On the Kickin' It with Daree podcast, we talk about the things that matter to me, and the things that matter to you in the world of lifestyle, culture, coaching, personal development, personal growth, sprinkled with a little faith and lot of fun. Get practical resources and real advice that will inspire you to improve relationships, develop yourself, and handle everyday situations and stressors. Each episode provides food for thought, tips and strategies you can implement to foster your personal growth and development, and live your life with more fulfillment.
Booths and Sound Isolation: Clubhouse #VOLifeChat with Jean-Francois Donaldson
Whether you are recording for podcasts or voiceovers, sound quality is everything. Jean-Francois Donaldson is a voice actor, demo producer and booth builder, so he knows a little something about booths and sound isolation for VO. We had a chat on Clubhouse about it. We discussed:
How Jean-Francois got started with VO 3:34 Booth building 9:00 Soundproofing and the ideal places to set up a booth in your home 16:07 Prerequisites for your recording environment Materials you can use for sound isolation when recording in a closet Registering as a production studio 31:03 Q&A 38:00 Show Notes - https://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/jeanfrancois-donaldson-voiceover-booths
Note: This was my first time recording a Clubhouse room. I didn't catch the first few minutes of Jean-Francois' audio, so you'll miss his side of our back and forth during the introduction.
Spring Life Update 2021
My quickest life update yet. Here's what I did in the first quarter of 2021, including a new car and a new job on the horizon!
Show Notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/spring-life-update-1st-quarter-2021
The Joy of Voiceover with Trekina White (ColorVO Collective series)
Continuing the ColorVO Collective series highlighting wonderful African American voice actors, this week's feature is Trekina White. Her joyful sound and spirit radiates for such brands as Apple, Amazon, PBS Kids, PlayStation and the Calm app. We talked about how she went full-time in VO, how to vet voiceover resources, auditioning tips, and more!
Show Notes - https://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/trekina-white-colorvo-collective
Prevent Your Passion from Becoming Poison with Sabrina Runbeck
As people are forced to explore their new careers in these stressful times, they often devote a lot of effort without having any clear path in mind. If they don’t have the foundation to move forward and sustain their joy from their passions, they will be, or again become, overwhelmed and dissatisfied.
Achieving psychological growth to stay happy and motivated is easier than people realize. In this episode, Sabrina Runbeck explains how to master your mental immunity, and prevent your passion from becoming poison.
Listen to this episode to learn how to focus, prioritize, stop overworking, and stay open to receive what you need.
Sabrina's hectic life as a front line worker 1:35 Experiencing burnout when trying to follow your passion 6:11 How to boost your energy naturally 7:22 Preventing your passion from becoming poison 14:07 Asian Women Who Boss Up 20:40 How to become an peak performer 25:21 Show Notes - https://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/mental-immunity
Corporate Narration Sensation with Andrew Lander (ColorVO Collective Series)
Andrew Lander is a DC native, award-winning African American voice actor based in Atlanta. His passion for voice acting began behind a podium rather than on stage, and juggles his corporate career with corporate VO and commercials. In this show, we talked about getting out of your head, the demand for African American voices, his "not-quite-Urban but distinctly Black (ish) sound," and how it's best to be in "as many places as possible" to market yourself.
Show Notes - https://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/andrew-lander-colorvo-collective
Living As If with Darryll Stinson
Darryll Stinson is a former Division I athlete, author, dynamic motivational speaker and Founder of Second Chance Athletes. After going from suicidal to successful, Darryll uses his experience to help athletes and entrepreneurs shed their past stories, and create a massive impact that aligns with their highest purpose. Darryll shared the details of his failed suicide attempt, and how he has transformed his life and now teaches others how to elevate their mindset so they can start living out their true purpose.
Show Notes - http://kickinitiwithdaree.com/episode/living-as-if
Kickin' It with Daree is inspiring, motivating, and an absolutely wonderful resource for women! Daree is a very knowledgable and articulate Life Coach and her brilliance as a business woman radiates through all of her content and the incredible guests that are featured on the podcast.
You provide such amazing guest that truly keep me engaged! Additionally, I’m learning a lot!
Super inspiring, love the show!
I love hearing the episodes and tips from each of the guests on new ways to improve my life and relationships. A great listen while on the road!!