Jewelers of America Announces Judi Holler as Opening Keynote for National Convention
Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced that Judi Holler will open the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention with her session, “Fear is My Homeboy: 4 Ways You Can Transform Fear Into A Powerful Secret Weapon.”
The Convention is focused on professional education beyond jewelry, with four Keynotes and a choice of 12 Breakout Sessions covering all aspects of retail business. It takes place July 28-29, 2019, at the InterContinental New York Barclay in New York City.
"In a fun and interactive session, Judi will take the experimental ideas she learned from improv theatre to help participants to apply them to the unscripted stage of everyday life. Judi’s mission: To stop fear from stealing your joy and robbing you of opportunities to succeed the way you really want, the JA said in a statement. "Judi helps audiences transform fear into a powerful secret weapon so you can connect in even more powerful and profitable ways.
"Participants will gain an understanding of fear’s greatest hits, how fear can help you, how to not be burdened by fear of failure and tools to help manage fear, personally and professionally. Judi will also share a five-step fear setting framework to help you take action and offer a sneak peek into the world of improv theatre."
Rather than running scared from fear, keynote speaker, author, and professionally trained improviser Judi Holler has embraced it. An alumni of The Second City’s Conservatory in Chicago, she studied and performed improv theatre at night while working in sales and marketing full time by day. That experience shaped a new vision for success that she’s shared with audiences across the country as Founder and Chief Fear Boss of Holla! Productions.
Judi’s forthcoming book, Fear Is My Homeboy: How to Slay Doubt, Boss Up, and Succeed on Your Own Terms, comes out May 28, 2019, and has been endorsed by best-selling author and media personality Mel Robbins, calling it: “relatable, relevant and most importantly ACTIONABLE!” Fear Is My Homeboy is available for pre-sale now on Amazon, 800 CEO Read, and Barnes & Noble. The first 100 people to register for the Convention will receive a complimentary copy.