Reduce Anxiety and Overwhelm When Hosting An Event
Get to know thyself! When you know what makes you anxious deal with it and stress will dissipate.
Hosting Virtual Events, Summits, In-Person, any type of experience can be filled with anxiety, overwhelm and stress. This is literally the reason many opt-out to just be an attendee and never build their own stages. It’s intimidating project, so so so many moving pieces.
I want to share with you what I’ve learned in this time being an event planner and producer, a tech wizard and dealing with anxiety since I can remember…
Hope this helps ❤️
Keep reading and listen to the episode!
Below you will read a summary that ai crafted for us, and you can take your own notes while you listen. But these are the main points we discussed….
Summary mostly by Writesonic ai – with episode’s transcript:
Hosting an event, whether virtual or in-person, can be an exciting opportunity to connect with your audience and deliver valuable content. However, it can also be a source of anxiety and overwhelm due to the multitude of tasks and details involved. In this blog post, we will explore effective strategies to reduce anxiety and ensure a successful event that leaves both you and your audience happy and satisfied.
5 Tips To Overcome Anxiety When Hosting Virtual Events:
1. Focus on the Audience:
One of the key factors in creating a successful event is to prioritize the needs and expectations of your audience. By understanding their desires and challenges, you can tailor your content and format to provide a transformative experience. When you shift your focus from yourself to your audience, the pressure and anxiety tend to diminish, allowing you to create an engaging and impactful event.
2. Plan and Follow the Foundation:
To avoid feeling overwhelmed, it is crucial to establish a solid foundation for your event. This includes creating a detailed plan, setting due dates, and adhering to them. Procrastination only adds to the stress and anxiety, so staying organized and disciplined is essential. By breaking down the tasks into manageable steps and following a timeline, you can ensure that everything is completed on time and with precision.
3. Seek Support:
Hosting an event is not a one-person job. Surround yourself with a reliable and supportive team who can assist you in various aspects of event planning and execution. Delegating tasks and sharing responsibilities will not only alleviate your workload but also provide a sense of reassurance and confidence. Additionally, having a support system of like-minded individuals who understand the challenges of event hosting can be invaluable in reducing anxiety and providing encouragement.
4. Take Care of Yourself:
Self-care is often overlooked when planning events, but it is crucial for maintaining your well-being and managing anxiety. Prioritize your physical and mental health by staying hydrated, getting enough rest, and nourishing your body with essential nutrients. Incorporate stress-relieving activities such as exercise, meditation, or engaging in hobbies that bring you joy. When you take care of yourself, you are better equipped to handle the demands of event hosting with a clear and focused mind.
5. Embrace Imperfection:
Ziza and Anna underscore the importance of treating speakers with respect and appreciation. Speakers play a pivotal role in the success of your event, and acknowledging their efforts can lead to stronger partnerships and recommendations. A simple “thank you” note after the event can go a long way in building a positive relationship.
What Can We Do To Make Changes Right Now?
Hosting events can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience, but it can also come with its fair share of anxiety and overwhelm. By shifting your focus to the audience, planning meticulously, seeking support, taking care of yourself, and embracing imperfections, you can overcome these challenges and create events that leave a lasting impact. Remember, the key is to prioritize the transformation and experience of your audience, and everything else will fall into place. So, take a deep breath, trust the process, and enjoy the journey of hosting remarkable events.
– Notes by AI
Notes by the host Anna Andrea:
What you can do right now is check a few things starting with the most important of all: YOU.
How do YOU feel about everything. From how does your body feel, mind, gut? Could your feelings be lying to you?
ASK yourself the tough questions.
– Do I have to ask for help? Am I really drowning in tasks?
– Am I too controlling with the look and outcome? Can I TRUST that others are as talented if not more than me?
– Have I planned different scenarios of what can happen, to have a plan of action to take?
– Am I afraid? What is making me anxious? What is it that I need to know that will give me peace?
and so on!
When we check OUR anxiety.
In my personal case, managing my anxiety means I need to know 2 things: WHY and WHAT is the plan. So I figure it out so I can chill the F out!
You, you gotta figure out yours. I got a plug for you if you are into knowing yourself, she will check your Human Design and tell you!
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Meet The Speaker
Founder of Anna Andrea Digital. Irresistible Event Experience Creator. Creator of the irresistible virtual event formula, host of the chatbots for coaches summit, and Build Your Own Virtual Stage Summit. Beach-obsessed event strategist, award-winning event planner, designer & Tech Wizard.
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