Are You An Imposter?

An interesting article about the ‘imposter syndrome’ albeit focusing on the female experience of it. https://www.forbes.com/sites/carolkinseygoman/2018/05/17/how-women-can-escape-the-imposter-syndrome-trap/#7ec960bc489b

As a coach, I see this at play in both men and women that I work with. The article suggests the need to own your accomplishments, find ways to step up to taking your earned place at the ‘table’ and to experiment with the signals you send through both your body and verbal language in line with the well-known Amy Cuddy TED talk.

All useful advice for both genders, and in both work and life situations, but the article started me musing on what I have learned about the imposter syndrome from listening to people I coach. Read More

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