How to Stop Being an Introvert & Overcome Shyness

shyDo you suffer from severe shyness? Are you interested in meeting new people but feel awkward and unsure when doing so? Do you want to participate in conversations but get tongue-tied and overly conscious? These are all the tell-tale signs of an introvert; someone who is afraid of meeting new people, constantly feels self-conscious, lacks self-confidence and hates being the centre of attention. If you find yourself watching your friends socializing and wondering why it is so easy for them but so hard for you then you need to take control of your shyness. Being an introvert leaves you on the periphery of life but John Robert Powers can help you to gain the confidence you need to be a part of the action. Follow these steps to break out of your shell!

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Inspirational Stories- Jessica Sanchez

jessica sanchezSince the creation of John Robert Powers in 1923, our courses have produced an abundance of talented individuals, who have gone on to achieve great things, so we would like to share their inspirational stories. One of John Robert Powers’ most successful alumni, Jessica Sanchez, attended programs at the San Diego branch in 2006 and has since gone on to become a global singing sensation.

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Study Habits- the ones to keep & the ones to kick!

study tipsDo you struggle with time management and always seem to fall behind on your workload? Or are you just a procrastinator extraordinaire? Either way, you probably didn’t realize that there are some simple ways to increase your productivity; all you need to do is know which study habits to keep and which ones to kick in order to work more efficiently. At John Robert Powers we encourage our students to realize their full potential and find success. Follow this quick tip guide to study smarter, not harder, and we bet you’ll either ace your next exam or never miss a deadline again.

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Teenage Fashion Tips: How to Find your Signature Style

fashion tipsStyle is your personal stamp on how you dress. Your style tells the world who you are by reflecting your individuality while respecting social conventions of dressing according to the time, place and occasion. Having great style is so much more than just reading glossy fashion magazines and following the latest trends. Style is also about knowing what suits you and creating a well coordinated look from the top of your head to the tip of your toes. Developing a sense of style and cultivating your look is a rite of passage for many teenagers. Follow John Robert Powers’ top fashion tips to help you define your signature style.

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Facilitators’ Testimonials

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at John Robert Powers? We caught up with four facilitators from various courses to gain an insight into what they do and why they love teaching.

Gerardo N. Peralta teaches Voice Communication and runs the Teacher-Led Conversation Club.

JRP teacher

“I was about to end my Voice Communication 1 class when a young student raised her hand. She said, ‘I have a disorder. Usually I start walking around just minutes after the class starts, but in your class I sat down until… now! It’s so interesting.’ My heart melted. Whether a student is a CEO, a celebrity singer or host, an executive or a pre-teen; I make sure I follow the FI-WI principle to Find their Interest and Win their Interest. That’s because I feel, here at JRP, we keep our students’ interests not only in mind, but in our hearts.”

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