March 10th, 2013 20:13 EST
Judyth Piazza interviews Dr. Ivan Kos about the Study of Fear on The American Perspective
"To change, we need to do what we fear and postpone the most often. And we do it now despite experiencing worries, insecurity and fear," - Dr. Ivan Kos
Radio Talk Show Host and Journalist, Judyth Piazza interviews Dr. Kos about negative thinking, self-criticism and fear on The American Perspective Radio Program.
In a world where negative thinking, self-criticism and fear often dominate the day, Dr. Kos` book, To Dare: It is Easier to Succeed than To Fail offers an antidote that empowers people with the ability to learn from fear, overcome negativity, and transform lives.
To Dare explores the fears that we feel, day in, day out. Some fears are real and should be respected, but fears that are exaggerated and unfounded keep us from truly experiencing our lives and becoming fulfilled individuals. In To Dare, we discover how to use fear`s energy to work for us rather than against us, and become the winners - personally and professionally - that we were born to be. Appealing to the same audience drawn to such bestsellers as What`s Holding You Back, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, and The Power of Positive Thinking, To Dare holds the key to the action solution for transformation.
During the interview Dr. Kos shares some of the common oversights causing managers/leaders to procrastinate:
- Hesitation to take definite action
- Complaints about luck of resources
- Refusal to take responsibility
As a psychotherapist, lecturer, consultant and professor, Dr. Kos specializes in workshops on fear, leadership, optimal productivity, personal responsibility, and communication. Dr. Kos is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a member of the International Association of Applied Psychology, among others, and lives in New York City.
Judyth asks Dr. Kos, "What key quality do you believe all successful people share?" Belief and hope," said Dr. Kos.
"Why do you think people fear change?" Judyth asks. "People fear change in general, they feel if they are uncomfortable they will try something new because it kills the unknown and we have to go outside of our comfort zone and going outside of our comfort zone is very unsettling..." said Dr. Kos.
Dr. Ivan Kos, To Dare: It is Easier to Succeed than Fail