Skip To Content

Kicking Your Fear of Failure

Started Dec 4, 2023

Sorry! The enrollment period is currently closed. Please check back soon.

Full course description

Course Date:

December 5


3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time


90 Minutes


Current/Potential Public Media Leadership

Course Type:



Certificate upon Completion


Fear of failure prevents us from...

Trying New Things Taking on New Challenges and Exposing Yourself to New Experiences

This one 90 minute course introduces you to the statistics around the fear that's holding you back. You'll learn .... about the antidote to the fear of failure. how to not let the blind proofread your vision. and how to get an R-O-F (return on failure)

Plus we'll explore the percentages of people impacted by this fear and find out what demographic deals with this issue the most. Get to the bottom of why so many people struggle with this issue and you'll become more innovative and successful.

Course is offered by NETA

Course Facilitators

Amy Burkett

Amy Burkett

General Manager, PBS Charlotte

Read More

After 30 years in broadcasting, Amy Burkett still loves the business of connecting through media. She’s thrilled to lead the renaissance of WTVI PBS Charlotte, a viewer supported service of Central Piedmont Community College, as general manager since June 2013. Before that she spent 14 years at WLVT PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA as executive vice president. She began her career in commercial television working at network affiliates as an anchor/reporter for nine years.

Over the last 18 years Amy’s studied the art of leadership and received her John Maxwell certification as a trainer, speaker and coach in 2012. New York Times bestselling author John Maxwell has written more leadership books than anyone.

She’s lead teams to four national PBS awards, 37 Emmy nominations, six Mid-Atlantic regional Emmys, two Mid-South regional Emmys, six Pennsylvania Association of Broadcaster’s Awards, five Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas awards and one regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

Amy is originally from Ohio and holds a bachelor’s of science degree in broadcast journalism from Bowling Green State University.