
Tired of Zoom?

Tired of Zoom?

Zoom.us is great. Despite the hackers, the zoombombs, the security issues, and the network overload…they are still the default video conferencing in the age of COVID. …and I think rightly so. I used to use SKYPE (more at that below) and I gave up on...
The Pivot

The Pivot

The pivot serves two purposes, and embodies them both. There’s a nod to where you are, but the freedom to see where you could be. In that one device, there’s both stability and opportunity. Some might look at a basketball player in a pivot and see how it...
You Have to Ask

You Have to Ask

You’re used to doing this in your marketing, right?  So now that it’s time to shore up some questionable financial contingencies…you’re going to have to do the same… step up, be assertive, and let your concerns be known. You have to...
Tuesday Freebies

Tuesday Freebies

A successful blog gets noticed. How do I know this? Because I am inundated DAILY with requests from all sorts of businesses, enterprises, companies and individuals who want to write guest blogs.   –OR– They found some obscure blog I wrote 8 years ago that...
This Day/Week/Month

This Day/Week/Month

Can you be a closet sociologist like you can be a ghost writer, or a wanna-be pilot? I dunno.  Sociology was my major in college for ONE semester.  Then I went on to Anthropology for one MORE semester before reality hit me in the face. But in my mind, I still wonder...
Secretly, You’ve Wanted This

Secretly, You’ve Wanted This

Have you forgotten?   The deadlines?The kids’ schedules?Your New Year’s Resolutions?Appointments?Responsibilities?The Clock?The Calendar?The Pressure? Guess what?   IT’S ALL GONE! (for the time being) Admit it.  There were plenty of days in the last...
Give Yourself Five Minutes

Give Yourself Five Minutes

The worst is upon us.  As the world prepares for its walk through the fire of this virus, April will be the watershed period. Some are predicting a breakdown of the world-as-we-know-it, and others see light at the end of the tunnel already.  The truth is somewhere in...