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Keep on Learning

The other morning my agent from Red Willow Talent sent me a text asking “Can you send a couple of voice-overs of you doing an auctioneer?”

Well, I have played with it a little in my show here and there during this one bit that I do, but that’s about it. I told her I would get her one in a few hours. One thing I have learned is to say “Yes” to things, even if it’s scary, if it can help you out.

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I spent a few hours watching YouTube videos on how to do the chant, the filler, learning the numbers, and it was very hard to begin with. I knew I needed to get this down quickly, so I practiced as much as possible and got it to a point where I was comfortable enough to record it. I don’t think I’ll win a competition, and I don’t know if I’ll get the role, but I will use it for a small part of my show and it will make a difference.

I really felt I had accomplished something and will keep practicing, because now I can’t wait to bring it on stage. Also, not only did I find a new talent, I learned to keep learning.

Expanding your talents, as I’ve written in the past, can never be driven home enough and sometimes I need to be reminded of it. You have to first say “Yes” then dive head first into new territory to see what you can do.

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The small victories can add up to a bigger one, but you have to have the small ones first. They’re important because they keep you going!!