imposter syndrome

On today’s weekly Q&A I discuss imposter syndrome – what it is and some tips to overcome it.

It’s something I’ve experienced myself and while I didn’t recognise it at the time, looking back it’s really clear it was something I come up against regularly in my corporate career.

So much so, I remember one of a select hand full of high potential senior leaders invited to have lunch with the board members.  Rather than being excited by the opportunity, I got really stressed the night before wondering why they picked me and that I’d be found out as not being as good as the other leaders there.  I completely failed to see this for the opportunity it was and I was just as worthy of being there as my peers.  What a huge amount of stress and suffering I put on myself.

So, if imposture syndrome or the feeling of ‘I’m not good enough’ is something you experience,  watch the video below here for some strategies to overcome it.

And, make sure you head over and join the  Impact Amplifier Private Facebook group so you can post a question, challenge and problem you want me to address in next weeks Q&A session.

 

 

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