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How to Overcome the Anxiety of Live Video

By Ian Anderson Gray

Posted in Confidence & Mindset

December 27, 2019

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Do you get anxious before you go live? Or maybe you can't even get started pressing that "go live" button because you're so anxious?

Performance anxiety is a real thing, and that's why I am so excited to have Dr Nick Lazaris on the show. He's a Performance Psychologist and Anxiety Coach and has over 38 years of experience helping entrepreneurs, performing artists, and creatives overcome performance anxiety and stage fright.

I met Nick in Franklin, Tenessee this year and we had an amazing conversation about how some entrepreneurs can really struggle with getting in front of the camera. But more importantly, how to overcome that anxiety.

We Cover...

  • What is performance anxiety?
  • Does it just affect musicians, actors and public speakers? How about entrepreneurs using live video?
  • Why do some people get performance anxiety and some people don't?
  • Why bother? If I get anxious with live video, maybe I should avoid it?
  • How did you get to be a Performance Psychologist & Anxiety Coach?
  • What are the biggest fears that people have in going live or producing a webinar?
  • How do we overcome the anxiety of getting in front of the camera?

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Nick Lazaris

Who is Dr Nick Lazaris?

As a Performance Psychologist and Anxiety Coach, Dr. Nick Lazaris has specialized for 38 years in helping entrepreneurs, performing artists, and creatives overcome Performance Anxiety and Stage Fright and achieve a life and career that they never
imagined possible.

By helping them dramatically increase their self-confidence and overcome their fear, his clients have developed the ability to consistently perform at or near their personal best regardless of the pressure or circumstances.

In addition to coaching and speaking, he has authored 4 books, including The Fearless Business Speaker; From Panic to Peace; The Assertive Communicator; and Stress, Resiliency & Taking Charge of Your Life.

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The Confident Live Marketing Show

The Confident Live Marketing Show is a weekly live video show and podcast. It’s aimed at established entrepreneurs who want to level up their impact, authority and profits through the power of live video, webinars and podcasts. We’ll focus on knocking down the 3 main barriers these entrepreneurs face when creating live content - camera confidence/mindset, tech/gear and content marketing.

It’s hosted by Ian Anderson Gray. He is the founder of the Confident Live Marketing Academy and is the host of the Confident Live Marketing Podcast. He helps entrepreneurs to level up their impact, authority and profits by using live video confidently. He’s founder of Seriously Social - a blog focused on live video and social media tools. He’s an international speaker, trainer, teacher and consultant. He has a passion for making the techno-babble of live video and social media marketing easy to understand. As well as being a geek, husband, and dad to two kids, Ian is also a professional singer and lives near Manchester in the UK.

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