Don’t Let Fear Take Your Dream Fear is not something to entertain, but something to conquer! No related posts found Terry Daniel2009-08-04T22:05:23-06:00 34 Comments Greg Friese August 5 at 8:52 am Terry, great video and voice over. You should try rock climbing for your next conquer fear of heights task. Mike Jones August 5 at 10:18 am What a great message and oh-so timely ,Thanks for the inspirational and motivational message we all need,Mike Jones(VoicebyMike) Hunter August 5 at 10:41 am Great work Terry! David Overly August 5 at 12:59 pm Great stuff Terry. And I’m proud of you for taking action. Sonia Heathman August 6 at 10:00 am Great video Terry. I admire your courage a great deal! Last night was my first voice over class…YIPPEE For a long time now, I’ve always been afraid to speak in front of a group of people. However, I did it last night by reading my first copy, It was great! I have two more classes to attend for the Beginner’s VO class and then I decide if I want to move on to the Advanced VO class. Thanks again for the inspiration that you bring and much success! Yolanda Hooks August 9 at 10:20 pm This was a very inspiring log. I have an arthritic condition that causes me extreme pain. I have not been able to work a full time job for the past couple of years as a result of the condition, actually conditions that cause the pain to plague me. I have been looking for a new career to define myself and once again add direction and enjoyment to my life. I have been wondering what has held me back and after watching this I have realized that it is the FEAR of PAIN! OK…and the fear of success too, but that’s easy to overcome. At any rate, it was very inspiring and I look forward to my voice over success. Thanks for the inspiration! Jane Asher October 26 at 8:56 am Nice landing and great message, thank you! Terry Daniel October 26 at 9:08 am Thanks Jane and thanks for all of you for the nice comments! :) John Sipple October 26 at 12:23 pm Hi Terry, Your generosity in sharing experience, whether voice over technicals or inspiration like this video, is really wonderful. I’m very happy to be part of your network. Thank you. John Anthony Piselli October 26 at 2:02 pm Great and timely video! Kudos for overcoming your fear of heights… Caroline Corser October 26 at 5:11 pm Thanks for that inspiring video, Terry. You just gave me a boot in the pants to get out there and get those VO jobs. I know the first step is the hardest. If you can do it, so can I. Well done! Keep Smiling! Caroline The Voice with a Smile monique October 27 at 3:28 am I really liked your kind words. I do get scared that I have to give ALL my money to do voiceovers. I thank you for letting me know that my hunger to get into the business will not prevail. Monique Is Fear Stopping You? | Voices Of Advertising October 28 at 2:01 am […] Terry Daniel has put together a short 1:30 video of inspiration and encouragement for anyone who has a dream….click HERE […] Andrea Christensen October 31 at 10:45 am Terry, thank you – there is a plethora of misinformation on voice over out there. I appreciate your positive voice. Terry Daniel October 31 at 10:49 am Thank you, Andrea! I truly appreciate it. Dan Nims November 16 at 12:07 pm Excellent piece, Terry. I remember learning to fly in the late ’70s. (Got my private pilot’s license in 1980) To master being in control of an airplane you must be willing to go ‘outside’ of your comfort zone. Practicing ‘stall recovery’ was one of those absolutely necessary skills you must learn. Imagine, flying along just fine and then you have to put the craft in an attitude that makes it ‘quit’ flying. Then you quickly lower the nose to recover. Works every time but it’s a bit scary with the ‘stall warning’ horn going off! You’ve presented excellent tips on the voice acting craft on your videos. Keep up the good work. And best wishes on earning your license, if you don’t have it already! Robert Leach January 7 at 10:07 am That was inspiring thank you. It looks like you were flying over Mnpls. Was that Lake Elmo Airport you flew out of by any chance? Terry Daniel January 7 at 10:08 am Thanks Robert! It was out of Flying Cloud Airport. :) Len Tyzack February 5 at 4:10 am Terry, I am enjoying all the stuff you are passing on. Things are a little different here in Australia but I am getting great benifit from your E mails. Thankyou Ben Bastyr March 7 at 3:08 pm Greetings Terry, Great segment about tackling our fears head on! I also got a kick out of the gravel truck crossing the runway in front of you as you are landing. I noticed major construction in the background. Anyway, this segment struck a cord with me too and as I proceed into a hopeful voice over career with quite an intense fear of public speaking. I have been forcing myself to step out of my ‘comfort zone’ as you did, learn to adjust and be relatively comfortable. It is actually very exciting and motivating! Ben Bastyr David Sigmon April 7 at 3:37 pm Terry, Let me know when you are ready for the next step. I’ll grab my gear and we’ll go sky diving together. Standing by for your call. DS Arlen Chitty April 12 at 9:48 pm Hi! Terry. Excellent advice. Thanks. I am wondering which microphone you were using for your audio. It would be great if you could give us a few tips on microphone techniques, placement and some of the better microphones in the market for voice overs. I am currently using a Rode NT2A and would like your comments. Thanks, Keep it up! Arlen. George Tsiros April 16 at 10:31 pm Terry, Thanks for the inspirational video! It is all too easy for us to allow our fear of success or failure prevent us from living our dreams. Keep reminding us about what really matters most. George Jim Dunn April 22 at 2:50 pm Terry, I’ve been told that dreams should remain just as they are. That is so much bullspit! Thank you for driving (flying!) the point home. Jim Kenric Thomas May 24 at 6:39 pm Ha Ha. This is perfect for me, because I have a dream to do both (fly and make a living through voice overs). Thanks, Terry :) Ernie Douglas August 9 at 5:35 pm Thanks Terry, I get it, and right now I’m hoping that I have not wasted to much time???… Thanx John McLain August 10 at 6:29 pm Wow – what a great message of encouragement. Thanks so much Terry, best to you! David Van Sise October 6 at 9:56 am Thanks Terry! I love these teaching videos you make!! Very inspiring !! I have Fibromyalgia and It’s very hard to do any of my old kind of Physical Labor type work. Voice over work is perfect for me. I just want to get into it the right way so as to not waste time like you’ve said. Keep them Coming!! Sam October 25 at 1:18 am Well said, Terry! I also have had a fear of heights. Had to beat it every day when I went to unload my flatbed trailer. You hit the nail square on the head. I have other fears to deal with. Now’s as good a time as any. Thanks! Bettye Zoller Seitz January 7 at 10:49 pm I teach my students positivism and self-confidence as a crucial element of ANY endeavor including acting or voice overs. Good article and thank you. It also is important to know that with the widespread publicity of voice over work today (very few used to know about it in years past, this is my 34th year as a pro) many are getting into it thinking it is ‘just talking’ or thinking it is something others book you on, jobs just magically ‘come to you.’ This is a SMALL BUSINESS and you are your own publicity agent and must figure out how to make a cash flow stream come to you and keep it coming. It’s not easy. Don’t buy into those who tell you it’s easy or a get rich quick biz. It takes building. Usually, five years minimum are required (if ever) to make significant money and you have to get major work from advertising agencies that pay residuals, sell your own jobs, put in your home recording studio. It takes money to make money of course in every business. Andy Holiday January 24 at 10:07 pm Terry-I’m taking flying lessons too! It is a TOTAL Rush!!!! TB March 17 at 3:20 pm Thank’s for the boost, Terry! Jessica-Virginia Mouffok March 12 at 11:32 pm Hi Terry, thank you very much for your inspirational video! Jason May 31 at 11:19 am Thanks for the great video… I can always use a good kick in the butt. Comments are closed.