Jim McCarthy is a Media Coach, Voice Over Talent, Business Video/Audio and Podcast Producer, Multi-Business Owner, Encourager of Entrepreneurs as well as an Entrepreneur himself. This is a show where Jim shoots the stuff with various people he finds interesting to get your mind right for the coming week!
Dan McCarthy :: Planting the Seeds for Re-Opening Michigan - JMVO Weekly Primer Ep 59
Quarantine.....there are varying magnitudes of lock down. Each state has different interpretations of what their citizens are *not* to do.
My brother, Daniel McCarthy makes his Primer debut to talk about what is going on in his state of Michigan. He is leading an initiative at his law firm to address Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer with assistance from his clients on a proposal to re-open the State following April 30, 2020. A group of his clients voluntarily joined together and retained a reliable Expert who prepared an accurate modeling report. They’re asking the Governor to consider this report, as opposed to the U of M modeling, which is based on non-public data and methodologies.
If you would like more information about how to do this in your state, contact Dan at email@example.com.
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The power of #bethemcentric
Finding the Good - The JMVO Weekly Primer Episode 57
Last Friday I asked people to share with me their wins for the week, no matter how small they were. I didn't expect much.
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A few days and 100+ comments later, people are still commenting. In any dark time, it always helps to be grateful for what you have, identify the good things that are still and always have been there and keep pushing forward.
Sometimes it helps to hear the good in other people's lives so you can identify it in yours...so I read each one of the comments in this episode.
Get up. Persist.
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Jim has been a professional voice over/video and audio producer/branding dude since 1996. He's voiced well over 1000 scripts for clients who include the likes of Coca-Cola, Jose Cuervo, and Home Depot. He's produced hundreds of script-less unposed videos for hundreds of business folk, artists, musicians and speakers. Jim has also coached hundreds of people from various backgrounds how to do voice overs and is available for coaching that includes demo production packages.
Matt Dubiel :: Your Employment and The Power of Leverage - The JMVO Weekly Primer Ep 56
The economy is good and unemployment is very low. That *doesn’t* mean that you can rest on y...
Networking and How I've Been a Failure - JMVO Weekly Primer Ep 55
Yep...I thought myself as a failure for many years...this is about as real as I've been in a long time.
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Thanks to various elements of conditioning I've had early in life, I've felt the stigma of a hopeless future embrace me.
I honestly don't think of myself as a successful voice over dude. I know what I am capable of pulling off...I also know there are many other talents much better than me. Their talent is to be emulated and admired. They have a true gift from God.
I can imagine that this might be the case for quite a number of you, especially now when everyone's "best life" is being pushed out there these days.
But take heart...
Failing is a good thing.
Hamburger Client Deep Dive and Rate Shaming - JMVO Weekly Primer Ep 54
Yeah...so...the audio production guy (me) had an issue with the recording of this episode due to various software changes. I promise you the quality of the info is.....um, sound!
Bear with me.....
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There is a ton of rate shaming that goes on in VO land these days especially when it comes to prospect who lowball. I have dubbed them "Hamburger Clients". If treated properly, they may become some of your biggest fans.
A few takeaways:
- NEVER balk at an opportunity
- This new economy in the creative space will be powered by relationships
- Sharpen your selling process - Learn how to pivot during the dance
- They get a chance to see what it's like to work with you, so smile and put on a show
- No one wants to stay where they are and typically would like to move up. if they're your fan, they'll probably take you along
- More Hamburger Clients = more referrals
- It's economically smart
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Just scroll through the feed and you’ll be hooked on multiple episodes from the title alone. Even better than the creative titles are the topics that look much more unique than what we have come to expect from business podcasts. Keep it up!
Had the opportunity to listen to episode 10 and it was a hit!! Highly recommend show! Very excited to see where this show goes!