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Overthought, A Podcast

Overthought is a compelling examination of the lives of classical singers Isaiah Bell and Chris Mayell, discussing performance psychology, creativity, entrepreneurship, life balance, self-doubt and the ways we overcome challenges to attain artistic triumph.
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Dec 15, 2015

We all know that colleague who has to turn every conversation into a promo for their upcoming show, or their side business, even though you're a friend and not a casting director.

Where is the sweet spot between being "savvy self promotor" and an annoying blow-hard? As contractors and sole proprietors, we need to let people know that we are good, and that we are busy, and sought-after. And we have to be responsible for getting our own work (agents or no agents). But how do we do this in a genuine way? Perhaps the answer lies in effective networking. But what does that actually mean?

How do you sing an audition, or have a conversation with a general director, in such a way that you seem "eager & energetic", but don't seem "desperate & irritating"?

-=- Show notes -=-

Book - The Introvert Advantage: How To Thrive in an Extrovert World
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49322.The_Introvert_Advantage

MailChimp - Mail Chimp; Send Better Email
http://mailchimp.com/

Canada's Law on Spam and Other Electronic Threats
http://fightspam.gc.ca

MailChimp Knowledge Base Article - About the Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
http://kb.mailchimp.com/accounts/compliance-tips/about-the-canada-anti-spam-law-casl

The Grammarphobia Blog: It’s NYOOZE to us
http://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2011/07/nyooze-2.html

How To Network Without Being Fake, by Jenn Scalia
http://elitedaily.com/money/how-to-network-without-being-fake/

IMdb - It Should Happen to You (1954)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047123/

YouTube - It Should Happen to You - Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAe8YXCKpzU

YouTube - #AlexFromTarget Meets #EllenFromEllen, TheEllenShow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4NwTJFOm8M

Podcast - Get Fact
http://www.acast.com/getfact

YouTube - Judy Garland: 'Meet Me In St. Louis'. 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yudgy30Dd68

Theme Music: Slyvius Leopold Weiss's Preludio in E Major, played by Jeff Carter
https://musopen.org/music/181/sylvius-leopold-weiss/ponce-preludio-in-e-major/

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