7 Tips On How to Deal with the Stresses of Performance Anxiety By Stan Popovich

Whether you perform in an arena in front of millions, or stand at the front of the boardroom to lead a meeting, performance anxiety can takes its toll on your performance. It can be challenging to have to deal with the stresses and anxieties before an upcoming event. As a result, here are 7 tips on how to overcome performance anxiety. 1. Establish Goals. Many professionals get fearful when they know that they will have to perform. To prevent your fears from taking over, you should write down a list of reasons of why your doing a particular performance. Having a sense of purpose and focusing on your goals can be used as motivation in overcoming your fears and anxieties before doing a performance. 2.Use Self-Visualization. Many professionals get nervous the day before a particular event. When this happens, visualize yourself doing the event in your mind. For instance, you have to do a live show in front of a large group of people in the next few days. Before the big day comes, imagine yourself doing the event in your mind. By doing this, you will be better prepared when the time comes. Self-Visualization is a great way to reduce the fear and stress of an upcoming performance. 3. Focus on Something Positive. Another technique that is very helpful is to have a small notebook of positive statements that makes you feel good. Whenever you come across an affirmation that makes you feel good, write it down in a small notebook that you can carry around with you in your pocket. Whenever you feel anxious, open up your...

7 Tips On How To Manage The Fear Of Going On National TV by Stan Popovich

You’re an expert in your field and you have limited resources and a limited budget. One day, you get a phone call or email from a National TV show asking if you want to do a live appearance on their show. Although your excited, you wonder if you have what it takes to be on a show that will be seen by millions around the country. You start to doubt yourself and fear takes over. What do you do? Here are 7 tips on how to manage your fear and anxiety of going on National TV. 1. Establish Some Goals. Many people who have a chance to go on National TV deal with the fear of what might happen. Sometimes their stress and anxiety becomes so great, that some people decide at the last minute not to go on the show. To prevent your fears from taking over, you should write down a list of reasons of why you want to be on TV. Having a sense of purpose of going on TV can be used as motivation in overcoming your fears and anxieties. 2.Use Self-Visualization. Many experts who go on TV get anxious before going on the air. When this happens, visualize yourself doing the event in your mind. For instance, you have to do a live show in front of a large group of people in the next few days. Before the big day comes, imagine yourself doing the event in your mind. By doing this, you will be better prepared when the time comes. Self-Visualization is a great way to reduce the fear and stress of...

Celebrate Fathers with David Andrews and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA ––On Sunday, June 8, 2 pm, Barnes & Noble Booksellers (1201 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA, 90401) will celebrate fathers as role models with the launch of My Father’s Day Gift by National Education Expert David Andrews in conjunction with a book fair to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. David Andrews is one of the nation’s foremost experts on mentoring and the impact of adults on the emerging lives of children and young adults. Written in memory of his own father, My Father’s Day Gift is a fictionalized memoir about the important, yet often ignored influence of fathers as role models in shaping the character of a child. Filled with inspiring vignettes, based on the author’s life, the book also highlights the vital impact of mentors and suggests that their influences are not derived from lengthy conversations or direct instruction, but the distinct and impressionable moments in everyday interactions that matter. Join David Andrews and BBBSGLA for a community event, filled with stories, laughter, inspiration, and family fun. Download the Flyer Here! About Dr. David Andrews: Dr. David Andrews is the dean of Johns Hopkins University of Education (ranked the #1 Graduate School of Education in the country by US News and World Report) and a professor at three major research universities. He has written extensively about the role of adults in parenting and educating children and has been recognized with numerous awards for his work. For more information, visit www.myfathersdaygift.com. About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles makes meaningful, monitored...

JDPR Featured on CEOBlogNation.com

Excerpt: “Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons may remain the same. No matter the tale, the background behind each and every business is what fuels each entrepreneurship and brand.” For the full feature, click here:...