How to Take Risks and Not Give Up on Your Passion with Maccabee Griffin


Do you have what it takes to be patient and take risks for your passion? To be successful as a business owner, you have to be passionate about what you’re pursuing and keep taking risks without giving up when things get bumpy.

Maccabee Griffin has been a full-time voiceover actor for almost 2 years. He medically retired from the US Army and was working full-time in a manufacturing job before the pandemic hit. Maccabee uses his voice and a network of creative specialists to help businesses grow and thrive in this digital world.

In today’s episode of The Well-Paid Creative, Maccabee shares how luck and taking risks has enabled him to turn his passion for voice acting into a full-time job. Listen in to learn the importance of appreciating your story and bringing those experiences into the work that you do.


Maccabee talks about:

  • How to be patient to find success as a voice actor.
  • Don’t be afraid to live wholly and bring that experience to work.
  • Why you need to have a passion to be successful in your business.


Here’s a glance at some of the things we talked about:

  • [1:53] How Maccabee got into voice acting, which he’s been doing for almost 2 years now.
  • [3:17] Being a voice actor. The different things you can do as a voice actor using just your voice.
  • [4:17] When opportunity and skill meet. Maccabee explains how luck and his ability to take risks made his voice skills a payable job.
  • [5:42] He describes the interesting projects he’s been able to work on – from big to small projects.
  • [11:02] How to hustle. Learning how to be patient with the process of growing your voice acting business.
  • [14:33] Maccabee’s unfair advantage. He shares his colorful experiences, from being in the military to being a dad.
  • [20:30] Learn how not to give up and be passionate when going after a career as a voiceover artist.

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