My professional life plays out on two extremes. In the morning, I record audiobooks. In the evening, I am the PA announcer for a baseball team. There could not be a more vivid study in contrasts.
Unlike like Groucho Marx, I have trouble taking the cigar out of my mouth.
How is it that each incremental improvement in my performance skills causes me to see just how much farther I have to go?
This week, after two-years of doing-the-things-that-need-to-be-done I was offered the opportunity to audition for a book that would move me into a new stratum of recognition.
Narrating non-fiction audiobooks provides a benefit I hadn’t counted on – it’s an incredible learning experience. The book I am currently narrating will be my 20th non-fiction project. My first was the memoir of a philanthropist in Portland, OR who started a very successful program for kids who were born into situations that unequivocally guaranteed …