Many new performers overwhelm themselves with a daunting task ahead. Their world seems a massive performance problem to solve. Many problems to fix. They are not ready until they feel ready. And there are 10 things to fix before I am ready. Sound familiar?
The perspective for the expert performer is much different. They see their world as underwhelming more often than others! And a desired future in their grasp! How energised is that? And it is a learned skill.
Performance is not a problem to fix. It is the performer sharing with the world and a way of being. They have uncovered their own basics and turned these into productive habits. They are their performance. Their problem solved.