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.

Hosted by Chris Mayell and Isaiah Bell

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13. Selling Yourself

December 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 promoter" 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"?


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